Organisers of the popular annual musical spectacle, the Gaborone International Music and Culture Week (GIMC) have released the event’s final line-up. Word has it that some of the industry’s heavyweights in Vee Mampeezy, Nasty C and Master KG, are featured.
The trio has all been deemed headliners in a line-up, which also includes the likes of Lady Zamar and Prince Kaybee.
However, ATI has since been removed after reports that he is undergoing rehab in South Africa.
Although organisers had earlier noted that the previous line-up was only the tip of the iceberg, they have admitted that some of the additions such as Master KG and Vee Mampeezy were due to demand from the patrons.
After the line-up was released last week, some fans of the festival expressed dissatisfaction on social media over the line-up and even suggested their own wishlist like Franco and Master KG, just to mention but a few.
It seems the organisers listened and delivered on the people’s demands. “We have added Nasty C, Vee and Master KG to the line-up. People were asking for them and
Pabalinga told Arts & Culture that they had to remove ATI from the line-up after they were told that he was not available. Other artists already included on the line-up are Somizi, Dramaboi, Han C, Sjava, Robbie Rob and Brando, Leungo Andre Pitse, La Timmy, Lungisa, Mr O, Apollo D, Jam N-i, Chrispin, Colastraw, DJ Cue, Modric, Lecco and Hapex Guru.
Now in its fifth instalment, the music festival has always attracted large crowds and has in the past brought big names like Black Coffee, Cassper Nyovest, Riky Rick and Mafikizolo.
The event is scheduled for September 8, 2018 at the National Stadium. Tickets are sold at P150 for standard and P250 for two, while VVIP tickets cost P2,500.