Grammy nominated, platinum-selling rap artist GoldLink is headed to Rocking the Daisies 2018! GoldLink is not interested in spelling out all the nuances of his hometown; what he does aim to do is synthesize his environment’s litany of influences and inspirations into something unique, singular, and all together his own. By merging the sensibilities of go-go with the African diaspora, he’s done what hip-hop has done from its inception: repurpose what’s available into something magical.
Two-time Grammy nominated electronic music producer and DJ Mura Masa is headed to Rocking the Daisies 2018! From from his breakout mega hit ‘Lovesick’ featuring ASAP Rocky, to producing Stormzy’s ‘First Things First’ and more, get ready to get down to Britain’s hottest electronic music producer and DJ when he hits SA in October.
Gauzy, synth-heavy dream pop doesn’t even begin to describe Gus Dapperton and his incredible sound. Listed as one of Red Bull’s 28 Artists to Watch in 2018, he broke the internet with his single, ‘Prune, You Talk Funny’ and continues to push the boundaries in music. From New York to Rocking the Daisies 2018, does it get any better than a super-talented musician who also happens to be totally unaffected and cool? We don’t think so!
Get ready for OVO’s hottest duo Majid Jordan when they hit Rocking the Daisies 2018! They’re the Toronto-based production team behind Drake’s ‘Hold On We’re Going Home’. Their Indie RnB is dark, spacious and hypnotic, ideal for a late night drive. Prepare yourself for the one-two punch of Majid Al Maskati’s sensual croon and Jordan Ullman’s cutting-edge production skills.
Tom Grennan’s raspy and fervid vocals, coupled with fiery lyrics and passionate delivery, are what have made him one of the UK’s biggest rising stars of 2018. With his debut album set for release in July 2018, he’s bringing something fresh and truly special to Rocking the Daisies 2018.
One listen to Reeps One and he will have you rethinking everything that you think you know about beatboxing. A multi-disciplinary artist that specialises in vocal percussion and performance, Reeps One is ready to blow your mind with his unique skills at Rocking the Daisies 2018.
6LACK (pronounced Black), is a melodic rapper who hails from Atlanta, Georgia. His hit single ‘Prblms’ went double platinum, with his debut project ‘FREE 6LACK’ reaching gold status with over 100 Million streams. He kicked off APPLE MUSIC’s “Up Next” platform in April 2017 and was the opening act for The Weeknd on his Starboy Tour: Phase 1, and now he’s headed to Rocking the Daisies 2018!
Wolf Alice is bringing their super-charged, relentless energy to Rocking the Daisies 2018! The British alternative rock band’s gold-certified debut album ‘My Love Is Cool’ topped UK and Billboard charts, putting them on the road to making what would become memorable indie-rock anthems. Since then, they released their sophomore album ‘Visions of a Life’, revealing a harder side to their sound that the world has fallen deeply in love with.
Australian reggae fusion/indie-rock band Sticky Fingers are back and they’re headed to South Africa for Rocking the Daisies 2018!
Aquilo have never been keen on convention, an asset in today’s shape-shifting pop world. Since bolting from the blocks in 2013 with their spellbinding bedroom recordings and widescreen sound, to finding their feet as global streaming stars, they have always fiercely followed their own agenda.
Full Crate has set himself apart by effortlessly producing and playing music ranging from electronic R&B all the way to dancehall. Red Bull acknowledged his talents and invited him to attend the prestigious Red Bull Music Academy in Madrid in 2011. His recent EP ‘Vogue’ featuring US all stars Trinidad James, Bryn Christopher, Bluey Robinson and Papa Ghana gave him major global recognition, with his infectious riddim ‘Big Booty Problem’ making waves in clubs around the world. We’re ready to hit the dance floor and break a sweat with him at Rocking the Daisies 2018!
In a matter of years, American DJ and producer Sango has taken his productions from his college dorm room to a worldwide platform. A part of the music collective Soulection, he is best known for seamlessly blending Brazilian baile funk samples with R&B and hip hop.
There is an undeniable presence that ESTA creates within his music that will have you wanting more. The Filipino producer/DJ is a rising name in music, and since his first release ‘Gradient’ with Soulection back in 2012, his music is a well-balanced sound that incorporates soulful and future-bass vibrations.
Born in Maastricht and raised in Amsterdam, Jarreau Vandal grew up in a musical family, surrounded by cassette tapes full of jazz, soul and funk. Being a child of the 90s allowed him to fully immerse in hip hop, rock and R&B. With only a handful of releases to his name, he has already shown that he has a dynamic sound that can’t be boxed into one specific genre or scene.
