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Future To Perform At the 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards In Johannesburg

Future is set to perform at the 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards, where he's nominated for "Best International Act."

If you needed another reason to tune into the MTV Africa Music Awards this year, here it is.


It’s been confirmed that the “surprise international act” mentioned last week, after it was announced that Trevor Noah would be hosting this year’s show, is hip-hop superstar Future.

The Atlanta-based rapper is set to perform at this year’s show alongside Yemi Alade, Alikiba, Casper Nyovest, Ycee, Babes Woduma and more.

Future’s also nominated for “Best International Act” with the likes of Beyonce, Rihanna, Adele and Drake.

African #FutureHive members are in for another treat, as the rapper is also slated to deliver a live set directly after the show.

Word is that he’ll be performing some of his most popular cuts including “Same Damn Time” and “Turn on the Lights.”

The MAMAs will go down on October 22 at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg.

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The Fugees Will Be Playing Live Concerts In Ghana & Nigeria

Ready or not.

The legendary Fugees have announced that they will be reuniting for their first shows in 15 years for a string of concerts across North America, Europe and West Africa.

The reunion tour will be celebrating the anniversary of their classic 1996 album, The Score.

Ms. Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and Pras Michel will be embarking on a 12-city global tour, which will have them landing in Nigeria and Ghana for a pair of December show dates — we'll have more details on those to come.

The tour starts this week with a 'secret' pop-up show at an undisclosed location in New York City on Wednesday (9/22) in support of Global Citizen Live. The rest of the dates will kick-off in November and see The Fugees playing concerts across Chicago Los Angeles, Atlanta, Oakland, Miami, Newark, Paris, London, and Washington DC, before finishing off in Nigeria and Ghana.

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