AKA, Kwesta, Pabi Cooper, Cassper Nyovest, Zakes Bantwini, Msaki among a strong 130 plus Cotton Fest artist bill

A strong artists lineup of over 130 of artists has been confirmed. Below is full list of artists made up of the likes of AKA, Uncle Waffles, A-Reece, Kwesta, Zakes Bantwini, Kamo Mphela, Big Zulu, Sjava, Msaki, Nasty C, Pabi Cooper, Emtee, Casper Nyovest, Khuli Chana, Nadia Nakai, Moozlie, and Kamo Mphela. 

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Just weeks after announcing  the postponement of the third annual Cotton Fest following the untimely death of Riky Rick by suicide, organisers of the eagerly-awaited two day festival, taking place in Johannesburg next month – April 23 and 24 – have confirmed the full weekend line-up.

Bringing together a wide range of artists and styles, this sold out weekend urban music and fashion explosion will merge both well-known and young emerging South African artists over three ‘killer’ stages.

Cotton Fest merchandise will be available for sale during the two-day festival.

The confirmed weekend line-up (in alphabetical order) is as follows:

  • 031 CHOPPA
  • 2SHOES
  • 25K
  • A- REECE
  • ABIDOZA
  • AKA
  • AMAROTO AND BEAST
  • BANQUES
  • BENNY CHILL
  • BIG ZULU
  • BLXCKIE
  • BOITY
  • BUSTA 929
  • CANDII
  • CASSPER NYOVEST
  • CHAMPAGNE69
  • CHAMPURU MAKHENZO
  • CH’CCO
  • CIZA
  • COSTA TITCH
  • CYE
  • D DOUBLE D
  • DA CAPO
  • DALIWONGA
  • DEE KOALA
  • DISTRUCTION BOYS
  • DJ FAE FAE
  • DJ KAYMO
  • DJ LAG
  • DJ SLIM BLVD
  • DJ WOBBLY
  • DJ ZAN-D
  • DR PEPPA
  • DREAM TEAM
  • EDDIESOULWORLD
  • EMTEE
  • ESPIQUET
  • FELOTEE & MYZTRO
  • FIF_LAAA
  • FLVME
  • FRANK CASINO
  • GEMINI MAJOR
  • GOOD GUY STYLES
  • HOPEMASTA
  • HEAVY K
  • INDIGO STELLA
  • J MOLLEY
  • JAZZIQ
  • JUNIOR DE ROCKA
  • JUST MO
  • JÄGERMEISTER BRASS CARTEL
  • KAMO MPHELA
  • KASH CPT
  • KAYGEE THE VIBE
  • KHANYISA
  • KHULI CHANA
  • KID X
  • KIKI X CHUCKY
  • KLY
  • KP ILLEST
  • KWESTA
  • LADY DU
  • LEGENDARY CRISPYLE SOUL
  • LESEDITHEDJ
  • LEEHLEZA & LOLO
  • LEEZY LINDOKUHLE 
  • LORD KEZ
  • LUCASRAPS
  • LVEE
  • MAGLERADOEBOY
  • MAJORSTEEZ
  • MARCUS HARVEY
  • MAS MUSIQ
  • MONEY BADOO
  • MOOZLIE
  • MS COSMO
  • MSAKI
  • MUSA KEYS
  • MUSTBEDUBZ
  • MZU M
  • NADIA NAKAI
  • NASTY C
  • NO COMPLY
  • NOBANTU VILAKAZI
  • NOTBENJAMIN
  • OKMALUMKOOLKAT
  • OSCAR MBO
  • PABI COOPER
  • PH
  • PHANTOM STEEZE
  • PRIDDY PRINCE
  • PRIDDY UGLY
  • RICKY TYLER
  • ROBOT BOII
  • ROUGE
  • SCUMIE
  • SEAN KROSS
  • SEMI TEE, KAMU DEE, MA LEMON
  • SHANE EAGLE
  • SHEKHINAH
  • SHOULDBEYUANG
  • SINO MSOLO
  • SIR TRILL
  • SIZWE ALAKINE
  • SJAVA
  • SJE KONKA
  • SKRYPT
  • SKWATTA KAMP
  • SLADE
  • SOA MATTRIX
  • SOLO
  • SOUL NATIVEZ
  • STILO MAGOLIDE
  • STOGIE T
  • SUPTA
  • THATO SAUL
  • THE BIG HASH
  • THEMBA LUNACY
  • TREEHOUSE REUNION
  • TSHEGO
  • TUMI TLADI
  • TXC
  • TYLER ICU
  • UNCLE PARTYTIME
  • UNCLE VINNY
  • UNCLE WAFFLES
  • VATO KAYDE
  • VENOM
  • WILLY CARDIAC
  • YANGA CHIEF
  • YOUNG SERUNO
  • YOUNG STUNNA
  • YOUNGSTACPT
  • YUMBS
  • ZAKES BANTWINI
  • ZINGAH
  • ZOOCCI COKE DOPE

DISCLAIMER: Cotton Fest line-up is subject to change prior to show

The multidisciplinary festival include various other lifestyle elements, including a games area, super cool food court, a live skating competition, cotton fest x puma customisation station, a retail fashion“tuckshop” featuring Cotton Fest merchandise and other limited edition clothing items, all which will be available for sale. As if this is not impressive enought, there’ll also be a half-court and live art to engage with on site.

SA media giants mtvBase return as media partner alongside YFM for the 2022 edition of Cotton Fest.

PHASE 2 tickets went on sale on via Webtickets and Pick ‘n Pay outlets nationwide from Friday, April 1.