Saturday, 18 August 2018
Popcaan, Stefflon Don and Kojo Funds added to the 1Xtra Live line-up
BBC Radio 1Xtra has announced three additional artists for this year’s 1Xtra Live line-up. Hosted by the 1Xtra DJ family, the station’s flagship live music event will take place in London at the O2 Arena on Saturday 22 September.
Popcaan says: “The UK holds a special place in my heart so can’t wait to perform for you guys all my UK fans look out for a very special performance.”
Stefflon Don says: “So gassed to be performing at 1Xtra live at the O2 September 22nd - it’s gunna be hype.”
Kojo Funds says: “I’m excited to be playing at this year’s 1Xtra Live. The O2 is such a sick venue, can’t wait to perform there!”
Performing at 1Xtra Live in 2018 will be:
Chance The Rapper
More names will be announced in the coming weeks.
1Xtra has supported Stefflon Don for several years and tipped her for huge success when she featured on 1Xtra’s Hot For list in 2017. From her track Envy Us feat. Abra Cadabra, 1Xtra has since followed Stefflon Don’s success right through to her hit with French Montana Hurtin’ Me. Stefflon Don’s track with Skepta Ding-A-Ling debuted on DJ Target’s 1Xtra show and her latest song Pretty Girl feat. Tiggs da Author is currently on the 1Xtra playlist.
1Xtra's Dancehall DJs including Seani B have heavily supported Popcaan over the years with big party anthems such as Ravin' and Only Man She Want receiving early daytime support, through to his new album Forever and tracks Body So Good and Wine for Me, which is currently on the 1Xtra playlist. Popcaan gained a huge fan base when he hooked up with Drake for their release Controlla.
This year, Kojo Funds featured on the 1Xtra Hot For list and his new track Who Am I feat. Bugzy Malone is currently on the 1Xtra playlist. Earlier this month, Kojo Funds performed at the 1Xtra Ibiza Takeover alongside B Young, Bugzy Malone, Lady Leshurr, Not3s, Ray BLK, RAYE, Wretch 32 and many more. Last November, Kojo Funds performed with Mabel in the 1Xtra Live Lounge for their successful track Finders Keepers, which spent 31 weeks on the Official Chart thanks to 1Xtra support.