Pernod Ricard Kenya, organizers of the annual Jameson Connects Kenya concert has officially announced performing artists, Desiigner, Stefflon Don and Bas as their headlining acts for this year's concert scheduled for Saturday, 8th of December 2018 at The Waterfront Karen in Nairobi.
Hip-Hop star Sidney Royel Selby III better known by his stage name Desiigner is a talented American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor who rose to prominence in 2016 with the launch of his debut single "Panda", which earned him a Grammy nomination, two Billboard Music Awards and a deal with Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music label on Def Jam Records.
Rapper and singer Stephanie Allen famously known by her stage name Stefflon Don is set to be the second lead act. She is best known for her 2017 single "Hurtin' Me" featuring French Montana which peaked at number 7 on the UK Singles chart.
Bas, a Sudanese-American rapper whose real name is Abbas Hamad will be the third lead act. Bas has held his own alongside Cole and 50 Cent on the 'New York Times', featured in 'Tribe', DJ Khaled's 'Suffering from Success' and burnished his own image with the Quarter Water Raised Me mixtape series making it to the most the recent installment of Source Magazine's 2013 list of Top 20 tapes.
The fifth edition will also feature local acts Nyashinki, Naiboi and King Kaka.