The Sonar Music Festival announce a 6 hour set of Scorpion Kings, a South African electronic and dance music duo consisting of DJ Maphorisa and Kabza de Small
The Scorpion Kings are known for the versatile Amapiano genre influenced by Dj Maphorisa. The South African born multi-genre producer is a major influencer of current trending South African electronic and dance music. Working with multiple artist from multiple genres, Dj Maphorisa has performed in places like Ministry of Sound London, The Midway San Francisco, 02 Victoria Warehouse Manchester, Button Factory Dublin. Dj Maphorisa has worked with major artists such as Drake, Shekina, Niniola, Davido just to name a few and together with Kabza de a Small they found the Scorpion Kings.
Born Kabelo Motha, Kabza de Small is one of the best ‘if not the best Amapiano music producer in South Africa. Known for his endless multiple record releases, Kabza de Small has released over 100 Amapiano tracks since the beginning of the pandemic. Kabza de Small is considered by many as the pioneer of Amapiano and amognst others one of founders of this electronic and dance music genre. Amapiano is jazzy house subgenre with a touch of long drums.
The Sonar Music Festival will take place from the 16th of June until the 18th in Barcelona, Spain. Founded in 1994 by music Journalist Richard Robles and musicians and visual artists Enric Palau and Sergio Caballero.
The Scorpion Kings will be performing a 6 hour set at Festival of Advanced music and Multimedia art alongside major headliners such as Charlotte De Witte, Ritchie Hawtin, Anfisa Letyago, Critical Soundsystem, Anna, The Blessed Madonna, Chemical brothers, Depresion Sonora, Albal B2B Rocio, Juicy bae, Giant Swan just to name a few.
The Sonar Music festival Barcelona 2022 activities are divided into two locations: Sonar by day, located in Fira Muntjuic, concertts and dj’s, showcases sonar+D; the international congress focused on digital creative industries and dedicated to creating professional, business and networking opportunities. Sonar by night located in Fira Gran via L’Hospitalet, for hosting live shows and dj sets from the biggest names in international music.
The Three-day electronic and advanced music festival in Barcelona is positioned at the cutting edge of the electronic music landscape and it’s interactions with digital culture. Sonar Festival is able to unite established artists with emerging talents, in all areas of music and audio visual production.
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