Maftown Heights 2015: All you need to know

27 October 2015
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The 6th annual Maftown Heights is set to take place on 27 November 2015 at Mary Fitzgerald Square, Newtown, Johannesburg from 15h00 till 03h00. Tickets can be purchased from Ticket Pro.

Known as one of SA’s key hip hop calendar events and one of the premier hip hop festivals on the continent, Maftown Heights offers a line-up of an eclectic blend of the best hip hop 2015 had to offer. The lineup features artists pioneering Motswako in Africa as well as leaders in the South African music industry across the genres of hip hop and Kwaito.

Maftown Heights’ move to Mary Fitzgerald Square this year is testament to the growth of the festival over the years. The expected turnout at this year’s festival will be approximately 13 000 people. Cava the artists that are set to perform this year:

Motswako Crew

  • Khuli Chana

  • Mo Molemi

  • Tuks

  • Fifi Cooper

  • HHP

  • Lection

  • JR

  • Ginger Trill

  • KT

  • Notshi

  • Towdee Mac

Friends of Motswako

  • Riky Rick

  • KO

  • AKA

  • Kabelo

  • L-Tido

  • N’Veigh

  • Zakwe

  • PH Raw X

  • Anatii

  • WTF

  • Aewonwolf and the Wolfpack

  • Gigi Lamayne

  • Yanga

  • Big Star Johnson (VUZU Amp Hustle Season 1 Winner)

  • Band Academy (Beatmochini & Skillo)

  • Naycha, Castino & Fraternity with DJ Shaxe

DJ Line-Up

  • Nation

  • Speedsta

  • PH

  • Zan-D

  • Major League DJz

  • Coco

  • Lemonka

*Surprise Act

Maftown Heights is also known to showcase rising talent and this year will be no different, however, the New Kids On The Block (#NKOTB) segment will run via a public voting mechanic, putting the power in the hands of fans to vote for who they want to see added to the Maftown Heights line-up in the #NKOTB segment.

Early Bird tickets have been released:

  • Early Bird General Admission: R120 (Only 1000 tickets available)

  • Early Bird Golden Circle: 250 (Only 750 tickets available)

Tickets thereafter will be priced as follows:

  • Pre-Sold General Admission (with valid SA student card): R150

  • Pre-Sold General Admission: R180

  • General Admission at the door (limited): R200

  • Pre-Sold Golden Circle (with valid SA student card): R270

  • Pre-Sold Golden Circle: R300

  • Golden Circle at the door (limited): R350

  • Paid VIP: R500

Shout out to sponsors KFC, YFM, Channel O; new online partner Slikour On Life and category sponsors Miller, Absolut and Redbull for being part of an event which showcases all things amazing about SA hip hop on a world class platform!

Purchase tickets now via Ticket Pro to avoid disappointment! Ticket Pro tickets can also be purchased at CNA, Edgars Mobile, Postnet and Jet Cellular.