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Swizz Beatz Will Perform at Black Coffee’s 'Music is King' Concert

Swizz Beatz is coming back to SA.

Swizz Beatz just got added to the line-up of Black Coffee's Music is King concert which will take place at The Ticket Pro Dome on December 15.


The hip-hop producer and artist joins the likes of Nasty C, Lady Zamar, Burna Boy and Riky Rick, DJ Kenzhero and DJ China, alongside Coffee himself.

Swizz Beatz, who recently released his sophomore album Poison and produced Lil Wayne's hit "Uproar," clearly has a thing for South Africa. He was in the country in February for the Bacardi Holiday Club concert. While he was here, he produced a song for the rapper Reason.

Tickets to Music is King can be purchased here.

Revisit Black Coffee and David Guetta's latest hit "Drive," featuring Delilah Montagu below and/or download it here.


Black Coffee & David Guetta - Drive feat. Delilah Montagu [Ultra Music] www.youtube.com

Read: Black Coffee is Creating a Streaming App for African Artists Shut Out of the Music Industry

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