Friday 16 june | 22:00 - 00:00 | South Stage
Many mainstream music lovers got to know Frenna when he won the prestigious Popprijs (Pop Prize) as part of the hip-hop collective New Wave. But the Hague-born artist with Ghanaian roots was already working hard with the formation SFB to break into the rap scene. Meanwhile, Francis Junior Edusei – the name that appears in his passport – is a celebrated solo artist who’s released five solo albums, collected a cartload of no. 1 listings, shattered the record for most streams on Spotify in a single day, won an Edison for his acclaimed album Francis, and received a special award two years ago for notching up more than a billion streams. Frenna also effortlessly weaves genres together, rendering him one of the most versatile hip-hop artists of his generation.