Nicki Minaj to headline Afro Nation festival in Portimão

This will be Nicki Minaj’s first concert in Portugal

Nicki Minaj has been confirmed as the latest headliner of the Afro Nation festival which will take place in Praia da Rocha, Portimão between June 26-28.

Described as the ‘Queen of Rap’, Nicki Minaj is a chart-topping rapper and singer and one of the best-selling contemporary music artists in the world, having already sold over 100 million records worldwide.

Her concert in the Algarve will be the first time that the 41-year-old artist will perform in Portugal.

Other headliners confirmed so far include Nigerian rapper Rema and singer Asake, French rapper Ninho and British rapper J Hus, as well as the recently-announced Dadju&Tayc, Musa Keys, Lisandro Cuxi, Ch’cco, Yumbs e Tman Xpress.

The dates on which each artist will perform have not yet been confirmed.

“Priority tickets” for the festival will go on sale tomorrow (January 25), with those interested already able to sign up on the event’s website.

“You will be emailed with your priority access ticket link one hour before the Priority-Sale opens. Once open, you will have 3 hours to secure your ticket before they become available to everyone else,” organisers say.

Described as the “world’s biggest Afrobeats festival,” Afro Nation has become a staple summer festival in the Algarve, attracting thousands of people from all over the world to Portimão.

By Michael Bruxo

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