Grant winning rapper AKA will feature the debut Africa Connect Music Festival on May 4 in Randfontein on the West Rand.
As per celebration coordinators, the motivation behind facilitating the celebration is to support African solidarity and resistance among individuals following the ongoing string of xenophobic assaults.
The debut occasion will be held at Plot 176 Lazar Avenue and is arranged as a feature of Africa Month festivities.
Celebration marketing specialist Zakhele Shiba said the occasion will be a festival of African social trade through music, nourishment and way of life.
“Randfontein is an ideal scene since it has numerous mines where the work comprises of individuals who originate from nations, for example, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia and Mozambique, among others.
“Two specialists from every nation will be welcome to perform and before every execution, their national songs of praise will be played. Fans will raise banners from their nations as an indication of appreciation.”
The line-up incorporates Enzo Ishall, Killer T and Soul Jah Love (all from Zimbabwe), Vee Mampeezy (Botswana), Swazi Boyz (eSwatini), Ziqo (Mozambique), Leomile (Lesotho), Nu Era, and Biblos from South Africa.