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Nandi Madidi jets off to NYC to host #Afropunk

Nandi Madidi. Picture: Instagram

Nandi Madidi. Picture: Instagram

Published Aug 24, 2018

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Media personality Nandi Madida will be the host on the Green Stage at Afropunk in New York City on 25 - 26 August 2018. 

Madida shared the exciting news on her social media platforms, she wrote: "It is such an honour for me to make history for my continent and represent HER as the host ๐ŸŽค for Afropunk on the Green Stage. 

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She continued: "The Green Stage is the biggest stage at Afropunk, and to be doing this in New York City really shows that dreams do come true. This is going to be amazing! Thank you @afropunk #wethepeople".

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It is such an honor for me to make history for my continent and represent HER as the host ๐ŸŽค for Afropunk on the Green Stage. * * * The Green Stage is the biggest stage at Afropunk, and to be doing this in New York City really shows that dreams do come true. This is going to be amazing! Thank you @afropunk #wethepeople โœŠ๐Ÿพ

A post shared by nandi_madida(@nandi_madida) on Aug 23, 2018 at 4:31pm PDT

Before jetting off to America, Madida shared on her Twitter page that the opportunity to host one of the biggest music festivals in the world is a "dream come true".

Off to New York to Host Afropunk Brooklyn! The line up is insane! I canโ€™t believe this is my life! Dreams come true ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ’ซโœŠ๐Ÿพ โœˆ๏ธ

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โ€” Nandi Madida (@Nandi_Madida) August 23, 2018

Headlining the fest is Erykah Badu, Tyler The Creator, Miguel, and Janelle Monae. Other performers include The Internet, Twin Shadow, Ibeyi, H.E.R., Daniel Caesar, Lolawolf, Jaden Smith, Willow Smith, Trash Talk, The Fever 333, Denzel Curry, Smino, Jamila Woods, Jessie Reyes and many more.

Afropunk is an annual music and arts festival based in New York, Brooklyn and in 2017, the festival made its African debut which was hosted in Johannesburg at Constitution Hill. It was recently announced that the festival is coming back again in December for its second edition.

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