Diplo, Burna Boy, Davido to headline GidiFest next month

Electronic music comes to Lagos like never before


Over the last 3 years, Gidi Fest have tried to pull off an international standard music festival in Nigeria. The last editions of Gidi Fest have increasingly taken a global outlook with the inclusion of South African Rappers, K.O and Riky Rick. This year, Gidi Fest is going even bigger with its surprise announcement of Diplo as a headliner. Diplo is a third of DJ-ing group, Major Lazer and is the festival’s first international DJ booking.

Diplo is going to be in Nigeria to mark the beginning of his African tour expected to reach 6 different African countries. He has worked with Davido and Wizkid in the past on “Skelewu Remix” and “Boom” respectively and Gidi Fest would give him a chance to meet up with other Nigerian artist while highlighting the festival as an international music event.

Gidi Fest will hold at the Eko Atlantic, Victoria Island on the 15th of April. Other artists expected to feature at the event are Reekado Banks, Seyi Shay, Simi, Niniola, DJ Neptune, DJ Obi and others. Tanzanian singer, Vanessa Mdee and Kenyan band Sauti Sol also expected to grace the event.

You can get tickets for Gidi Fest here.


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