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Work hard, play hard...

The AFest is back on 7 November & this is a party you won't want to miss.

Relax, unwind and soak up the atmosphere at one of Cape Town's hottest venues, Shimmy Beach Club. Featuring a host of leading local and international artists, informal networking areas and an exclusive VIP lounge.

Headline acts include...


AKA, the man who calls himself the "Super Mega", has spent the past six years pushing boundaries in the African Hip-Hop scene with a series of killer singles and albums. When the continent stops to listen and vibe to the new music he drops, the buzz is more than justified. 

AKA is currently working on his third studio album, which fans all over the world are eagerly waiting. The singles that are currently heating up the charts are "The World Is Yours", "Caiphus Song" and the joint singles with fellow South African rapper Anatii - "10 Fingers" and "Don't Forget To Pray". All these tracks have debuted at #1 on the iTunes charts - across all genres and appear on the South African Top 20 radio charts. 

The last  full studio project, "Levels" is a platinum selling album. AKA has received global recognition through the success of this album with award nominations reaching the UK and the United States. 

The Super Mega is also a formidable businessman who has partnered with Cruz Vodka to take the brand to the world. It has seen more than a 700% increase in sales since his involvement. He has also partnered with Rocka to release a line of Electronic products. Today, AKA has built a personal brand that everyone seems to want a piece of. He has endorsements, hosted awards shows, presented sports on TV. He pervades social media and has performed at festivals across the world.

AKA is also executive producer of the biggest Hip Hop show. The Hustle, a reality show that sees upcoming rappers battle to join the ranks of hip hop royalty and win a recording deal with mentorship to further their musical career. 

Black Motion

Black Motion are an award winning, South African dance music duo, best known for their percussion driven electronic dance music productions and energetic performance routines. Formed in 2009, the duo is made up of Bongani Mohosana and Thabo Mabogwane.

From the onset this partnership led to string of electrifying tracks that have been lighting up the dance floors in Southern Africa. Black Motion has enjoyed support from big name South African DJs and party-goers alike. Their music has been featured on a number of CD compilations in South Africa, with 'Bhana Shilolo' and 'Set Me Free' both on heavy rotation across the country's radio stations.

Black Motion has released three albums with their 2014 Fortune Teller album reaching gold status in its first forty nine days and winning a 2015 SAMA award for Best Dance album.

Mr Silk

Mr Silk began djing alongside the like's of Shortee Blitz (Kiss100fm), at house parties and then progressing to night clubs. A like of house music grew into a passion, which found him travelling and djing all over the world. His talents have found him producing and working on exciting projects with the likes of DJ Chuckie (Let theBass Kick) and Party Squad (Holland). 

Mr Silk's music can be categorized as Afro House, Dirty Dutch, Tribal House, Deep House, Minimal House & Latin house.

He has performed for Hollywood superstars such as Will Smith and Samuel Jackson, alongside music superstars such as Faith Evans, SWV, Akon, Musiq Soul Child, and even the Prince of Brunei. 

He has become the standard bearer for all things Afro house for BBC 1xtra and currently has the only Afro House Show on legal radio every the BEAT 1036FM, entitled #theDRUMS. With weekly guests from the Afro House World. His blend of mixing is heard lighting up the airwaves over London and online. 

With the upcoming release of exciting new music, he's got world domination in his sights.

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The VIP Experience

For a more exclusive experience, book a table or a VIP space at the AFest. We have a variety of options available to help you create the perfect atmosphere for you and your group. Please get in touch to find out more. 

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Immerse yourself in the action

We have a leading line-up of local and international artists ready to light up the stage and get you on your feet. Check out who's performing below, and don't forget to register now to secure your place at the party.