Thousands of afrobeats lovers worldwide flocked to Portgual for the Afro Nation festival on Friday 1 July. The likes of Megan Thee Stallion, Wizkid, Burna Boy and Davido headlined the festival while some of Mzansi’s artists also gave show-stopping performances. Amapiano DJs Uncle Waffles, DBN Gogo, Kabza De Small and Osama hitmaker Zakes Bantwini all hit the Afro Nation stage.
UNCLE WAFFLES HITS THE AFRO NATION STAGE
Since becoming a viral sensation in October 2021, Uncle Waffles has performed at music festivals and popular venues in Ghana, Kenya, London, Dublin and several other countries.
The Tanzania hitmaker was one of the few amapiano acts on the Afro Nation lineup. Uncle Waffles performed at the three-day festival on Saturday 2 July and wowed the crowd with her DJ skills and stage presence.
Taking to Instagram on 3 July, she wrote: “Thank you Afro Nation. Thank you Portugal.”
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DBN GOGO RUBS SHOULDERS WITH DAVIDO
Amapiano star DBN Gogo hit the Afro Nation stage on Friday 1 July. Other Mzansi stars who performed include Major League DJs, Musa Keys and Moonchild Sanelly.
Not only did they hit the stage to perform, but the amapiano stars mingled with some of the headliners who were at the event. DBN Gogo and Moonchild Sanelly rubbed shoulders with Nigerian muso Davido.
DBN Gogo also spent some time with award-winning afrobeats star Wizkid, who headlined the festival on 2 July.
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BURNA BOY CLOSES AFRO NATION
Nigerian star Burna Boy closed the Afro Nation festival on Sunday 3 July with some of his biggest hits including his new single, Last Last. Festival-goers posted snaps of the Grammy winner’s performance and others praised his stage presence.
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