Afrobeats is well represented at the 2024 Wireless Festival.
Nigerian music is enjoying commercial acclaim globally as Nigerian artists are winning prestigious awards and performing at popular festivals.
In new developments, Nigerian stars Asake, Rema, Shallipopi, and Ruger are all set to perform at the Wireless Festival in the United Kingdom.
The Afrobeats hitmakers are set to join other international artists on the star-studded lineup that includes American rappers Nicki Minaj, Doja Cat, and Ice Spice, British rappers J Hus and 21 Savage, and Jamaican Dancehall legend Sean Paul.
Asake and Shallipopi will take the stage on July 13 with 21 Savage & J Hus headlining while Gunna, Sexy Redd, and Fridayyy will also be performing as supporting acts.
Rema and Ruger will be performing on July 14 with Doja Cat headlining. Also performing will be South African music star Tyla and Swaziland’s hitmaking DJ Uncle Waffles.
The inclusion of four Nigerian artists in the festival lineup is proof of the growing popularity of Afrobeats in the United Kingdom where Asake and Rema both headlined the iconic 02 Arena in 2023.