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Chance the Rapper & Vic Mensa hopes to host Black Star Line Festival in Jamaica

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American artiste Chance the Rapper is taking the Black Star Line Festival to Jamaica in 2024.

The rapper made the disclosure on Monday night during an interview on The Tonight Show, hosted by Jimmy Fallon.

“We’re actually thinking about hosting the next one in Kingston, Jamaica,” Chance said of the Black Star Line fest.

READ ALSO: Chance the Rapper and Vic Mensa’s Historic Black Star Line Festival ends in Accra with Erykah Badu, Dave Chappelle, T-Pain, Jeremih, Sarkodie, Tobe Nwigwe and more

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The Black Star Line Festival, co-promoted by Vic Mensa, was inspired by civil rights leader Marcus Garvey’s Black Star Line, founded in 1919 and operated by Black people who helped link global shipping and tourism opportunities between America, the Caribbean, and Africa.

 

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More than 50,000 people attended the first festival, which took place in Accra Ghana in January.

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Among the performers on the lineup were Erykah Badu, Dave Chappelle, T-Pain, Jeremih, Sarkodie, Tobe Nwigwe, Asakaa Boys, and M.anifest.

Chance the Rapper is also set to join season 23 of The Voice, for which he is the newest coach, and will also release his new album, Star Line Gallery later this year.

 

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