For the past 4 years, Mafikeng natives have gathered to celebrate the gifted talent that is Refiloe “Cassper Nyovest” Phoolo. The 4th Annual Fresh Prince of Maftown was by far the biggest edition of the event, with headline features from Uhuru, Black Motion, Khuli Chana, DJ Shimza, DJ Dimplez, Major League DJz, OKMALUMKOOLKAT, Stilo Magolide, Riky Rick, Cassper Nyovest, Chad Da Don, JR, L-Tido, Lection and Notshi.
The 18-hour long celebration started at 12 noon with a DJ set from Cassper Nyovest himself, followed by a heavy hip hop set by the Major League twins and an appearance by Khuli Chana. The Black Motion duo took over with a live house performance to the much amusement of the largely hip hop loving audience. Surprise performances came from Boyz N Buckz, Blaklez and Sean Pages who warmed the stage for the main act for the night Cassper Nyovest.
A surprise birthday wish followed suite, with close friends, family and industry friends storming the stage to surprise Cassper Nyovest in celebrating his day and successes for the year. Hosted by Loko from Big Brother Mzansi 2014, the event sponsored by Redds, SAB, NWU FM 105.5, Ramogae Group, Tuckshipa, Moreba Media and Family Tree Media managed to pull a crowd of over 2,000 people by nightfall.
Visualz: Dahlia Maubane
Verbalz: Karabo Zacharia