Afro Nation is a comparatively new competition but it surely’s already increasing quickly — identical to the style it goals to focus on. Whereas the primary version happened in Portugal in 2022, Afro Nation simply held its first stateside event in Miami forward of its return to Europe this summer time. Forward of this weekend’s festivities in Miami, Afro Nation has revealed its subsequent growth. On August 19 and 29, Afro Nation is taking on the previous web site of the Brewster-Douglass public housing initiatives in Detroit, Michigan for its third occasion of the 12 months.
As with its prior present in Miami, AND can be headlined by Burna Boy, though Wizkid can be changed with Davido, whereas they’ll be supported by US stars like Ari Lennox, Coi Leray, Latto, and Masego, in addition to rising Nigerian stars Kizz Daniel and sibling duo P-Sq.. And identical to prior iterations, the Detroit occasion may have an Amapiano stage to showcase a few of the South African dance style’s flourishing DJs together with a comedy present, block social gathering, discussions and panels, and one thing referred to as a Motown particular, paying homage to the town’s musical roots.
Tickets are attributable to go on sale on Friday, June 2. You may get extra data at Afro Nation’s Detroit website.
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