Maftown Heights Vol. 3 Edition has Arrived.

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Maftown Heights Vol. 3 Edition has Arrived. Maftown Heights Vol. 3 Edition has Arrived. Maftown HeightsThe third installment of Maftown Heights has arrived and will be taking place at Bassline, Newtown, Johannesburg on Friday 30 November 2012!

Over the past three years Maftown Heights has been making a strong mark in the hip hop scene and has now solidified itself as the ultimate, must-attend, annual hip-hop event that celebrates the loudly and proudly South African born hip hop sub-genre known as Motswako and the town of its origin, Mafikeng!  This hip hop festival not only aims to show its guest a good time, but it is a festival that aims to continue making a mark in the South African landscape with regards to culture preservation and celebration.

The event primarily aims to highlight how Motswako, a vernacular (i.e. Tswana) hip hop art form, continues to break barriers nationally, across the continent and now across the globe to become one of the most exciting evolutions of the hip hop global journey!  In case you didn’t know, the festival is the brainchild of Khuli Chana and Dreamteam SA with Miller coming on board as the main sponsor alongside YFM and Channel O as the radio and tv media partners respectively, so this is looking like it could be the biggest jump-off of the year.

The 2012 Maftown Heights line up is one for the books, featuring an exciting blend of the legendary and upcoming proponents of Motswako (i.e. the Maftown crew): Khuli Chana, HHP, Tuks, JR, Morafe, Cassper Nyovest, Zeus, Notshi, Hash I & KT, and Lection, alongside friends of Maftown such as AKA, Reason, Kabelo, Teargas, Jozi, Flex Boogie, and L-Tido.

Merchandise (including limited edition t-shirts and caps, as well as artist cd’s) will be on sale at Maftown Heights 2012. Guests of the event will also form part of history in the making as both the Maftown Heights documentary and shooting of the “Hape le Hape Pt 1” video of Khuli Chana ft AKA, Zeus, Reason, Towdee Mac and KayGizm will happen on the day.

Tickets are available for purchase on Computicket and Shoprite for R150 and will sell for R200 at the door on the night:

Computicket Event Link: http://online.computicket.com/web/event/maftown_heights_2012/684762505/0/51160720

  • muhuu

    y mo molemi s name is not on da list of maftown crew???????///

  • Khethiwe

    What is the criteria of choosing perfomers?? c’mon guys… where is Molemi, Beatjunky,Fifi COOPER, Ruff Sketch Clientele… I mean if you look to your right now on the Newcomer’s delight..there is ‘Succezz’ there representing motswako, and what about Element,Maths and Rhymstein..i mean this cats will have to steer the motswako ship oneday… why not expose them now…and please don’t tell me about the money bcos there are many cats mentioned who i knw that they would do Maftown heights for Free any day…I hope someone gets to read this…Hype please pass the msg on..

  • Sheila Afari

    Hi Muhuu and Khethiwe

    Thank you for your comments. Please be advised that Mo Molemi has recently been added to the Maftown Hights line-up, as well as Stoan (Bongo Muffin) and Dineo Moeketsi (V Entertainment) who will join all the artists on stage as MCs for the evening.

    Khethiwe, your suggestions are great. I will definitely pass them onto the organisers as recommendation for next year.

    Please do not hesitate to contact me should you have any further queries about the event pr@sheilaafari.com

    For up to date info on Maftown Heights follow @MaftownHeights on Twitter.

    Kind Regards,

    Sheila Afari

  • Sheila Afari

    Hi Khethiwe

    Please be advised that the Maftown Heights organisers already have your suggestions as part of their greater vision for Maftown Heights.

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