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WizKid And A Star-Studded Line-Up Headlining One Africa Music Fest In Dubai

Africa’s hottest music sensations are set to light up the stage with Afrobeats music at the 2018 One Africa Music Fest in Dubai Festival City, on Friday, 16th November.

‘One Dance’ rapper WizKid headlining One Africa Music Fest

First off, you might know WizKid, the rapper who featured on Drake’s 2016 party anthem ‘One Dance,’ which peaked at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 charts. The 28-year old rapper has been working tirelessly to maintain his position as an icon of Nigeria’s music scene, with hits like ‘Come Closer’ and ‘Energy.’

Star-studded line-up for One Africa Music Fest

More than a concert, the music festival showcases the best of Afrobeats talent from the continent. This edition, 21 artists are set to headline the festival and more to be announced. The headliners are Davido, Diamond Platnumz, Eddy Kenzo, Tekno, Wande Coal, Akothee, Sarkodie, Betty G, Awilo, Kranium, lij Michael, Niniola, Nhatty Man, Vanessa Mdee, Banky W, Tiwa Savage, nandy, Nasty C, Kizz Danel and Souhila.

Afrobeats the fastest growing music genre

The music scene from Africa has been witnessing mass appeal among mainstream listeners, music festivals and through A-lister collaborations. Thanks to One Africa Global, the festival has been “the centre of the sound,” providing African music talent the platform to showcase their music.

Big opportunity for aspiring artists

Looking to make it big in the Afrobeats world? One Africa Global is giving budding musicians the opportunity to perform in front of Dubai’s party people at One Africa Music Festival. To register, go to It’s an exciting world of opportunities ahead!

Save the date: Friday, 16th November

WizKid and his 20 native music sensations are headlining One Africa Music Fest on Friday, 16th November, at the Dubai Festival City arena. Five categories of tickets are available: Student ticket (Dhs150), General admission (Dhs200), Fan pit ticket (Dhs300), VIP ticket (Dhs400) and tables available for Dhs4,000.