Lineup for Independence extravaganza revealed
With Nigeria’s pop group P Square headlining this year’s 48 hours independence festival, the organizing team, Dladleng entertainment recently revealed supporting acts for the highly anticipated show slated for the 26 to the 28th of September at Lions Park. The organizers promised over 30 artists on the lineup from South Africa, Nigeria and local acts. On the lineup is Black Motion, Heavy K and Shota from South Africa while locals include Vee, Culture Spears, Slizer, Team Distant, Groovy-souls, Chrispin the drummer, La Timmy, DJ Sly, Fondo Fire, Goveia, Shaboo and Mosako.
“We are still negotiating with other artists to add to the lineup because our aim is to have more than 30 artists performing. This is the second edition of the event and we want it to be better than the first as we celebrate the beauty of music and our national independence as Botswana turns 48 years, that is why we have local artists at the forefront for this event,” said Joshua Ruzvidzo of Dladleng entertainment.
It will be P Square’s first performance in Botswana and according to Ruzvidzo the duo is excited to be coming here especially as they are about release their 6th Album. “This means that Batswana will be the first in Southern Africa to enjoy their new offering. Their album singles Testimony and Alingo are already enjoying massive airplay. They are a well recognized group in Africa and they will act as an inspiration to local artists,” he said.
Ruzvido said preparations we going well though they have yet to decide on the entry fee, , “As for your security we have over 200 security personnel: Botswana Police Service, bouncers, car guards and dog patrols.”