M.anifest is set to hit the shores of the UK for two headlining performances.
On March 10, in London at the Assembly Hall in Walthamstow (WAH17), the rapper will perform for a packed crowd as he co-headlines to celebrate 15 years of the ”Lake of Stars” festival, an annual music festival held in Malawi. He will then proceed to Glasgow on the 11th of March.
M.anifest promises an energetic performance in front of a diverse crowd of music lovers. Tickets for the event are out and can be purchased (Lake of Stars London and Lake of Stars Glasgow). Among the other acts billed to perform are Frightened Rabbit from Scotland, Faith Mussa from Malawi, Bongeziwe Mabandla (South Africa), Wezi HeartSound (Zambia), Zathu (Malawi) and Goldierocks (UK).
M.ANIFEST – Award-winning Ghanaian rapper and poet M.anifest, described by the Guardian as ”the foremost rapper on the continent”, is known for his multilingual wordplay that marries traditional African sounds with Hip-Hop sensibilities.
FRIGHTENED RABBIT – Scottish indie favourites, Frightened Rabbit will be performing fresh from a US tour. The band have five albums under their belt with their last two hitting the top 20 in the UK album charts, receiving critical & commercial acclaim.
FAITH MUSSA – Malawi’s legendary, Faith Mussa will be showcasing his unique one-man-band set up, combining loop pedals with traditional Malawian instruments and sounds, following a successful 2017 Glastonbury Festival slot.
WEZI HEARTSOUND – The award-winning guitarist, vocalist and songwriter is the undisputed queen of Afro-soul in her home country, coming from a long line of soulful Zambian singers.
ZATHU – The talented young six-piece Malawi newcomers are making their debut appearance in the UK, bringing their fresh, joyful, music that beautifully marries traditional and modern sounds.
GOLDIEROCKS – Long-term Lake of Stars collaborator, Goldierocks is an international DJ and broadcaster with a celebrity following as long as your arm and a weekly, award-winning global new music radio show ”The Selector”.