Afro Nation took place for the first time in Praia da Rocha in 2019, welcoming more than 25,000 people, mainly from the United Kingdom. In 2020 and 2021 the festival did not take place, due to restrictions imposed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The 2nd edition of the festival starts on Friday, with Davido as the headliner. Popcaan, P-Square, Koffee, Rema, Ckay, Maitre Gins, Midas The Jagaban, Ruger, Small Doctor, Amaria BB and Major League DJz, among others, also perform on that day.
Chris Brown and Wizkid are the featured artists on the second day of Afro Nation, which will also see performances from Naira Marley, Dadju, Kizz Daniel, Pa Salieu, Patoranking, Omah Lay, R2bees, Innoss'B, Shasimone and Kamo Mphela.
The third and final day is marked by the debut in Portugal of Megan Thee Stallion. Burna Boy, Tekno, Beenie Man, Shenseea, Diamond Platnumz, Wande Coal, King Promise, Bnxn (Buju), Black Sherif, Reekado Banks and Calema, among others, also perform on that day.
Afro Nation only admits people over 18 years of age, and “it is necessary to present identification to prove age”, according to information available on the festival’s website.