On the 26th August the South African hip hop community will come together at Zone 6 Venue in Diepkloof, Soweto to honour and celebrate the late Linda ‘ PRO ’ Mkhize in a tribute concert including the best of South Africa’s hip hop artists and DJs.
The lineup will include AKA, HHP, Kwesta, Cassper Nyovest, K.O., Gigi LaMayne, Reason, Skwatta Kamp, Da Les, Stogie-T, Amunishn, L-Tido, Rouge, JR, Nadia Nakai, Jub Jub, Kid-X, Ma-E, Blaklez, Red Button, Yanga, Zubz, Ntukza, P Dot O, Nveigh, Solo and the BETR gang, Nothende, Max-Hoba and F-Eezy.
DJ lineup includes Citi Lyts, DJ Fresh, Vigilante, Major League DJs, DJ Dimplez, DJ Capital, DJ Switch, P Kuttah, C-live, DJ 1D, DJ Milkshake, Ms Cosmo, P-Kuttah, DJ Mr X, DJ ZanD , DJ Rizz and DJ Zai Maya.
The event will be hosted by MCs Moozlie, Lee Kasumba, Lootlove and Sandile GQ.
There is no loftier legacy to collectively pay homage to than that of larger than life, lyrical magician, Number 1 Soweto Boy Linda “PRO” Mkhize. The loss of this prolific storyteller has left an entire community of artists broken. Pro’s contribution to the hip hop culture was so refreshingly new and unprecedented that the void will never be filled, but rather will be lauded with memories of Pro on and off stage.
The South African hip hop community, political leaders, friends, family and fans united at his memorial service held at Bassline, Johannesburg on the 16th August.
Many artists paid tribute to PRO including the likes of AKA, Anatii, Maggz, Khuli Chana, Slikour, Kwesta, Gigi Lamayne, DJ Citi Lyts, IVY League among many.
From his debut Heads & Tales all the way to his last album Continua, he never had a single moment of compromise, his honesty and creativity were consistently spell-binding. He was not just an outstanding artist, he was a loving human being with the biggest heart.
Tickets are available from Computicket from R100 for general access and R250 for VIP. All proceeds from the concert will go into an education fund for PRO’s daughter, Nonkanyezi.
EVENT: DANKIE SAN Hip Hop Tribute Concert
DATE: Sunday, 26th August
VENUE: Zone 6, Diepkloof, Soweto
TIME: 1pm – 1am
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