Press Release | 17 September 2016 15:06 CET

Road to MAMA hits Hard Rock Cafe October 2nd


With just six weeks to go until the  MTV Africa Music Awards Johannesburg 2016 (MAMA), a dazzling line-up of artists  is set to headline Lagos's annual Road to MAMA  party, taking place this year at the Hard Rock Cafe, Lagos on Sunday, 2, October.

The MTV Africa Music Awards Johannesburg 2016 are brought to you by Joburg Tourism in partnership with Absolut Vodka and Google, and in association with DStv and MTN. DJ-Xclusive

Headlining the gig is reggae-dancehall star Patoranking, who wowed Durban music fans at last year's spectacular ceremony and took home the award for MAMA Best New Act at the 2015 MAMA. He'll be joined by Hip Hop freshman Nasty C who's – set to heat up the MAMA main stage in Johannesburg – and fast-rising Hip Hop star Ycee, who's also been confirmed to perform at the show.

More Nigerian Hip Hop artistry will be showcased by prolific rapper Skales, while Runtown will be showing off his R&B/reggae moves. Rising Afro-Pop/Highlife newcomer Koker and award-winning “Love don't Care” songbird Simi complete the line-up.

Rounding out the evening with some hot deck action  will be  DJs Xclusive, Humility, Kaywise, Hazan and TTB.

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