SOSUPERSAM is a seasoned DJ and a familiar name in the international music circuit. Her versatile range and genre-bending mixing style has landed her in some of the world’s hottest underground clubs, music festivals, and celebrity fashion events alike. Get ready for her Rocking the Daisies 2018 set when she hits SA for the first time!
In 2011 Joe Kay launched Los Angeles-based label/collective Soulection along with Andre Power. The duo’s big break: creating what’s now one of the top radio shows on Apple Music’s Beats 1. Curating electronic-meets-soul tracks, get those dancing feet ready for his Rocking the Daisies 2018 debut.
The Whooligan is headed to Rocking the Daises 2018! With over 15 years of performance experience, expect an eclectic mix of internationally influenced progressive soul, funky house, and feel good hip hop that will mirror the soul of the crowd. As a multifaceted and genre-bending DJ, he has also shared the stage with Mac Miller, DJ Jazzy Jeff, DJ Craze, J. Rocc, The Internet, Little Dragon, De La Soul, Pete Rock and more, as well as every artist and DJ under the Soulection umbrella. Whether blending two records in a unique fashion or working closely to help develop next-level music creators, the common thread is his ability to see beauty in all things.
Chicago producer Monte Booker is headed to Rocking the Daises 2018! He makes hip hop and R&B that pings between FlyLo’s bulging maximalism and the charming exactitude of found-sound eccentrics Matmos. Monte Booker puts his generation’s restless energy to work by zapping small clicks and shots of static in and out of his productions.
Andre Power is the co-founder and creative director behind the music and artist collective Soulection. As a DJ, he has played in over 25 countries and continues to travel the world promoting the music of up-and-coming artists, marrying the powerful influences of both music and art. Get ready to dance to one of the world’s most influential artists when he hits Rocking the Daises 2018.
Hannah Faith is a London-based music selector and a part of the global Soulection brand. She’s shared the stage with Willow and Jaden Smith, Kendrick Lamar, Just Blaze, SZA and more, and artists such as Flying Lotus, Chance the Rapper and VicMensa count themselves as huge fans of her music. She’s touching down in SA to spread a bit of her magic at Rocking the Daises 2018!
J Robb perfectly captures Soulection’s signature sound: soulful chord progressions, laid back future-beats-meet-R&B vibes, and hard-hitting drums abound. The Baltimore-bred artist producer fuses the grit of future beats and pretty stylings of throwback R&B that sounds multi-genre and multi-faceted in the most soothing of ways.
Soulection introduced Lakim to the beat world through their White Label series. The Lynchburg producer who hit the ground running with a series of remixes that got Soulection’s attention in 2012. Expect his Rocking the Daisies 2018 set to have the rhythmic foundations of trap and house, with the seamless blending of hip hop, electronic and soul.
Sasha Marie builds sounds to introduce layered moods and inspire feeling. A deep-rooted love of music instilled from an early age by her father, she draws on influences from every side of the musical ecosystem; from Django Reinhardt to Flying Lotus, MIA to Billie Holiday and back to MF Doom.
Tokyo native Yukibeb started posting her mixes on Soundcloud in 2011 and soon quickly amassed global attention for the eclectic vibes and moods she conveys through her selections . Both intimate and sensual, the sounds she fuses represent her hip hop, future beats, and R&B sensibilities, and in 2014 attracted the attention of Soulection. The diaphanous soundscapes she creates for her hungry listeners reflect the intricate sounds that compliment the complex and fluorescent backdrop of the Tokyo underground.
AbJo is ready to take us on a musical journey full of complex but intricate drum patterns, melodies and rhythms that fall into place in magical ways.
Montreal DJ and Producer Da-P is imprinting his determined but calm nature onto various sounds and crafting them into a masterwork mood-setter. The constant effort and care he puts into his tracks result in a smooth flow of clean cut beats, providing a constantly heavy but mellow sound.
We are ready to experience Andres Uribe’s soulful journey through the past and present when he hits SA for Rocking the Daisies 2018!
At only 24, Sahar Habibi has become one of the most prominent up and coming DJs in the Chicago scene, representing the worldwide music collective Soulection. With a passion for an assortment of genres, Sahar brings her listener’s an eclectic taste from classic R&B/soul, future beats, modern day hip-hop, and deep discovery of edits. She’s recognized for her variety selection in music that she brings out to her shows with her smooth blends and up-tempo energy.
Creative, artist, instrumentalist, vocalist, producer. However you choose to describe Kenyatta Naji Adamson, one thing remains undeniably clear: This guy will not be stopped in his quest to leave a lasting impact on the (music) world. Hailing from Erie, Pennsylvania, please welcome Naji as he performs a live set at Rocking the Daisies 2018.