Cotton Fest 2020 Recap

South African rapper Riky Rick hosted an audience of 10,000 concert goers at The Station, Newtown Johannesburg this past weekend. 100 Artists thrilled the “New Wave” supporters across 3 stages. Main Cotton Stage, The Rage Stage and The Desperados stage.

Music, Fashion and Art were on display at the venue. Riky Rick has built a relatable brand over the years that young creatives are entirely invested in. A clear front runner in “Listen to the Kids bro”. Riky listens, has now created a safe space and platform for them to express themselves.

Headliner’s included some of the biggest Artists in the South African Music Industry including AKA, Kwesta, Shane Eagle, Dj Maphorisa & Kabza de Small, Nasty, K.O, Black Motion, Boity and Yanga the Chief performing on the Main stage. The other stages included acts such as Dee Koala, DBN Gogo, Dj Doowap and Legendary DJ Oskido.

“Thank you all for the continued love and support. Cotton Fest 2020 is not about me at all. It’s about the great people we have in this industry coming together and creating history for the people. I’m humbled by all the performers who gave up their time to come spread love with us. I’m humbled by the fans who came in their numbers to spread love with us. All 3 stages were unforgettable. Thank you so much for being part of this movement. This is only the beginning. Love you guys. Let’s do it again soon?” said Riky Rick on Instagram yesterday.’

Shout out to Cotton Fest team and Tutone Communications for hosting us. ‘Til next year!

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A South African Content/Music Curator and Photographer.

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