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DESIIGNER, STEFFLON DON & BAS TO HEADLINE JAMESON CONNECTS CONCERT

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The annual Jameson Connects Kenya concert today officially announced performing artists, DesiignerStefflon Don and Bas as their headlining acts for this year’s concert scheduled for Saturday, December   at The Waterfront Karen in Nairobi.

Local acts Nyashinki, Naiboi and King Kaka, known for their sterling performances on the music scene are also on the lineup for the mega event.

Hip-Hop star Sidney Royel Selby III better known by his stage name Desiigner is a talented American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor who rose to prominence in 2016 with the launch of his debut single   “Panda“.

The inescapable single earned him a Grammy nomination, two Billboard Music Awards and a deal with Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music label on Def Jam Records. In 2017, he linked with Diplo on their streaming hit “Suicidal” and collaborated with the K-Pop boy band BTS on their “MIC Drop” remix. With a reputation as one of the game’s most exciting performers, he was hand-picked to tour the world with global star Steve Aoki on his Kolony Tour.

 

Desiigner.

Desiigner.

Rapper and singer Stephanie Allen famously known by her stage name Stefflon Don is set to be the second lead act set to entertain the crowd at Jameson Connects 2018. She is best known for her 2017 single “Hurtin’ Me” featuring French Montana which peaked at number 7 on the UK Singles chart.

The British- Jamaican singer has eventually blossomed her career journey since 2015.  Apple named her the first “British Up” next rising-star artist with huge collaborations from big names like Sean Paul and Jeremih. Her first mixtape in 2016 ‘Real Ting’ involved working with some of the best in the game including Lethal Bizzle, Section Boyz and Jeremih which spoke volumes.

Bas, a Sudanese-American rapper whose real name is Abbas Hamad will be the third lead act. Bas has  held  his own alongside Cole and 50 Cent on the ‘New York Times’, featured in ‘Tribe’, DJ Khaled’sSuffering from Success’ and  burnished his own image with the Quarter Water Raised Me mixtape series making it to the most the recent installment of Source Magazine’s 2013 list of Top 20 tapes.

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