The upcoming Maftown Heights festival spiced up by KFC taking place on Friday, 27 November 2015, at Mary Fitzgerald Square, Newtown, Johannesburg, ran a fan driven competition on Twitter to give “New Kids On The Block (#NKOTB)” a chance to be added to this year’s Maftown Heights’ line-up and perform alongside SA’s and the continent’s biggest acts such as HHP, Khuli Chana, AKA and KO.
From a shortlist of 9 #NKOTB, Maftown Heights is proud to announce the below Top 3 winners to perform at this year’s festival, after 14 049 accurate number of votes were cast over a period of 6 days.
- K2 – 76,3% of the votes
- Jay Makopo – 10.8% of the votes
- Priddy Ugly – 3.4% of the votes
“As a festival we are always excited to see South Africa get behind an initiative aimed at unearthing the next wave of SA super stars! Thank you to every single person who voted for their favourite #NKOTB. A pity we can’t have all 9 on our stage this year as they all are special talents! Congrats to K2, Jay Mokopo and Priddy Ugly!” expresses Refiloe Ramogase, Dream Team SA Director and Maftown Heights co-founder.
Showcasing rising talent has been a standard feature at Maftown Heights since its inception in 2010 and Maftown Heights is very proud to play a small part in uplifting talent by giving them this platform.