A wide and entertaining array of music artists will form the line-up for BET Experience Africa, Africa’s number one urban lifestyle festival, taking place at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg on 12 December.

Hip-hop’s “crown prince” Young Thug will perform alongside Grammy Award-nominated international R&B sensations Maxwell and Raphael Saadiq, and African superstars AKA, Flavour and Diamond Platnumz at the BET Experience Africa festival. Afro-soul sensation Nathi is also set to perform on the daytime Festival Stage which he’ll share with DJ Euphonik, Black Motion and Monique Bingham.

On the Comedy Central Stage, South African comedy luminaries David Kau, John Vlismas, Joey Rasdien, Tats Nkonzo, Celeste Ntuli, Jason Goliath and Skhumba, along with Kenyan funnyman Churchill, will bring great stand-up to the festival.

For sneakerheads and footwear enthusiasts, BET has paired up with “Hunting for Kicks” to stage a 360-degree sneaker experience including rare, vintage and collectible sneakers.  Hunting for Kicks will also feature a “swap meet”, sneaker customisation and an exclusive sneaker cleaning service.

Just one ticket gets you access to all aspects of the 12-hour lifestyle festival, including the star-studded evening concert, stunning live performances on the Festival Stage, hilarious stand-up on the Comedy Central Stage, a fun-packed Celebrity Basketball Game, the exciting Hunting for Kicks sneaker expo and the inspiring Genius Talks featuring Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula.

Tickets for BET Experience Africa are on sale now at www.ticketpro.co.za. Ticket prices, which give access to all of the above, range from R550 on the mezzanine level to R1 150 (floor standing), R1 250 (floor bleachers) and Golden Circle at R1 500. Students can qualify for a 10% discount by logging onto the Ticketpro website and using the passcode ‘STUDENT’.

For more information on BET Experience Africa, visit www.betafrica.tv, like them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BETinAfrica or join the conversation about the channel on Twitter and Instagram @BET_Africa using the hashtag #BETXAfrica.