Singer Jojo Abot has been announced for the prestigious MTN – sponsored BushFire Festival slated for Swaziland from May 26 to 28.

Listed among the most important music festivals on the continent by both CNN and BBC, the event sees an extensive showcase of diverse art from across the globe:  music, theatre, poetry, film, circus, dance and visual arts.

This year’s edition also features the likes of Senegalese rapper Faada Freddy, Jah Prayzah South African maestro Hugh Masekela, Zimbabwean act and leader of the Third Generation Band, among others.

Born on August 4 1988, Jojo hails from Ho in the Volta Region of Ghana,  and create music  across Afrosoul/Reggae and Afrobeat.

In April last year, she performed at Lauryn Hill’s Diaspora Calling! headlined by the Grammy winner at the King’s Theatre, Brooklyn. She also joined her for MLH Caravan: A Diaspora Calling! Concert Series, and headlined the 2016 edition of Accra Dot Alt‘s Sabolai Radio Music Festival held at the Efua Sutherland Children’s Park. 

In June 2015, Jojo Abot released her debut EP. Titled FYFYA WOTO, the 4-song project is a lamentation of love gone wrong. She sings in English and Ewe, she’s inspired by such music giants as Fela Kuti, Savage Rose, SEEED, and Israel Maweta.

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