COCKTAIL AND AFTER PARTY

SATURDAY, MARCH 3, 9:00PM – SUNDAY, MARCH 4, 1:30AM

HOTEL: THE WESTIN BOSTON WATERFRONT


CELEBRITY GUEST PERFORMERS

PATORANKING

MALEEK BERRY

An award-winning Nigerian dancehall artist who has made major waves over the last couple years with hits such as No Kissing, My Woman My Everything, Happy Day, and Girlie O. His unique blend of Dancehall, Reggae and Afrobeats has allowed him to create a distinct sound recognized by many. With his vocal command and patois flair Patoranking has managed to collaborate with some of Africa’s most respected artists such as Roc Nation’s Tiwa Savage, Ghanaian favorites Sarkodie and Bisa Kdei, as well as one of Africa’s top dancehall artists Timaya. In 2016 Patoranking brought in the year being announced as one of the judges for the season debut of internationally acclaimed reality singing competition The Voice Nigeria. Patoranking continued to dominate the charts with the release of his debut album God over Everything that featured top Afrobeats artists such as Wizkid, Olamide, Phyno, and more. The release of his album, the debut reached number 4 on the Billboard charts making him the first Nigerian artist to make Billboard’s Reggae Album Chart. Shortly after, Patoranking won MTV Africa’s Song of the Year award for his hit single My Woman, My Everything featuring Wande Coal.To date, Patoranking has been nominated for over 20 categories—including Male Artist of the Year and Best Dancehall Artist–taking home more than 10 awards for those categories.

An award-winning Nigerian dancehall artist who has made major waves over the last couple years with hits such as No Kissing, My Woman My Everything, Happy Day, and Girlie O. His unique blend of Dancehall, Reggae and Afrobeats has allowed him to create a distinct sound recognized by many. With his vocal command and patois flair Patoranking has managed to collaborate with some of Africa’s most respected artists such as Roc Nation’s Tiwa Savage, Ghanaian favorites Sarkodie and Bisa Kdei, as well as one of Africa’s top dancehall artists Timaya.

In 2016 Patoranking brought in the year being announced as one of the judges for the season debut of internationally acclaimed reality singing competition The Voice Nigeria. Patoranking continued to dominate the charts with the release of his debut album God over Everything that featured top Afrobeats artists such as Wizkid, Olamide, Phyno, and more. The release of his album, the debut reached number 4 on the Billboard charts making him the first Nigerian artist to make Billboard’s Reggae Album Chart. Shortly after, Patoranking won MTV Africa’s Song of the Year award for his hit single My Woman, My Everything featuring Wande Coal.To date, Patoranking has been nominated for over 20 categories—including Male Artist of the Year and Best Dancehall Artist–taking home more than 10 awards for those categories.

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listen to his hits here and here!

Listen to his hits here and here

 


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CELEBRITY DJ: JULS

Juls is a British Born Ghanaian Producer and Disk Jockey from East London. He's produced for many high profile artists in the U.K. Scene as well as the afrobeats music scene including Kojo Funds, Burna Boy, Eugy, Yemi Alade, Wizkid, Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, Moelogo and many more. 

He's most popular for pioneering the new Afro beats sound championed by rising star Mr Eazi producing hits such as Skin Tight, Hollup, Anointing and Bankulize.

He has been nominated for several awards including Ghana Music Awards UK Producer of the year, Afrimma Awards and Mobo Unsung awards. He has dj at some massive festivals including SXSW in Texas, Diaspora calling by Lauryn Hill in New York City as well as many others. 

Listen to samplings of his work here and here


THE WESTIN BOSTON WATERFRONT

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