The co-founder of Maftown Heights recently announced with great pride that the show would be returning to Mahikeng.

This year’s show is bound to raise the bar in local entertainment, stimulate the local economy and empower young artists, while simultaneously providing best entertainment in the North West.

Artists expected to perform include Tuks, Morafe, HHP, JR, Okmalumkoolkat, Kwesta, AKA, KO, Shekinah, Bongo Maffin, Distruction Boyz and Black Motion.

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The new track marks a return to his signature sound and speaks volumes about Khuli’s growth and artistry.

Celebrating his Maftown roots while introducing elements from his travels around the world, the single is sure to be a dancefloor-shaker. He is busy in the studio working on what he says is “his best work to date”.

“I’ve been having so much fun in the studio – Back to the Heights is a taste of what’s to come. It’s a joint I can’t wait to share with the fans and perform for the first time on the legendary Maftown Heights stage come Friday,” says Chana.

The Mmabatho-born star has made remarkable strides in shaping the hip-hop scene in the country and throughout the continent.

“I am grateful to be able to do what I do and to have worked with some of the best in the industry. My fans are soon to experience the best of Chana and I am excited about opening the floor to new kids. We grow by sharing – this is a platform that has opened doors for many big stars,” concluded Chana.

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An Absolut Creative Director and brand ambassador, Chana has won Cannes Lion International Festival of Creativity awards for his One Source album, a collaborative offering featuring some of the best African artists.

Back to the Heights will be available on all digital music platforms.