Vince Staples Is Headlining South Africa’s Capsule Fest Next Month

Vince Staples is headed to South Africa.

North Long Beach lyricist Vince Staples will perform in South Africa next month. The MC will headline the second annual Capsule Fest which will take place at Zone 6 Venue in Soweto, Joburg.


South African hip-hop and house royalty—the likes of AKA, DJ Speedsta, Babes Wodumo, Shane Eagle, DJ Lag—are also on the roster.

In Photos: Street Style at Joburg's First Annual Capsule Festival

Capsule started last year, with A$AP Ferg as the international headliner at Mary Fitzgerald Square in the Joburg CBD. The likes of J Molley, Frank Casino, AKA and Shane Eagle were on the bill.

Tickets are available here.

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