Get ready to dance and take your playlist up a notch!

Aug, 25, 2017

This year's international edition of ESSENCE Festival in Durban, South Africa is not to be missed and among the many reasons why are the amazing selction of artists who will be hitting the stage. Tale a listen to music from 4 of the many talented entertainers performing this year below and then be sure to visit our official ESSENCE Fest Durban website for more information on how you can join us in South Africa.

2017 Jason LaVeris

 Jason LaVeris

Nasty C
This 20-year-old rapper is heating up the airwaves both in South Africa and in the U.S. Most recently, he tugged on the hearts of fans and new listeners every where with the release of the video for his single, "U Ok," dedicated to his late mother.

Check it out above.

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Babes Wodumo
Whether she's giving us footwork for days,  fashion inspiration, or a hot 16, Babes Wodumo stays on her A game. Originally from KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, the multi-talented entertainer and model is currently making waves with her latest release "Umngan'wami."

Take a listen above and get ready to dance!

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Mi Casa
One of South Africa's most popular house bands, Mi Casa is sure to have everyone at this year's ESSENCE Fest Durban on their feet! Get a taste of the infectious energy they bring with a look at the official video for their single "Movie Star," below.

Are you dancing yet?!



Khuzani
Get ready for a one-of-a-kind musical experience when Khuzani hits the stage! The talented instrumentalist and 2017 South African Music Award winner is fan-favorite in South Africa and gaining even more listeners with the release of his latest single "Isixaxa Samaxoki."