Davido Will Be Headlining AfroFuture, Africa’s Version Of Coachella In December, See More Details

BY JO Mensah October 18, 2023 4:30 AM EDT
Black Sherif, Davido, and JHus
Black Sherif, Davido, and JHus will be headlining 2023 AfoFuture in Ghana Photo source: @fusedafrica, @davido, @jhusworld

Nigerian superstar Davido, UK rapper J Hus, and Ghanaian rapper Black Sherif have been unveiled as the headline acts for the 2023 AfroFuture.

Ghana is gearing up for an extraordinary musical experience as some of the biggest names in the Afrobeats and rap scenes prepare to take the stage at the AfroFuture concert.

AfroFuture is set to kick off on December 28, 2023. It promises to be more than just a music festival. The two-day jamboree will blend entertainment with education and cultural activities to captivate the audience.

Davido, Black Sherif, JHus to thrill partygoers

Davido, who recently welcomed twins, is a global music icon. He is known for his infectious Afrobeats rhythms and charismatic performances. With his extensive catalogue and a massive fan base, his presence at AfroFuture will be a major draw for music enthusiasts.

J Hus, a prominent rapper from the UK, has risen to stardom with his unique blend of Afrobeats and rap. His genre-defying music and engaging stage presence will set the crowd ablaze at the event.

Rapper Black Sherif has taken the music scene by storm with his thought-provoking lyrics and fresh sound. He recently won his first BET award. His inclusion as a headline act reflects the event’s commitment to showcasing local talent on the international stage.

AfroFuture is Africa’s Coachella

Formerly known as Afrochella, AfroFuture is virtually themed on America’s Coachella.

Beyond the captivating music, AfroFuture aims to provide a holistic cultural experience. The festival’s organizers have curated a diverse lineup of educational and cultural activities to enrich patrons’ understanding of the rich tapestry of African and diasporan cultures.

Festival-goers can expect a plethora of workshops, discussions, and interactive experiences that delve into art, history, fashion, and cuisine. This unique fusion of music and culture sets AfroFuture apart as a must-attend event for those seeking not only great music but also an immersive cultural journey.

Rema and Kendrick Lamar headline Hey Neighbour festival

Meanwhile, Afrobeats sensation Rema will set to light up the stage at the Hey Neighbour Festival in South Africa, on December 9. Even more exciting, he will be sharing the limelight with acclaimed American rapper Kendrick Lamar.

According to the organisers, the highly anticipated event was not just about music but also a celebration of unity and cultural diversity. They have passionately expressed their vision to bring people from all walks of life together through music.