The Cotton Fest 2020 Line Up, Tickets & More!

Over 100 artists will perform at the event next year.



We may not know what tomorrow holds, but the partying schedule is already in 2020! So it’s a good thing that the annual Cotton Fest, which will be returning in February for its sophomore bang, has unveiled its full line-up!

As QuenchSA reported here, the shindig architects are planning to take things to the next level.

And at an intimate media function held in Fourways, Johannesburg, over 100 of South Africa’s most sought after musos were announced as part of the line-up.

Music and fashion lovers will delight in knowing that the likes of AKA, A Reece, Black Motion, Kabza De Small and DJ Maphorisa, Kwesta and amongst others Da L.E.S, are all billed to perform at the urban music and fashion event.

Merging both established and young emerging South African artists, Cotton Fest showcases the diversities in hiphop, while fusing the gaps within the different local movements, will be taking place in central Johannesburg in the early  part of next year.

The festival has kept MTV Base and YFM as its official media partners.

YFM have chosen to remain part of the elevation of Riky Rick’s brainchild.

’We were here in year one and following the success of this year’s festival, it was an obvious we would get behind Riky and his team again, said the radio station’s Lisa Marie-Modise in a press statement.

“They are 100% in it for the culture and their work represent the voice of young people in the city. Cotton Fest 2020 promises to be bigger and we look forward to growing the brand while supporting the youth  as we defy the odds”. said YFM’s Lisa-Marie Modise earlier this week”, she added.


AKA, Areece, Ayanda MVP, Black Motion, Boity, Da Le,  Dr Peppa, Emtee, KO, Kabza DE Small and Maphorisa, Kwesta, MAe, Major League + Focalistic+ Kamo, Mphel,  Ms Cosmo and MVD.

Nadia Nakai, Nasty C, P Kuttah, PH, Reason, Riky Rick, Rouge, Sho Madjozi and Skinny Macho, Scoop, Kings of the Weekend Sphe and Naves, Shane Eagle, Speedsta, Stilo Magolide, Tshego, Uncle Partytime,Vato Kayde, Wobbly, Yanga Chief, YoungstaCPT, ManuWorldwide and Zan D.

Michael and Co Dean, DJ Doowap, Champagne 69,  Capital, Lord Kez, Moozilie, Una Rams, Mr X, Faith K, DJ Zero, DJ Kyottic, Kash CPT, Money Badoo, Smokes, Banques, Ganja Beatz, Deep $, Sean Kross, Lucasraps, 2Lee Stark, Babyface Dean, Venom, 45 Degrees, Windows 2000.

J Molley, Slice Pink Molly, 25K, Frederico Kaymo/Cye/Espiquet, Priddy Ugly, KLY, Zingah, Touchline, DJ Slim, Infigo Stella, Beast, Willy Cardiac, Yan Solo and Costa Titch

Benny Chill, Patrickxxlee, Dee Koala, Southside Mohammed, Gemini Major, TLT, Themba Lunacy, The Big Hash, D Double D, The Young Stilo  and Flame.

Distruction Boyz, Lalla Hirayama,  Moonchild, DJ Fresh, Bekzin Terris, DBN Gogo, Killer Kau, Semi Tee, The Voice, Miano Kammu Dee, DJ Sandiso & Infinix, Lemon & Herb, DJ Big Sky and King Deetoy.

“With plans to take Cotton Fest 2020 to another level, our media partners MTV Base (Channel 322) and YFM have firmly stood behind us”, said concept creator and rapper Riky Rick through a press statement.

“Through music and fashion, the platform not only creates a great party in a controlled environment for young adults, but it’s really more about nurturing and developing young artists. We are all aligned in our visions to grow the culture and a movement to expand the pool of talent in our country”, he confirmed.

Cotton Fest 2020 will take place at the Old Park Station in Newtown, Johannesburg. Tickets ae now on sale at Webtickets and Pick n Pay outlets nationwide.

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