Forget Jay-Z and Beyoncé, these African artistes also lit up the Global Citizen Festival

December 03, 2018 at 02:00 pm | Entertainment

Francis Akhalbey

Francis Akhalbey | Staff Writer

December 03, 2018 at 02:00 pm | Entertainment

Wizkid performing at the Global Citizen Festival -- Photo Credit: Jodi Windvogel for Global Citizen

The Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 took place at the FNB Stadium on Sunday in Johannesburg to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday.

Though the highlight of the night was Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s performance, African acts that were billed to perform also did not stop short at entertaining the excited audience.

The likes of Cassper Nyovest, D’Banj, Femi Kuti, Sho Madjozi, Tiwa Savage and Wizkid held the crowd down with some of their biggest hit songs.

Take a look at snippets of their performances:

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