Atlanta will be hosting its first annual food & music festival presented and hosted by Akon on Saturday 23rd of July. The festival will hold a competition to determine which West African country has the best Jollof and the winner of “Jollof Wars” will be chosen at the end with representatives from the African countries where Jollof is very common, like Ghana, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, and Senegal.
According to ‘Travel Noire’ article written by Bruno Braga the festival is not only about food, but it also will have other cultural activities scheduled like music, art, dance and so much more with Black owned businesses selling Ankara prints, painting, clothes, and many more.
Focalistic is to perform there alongside other musicians across the globe like Rotimi, Afro B, Nana Kofi to mention a few. The star took it to his socials to announce the exciting news and urging people to get their tickets, ‘’I WILL BE ON FULL ENERGY ROCKING THE SA WAY, get your tickets now atlantaJolloffest.com’’ he commented, and his fans & celebrity friends also showed their love and support under his post with comments.
By Mamsi Nkosi