The highly-anticipated Afro Nation festival is set to make its way to the United States in just a few months, and fans of afrobeats and dancehall music are in for a treat. Afro Nation Miami, which will take place on May 27-28 at LoanDepot Park, will feature a lineup of some of the biggest names in the music industry. The festival is headlined by Nigerian superstars Burna Boy and Wizkid, and now, the lineup has just gotten even better with the addition of Jamaican dancehall icons Mavado and Beenie Man.
The announcement was made by Afro Nation on March 9, which also revealed that Nigerian artist Fireboy DML and Panamanian singer Sech will also be joining the already stacked lineup. The festival has also added DBN Gogo and Kelvin Momo to their special Piano People stage, which is dedicated to showcasing the South African amapiano genre. The Piano People stage will be headlined by Major League DJZ and Uncle Waffles.
Afro Nation Miami has already confirmed an impressive list of artists, including rising stars Rema and Asake, CKay, BNXN, and Black Sherif, and French rapper Franglish.
Afro Nation has become a trailblazing festival franchise, having already held successful events in Portugal, Puerto Rico, and Ghana in recent years. The Miami edition promises to be just as memorable, with an incredible lineup of afrobeats and dancehall talent set to perform over two days.
Fireboy DML, who is set to perform at the festival, recently released his highly-anticipated Playboy album back in August 2022. The project features collaborations with Rema, Ed Sheeran, Euro, Asake, Shenseea, and Chris Brown and went on to reach the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Heatseeker Albums chart.
As we countdown to Afro Nation Miami, music lovers from all around the world are excited to see some of the biggest names in afrobeats and dancehall come together for a weekend of unforgettable performances. With the addition of Mavado and Beenie Man, the festival is sure to be one of the most talked-about music events of the year.