Yo Maps to grace Sand Music Festival

Yo Maps

Zambian multi award winning performing artist, Yo Maps has been unveiled as one of the acts to perform at this year's Sand Music Festival.

Yo Maps is known for his hit records such as 'Finally', 'Mr. Romantic', 'Season Yanga' among others.

His real name is Elton Mulenga and he came to the limelight and is a well known crowd pleaser.

Unveiling Yo Maps in Lilongwe at a press briefing, Festival Director Lucius Banda said they have planned for an African celebration at this year's edition.

Banda disclosed they will be concentrating on more Africa artists.

"We will bring artists people want to see.

Banda

"Two more Zambian acts we are to unveil.

Currently, Burna Boy, the African Giant from Nigeria is topping charts and shows across the world.

He even made it on former US president Baraka Obama playlist for his record 'Last Last'.

Past festivals have seen artist from across the world with a mix in genres.

Local artist billed to perform include, Dan Lu.

"We want our local artist to know we value them as well," Banda said.

The 12th edition of the festival will be held in Salima from September 30 to October 1.