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Hip hop's Migos to headline We The Fest 2020

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Thu, February 13, 2020  /  01:32 pm
Hip hop's Migos to headline We The Fest 2020

Hip hop trio Migos attends the 2017 Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. (Shutterstock/Sky Cinema)

We The Fest (WTF) 2020, "a summer festival of music, arts, fashion and food" to be held on Aug. 14-16 at the JIExpo Kemayoran in Central Jakarta, has revealed that American hip hop group Migos is appearing as a headliner.

In a statement announcing its "phase one" lineup on Wednesday, WTF 2020 is to be Migos’ first performance in Indonesia.

Formed in 2008, Migos is the rapping trio of Takeoff, Offset and Quavo. The group released their breakthrough single “Versace” by American producer Zaytoven in 2013, which peaked that same year at No. 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the US.

Other international performers set to play this year’s We The Fest include Jamaican-born American musician Masego, American electronic music DJ trio Cheat Codes and alt-pop duo Oh Wonder from London.

Read also: Anne-Marie greets Indonesian fans at We The Fest 2019

Meanwhile, the Indonesian lineup includes Isyana Sarasvati, Naif, Sheila on 7 and The Changcuters.

Event promoter Ismaya Live said in the statement that more performers would be announced in the coming months.

Festival tickets are currently available online at wethefest.com, starting at Rp 1.2 million (US$87.65) for a three-day-pass.

As for festival enthusiasts from outside Jakarta, WTF 2020 is offering a complete package for Rp 7.05 million that includes two 3-day passes and a three-night stay at hotels near the venue. (jes/kes)

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