SAUTI SOL, WIZKID, C4 PEDRO & DJ MAPHORISA TO PERFORM AT THE MAMAs ON SATURDAY
Other than landing two nominations in the 6th edition of the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs), Kenyan AfroPop supergroup Sauti Sol will also be performing during the event to be held in Johannesburg on Saturday 22.
Also lighting up the MAMA stage with dazzling live performances will be Nigerian AfroBeat giant Wizkid, Angolan Kizomba icon C4 Pedro and legendary South African House DJ and producer, DJ Maphorisa as they all head to Johannesburg to perform at the Ticketpro Dome.
Fresh from his recent collaboration with Drake, Wizkid is this year’s most nominated MAMA artist, with an incredible 6 nominations, including two nods for Song of the Year, plus the prestigious Artist of the Year, Best Male and Personality of the Year. East coast foursome Sauti Sol is not far behind with an amazing 4 nominations including Best Group, Artist of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Collaboration featuring Alikiba.
C4 Pedro is going head-to-head against the continent’s best Portuguese-speaking artists in the Best Lusophone category, Uhuru alumnus DJ Maphorisa, who has been hitting the headlines recently for his co-production credit on Drake’s “One Dance”, is back in the spotlight for his solo achievements at this year’s awards, notching up two nominations, for Song of the Year and Best Collaboration featuring Wizkid.