South African entertainer, Nandi Madida has been confirmed as the host of the upcoming New-York leg of the Afropunk festival which will be taking place in Brooklyn later this month.
Nandi will be hosting a star-studded show that will see top artists like Solange Knowles, Raphael Saadiq Kaytranada, Macy Gray, as well as South African artists DJ Maphorisa and Black Motion.
The BET A-list presenter made the announcement on Monday on social media. “I am both ecstatic and honoured to announce that I will be making History as the FIRST AFRICAN to host at Afropunk Brooklyn in New York City 26 & 27 August. Dreams really do come true,” she wrote.
Check out Nandi’s post about it here:
I'm honored to announce that I'll be making History as the FIRST AFRICAN to host Afropunk Brooklyn in New York City 26&27 August 2017 🇺🇸. pic.twitter.com/wYwNC7Si73
— Nandi Madida (@Nandi_Madida) August 14, 2017