Castle Lite has really been gushing out some major experienced over the years which have undeniably been memorable by far. This year they will of course be bring Travis Scott and Bryson Tiller to JHB and PLK but HYPE just wants to back in time and highlight some unforgettable Castle Lite experiences that we have witnessed with our very own eyes.
2011 – Drake
Castle Lite really started the crazy experiences when they brought down Drake for an all-white concert in 2011. About 4 000 people had an experience to remember at the Castle Lite Feel the Beat of Subzero Experience in Johannesburg South Africa, where hip hop heavyweight Drake was the headline act. That wasn’t the only highlight of the night as over 2 000 members of the crowd were dressed in white for ‘No Regret Friday’ which was later confirmed to have broken the world record with the World Record Academy for the most people dressed in white for a cause. It’s interesting to remember that the Drake concert came to life after a viral petition started by local South African celebrities Dineo Ranaka, Slikour and T-Bo Touch encouraged fans to sign it up in order to bring the superstar to Mzansi.
2013 – Kanye West
In 2013 Castle Lite brought down one of the most awarded artists of all-time and musical genius Kanye West, whose lyrics have become the soundtrack of our generation. Kanye West really needs no intro for you to understand the magnitude of this experience that found a cult of South African fans jamming out to Yeezy live in a winter. Kanye was the headline act for that unforgettable night at an exclusive and intimate Castle Lite Feel the Beat of Sub-zero Experience on the 2nd of February 2013 in Joburg which consisted of about 6 000 guests enjoying a mind-blowing experience and engage with Castle Lite on another level through live acts and innovative touch points that Castle Lite brought forward.
2013 – Wale
2013 was the year Castle Lite developed their reputation for being “Extra Cold” through bringing down Wale for an Extra Cold experience. During the date of the summer solstice, which is the longest day of the summer, Castle Lite decided to make it the most unforgettable day of the summer by announcing their Extra Cold Summer party and having Wale as the headlining act country alongside a host of SA’s best local artists.
2014 – Nas, Timbaland & Wiz Khalifa
Castle Lite unlocked summer here when they hosted one exclusive summer experience that kept the heat at bay through the entire day & night festivities. Listen, there weren’t any dull moments when the likes of Beatenburg, DJ Kent, Black Motion, DJ Milshake, and many more brought the heat.
2016 – J. Cole
Okay now who could ever forget that time Castle Lite Unlocked J.Cole at the Dome? Last year, Castle Lite brought down Cole for one lit concert, which was probably the most highly anticipated event on Joburg’s social calendar in 2016. During the show Cole brought his classic hit Dreams to life on Saturday night at the Ticketpro Dome as he captivated more than 20 000 of his fans for one night only. Having performed classic hits such as ‘Love Yourz’, ‘Can’t Get Enough’ & a whole lot more, the hip hop sensation wowed concert goers that had been waiting for him since the big announcement of his coming in March.
2017 – Travis Scott & Bryson Tiller
Castle Lite is about to unlock two of the coldest trap artists in the game very soon. Bryson Tiller and Travis Scott are set to be the main acts for this year’s Castle Lite Unlocks concert on the 15th and 16th of June in Johannesburg and Polokwane. So with only a few days left until that #ExtraCold Experience is unlocked make sure you get your tickets and be a part of history! Now available at www.ticketpros.co.za. JHB 15th June at the Ticketpro Dome.16th June at the Cricket Grounds #CastleLiteUnlocks