With songs like " One Dance" by Drake heating up the airwaves, the afropop and afrobeats sound is finally making mainstream waves in the states. Quickly taking over the African and European entertainment industry it is heading our way. A platform is making its way to New York City that will expose an audience to artists that spearhead this musical movement. Nigerian-American rapper , Wale, is the Ambassador for the festival that will take place on July 22nd, 2016 at Barclays Center. Wale has always been very open about his Nigerian roots and the role it has played in his music and how he views the world. Another Nigerian-American artists , Jidenna, has also been added to the bill of this diverse roster.
Also on the roster is Ayo Jay, Machel Montano, Davido, Tiwa Savage, and among many others.