Other acts on bill are Frightened Rabbit, Faith Mussa from Malawi and other acts from Tanzania, South Africa and Zambia.
Lake of Stars Festival is an annual three-day international festival held on the shores of Lake Malawi, the third largest lake in Africa.
The festival was founded by British tourist Will Jameson. Jameson visited Malawi in 1998. He was a student at John Moores University and took a year off to work with The Wildlife Society. That work sent him to Malawi. Upon returning to college, Jameson started a club night as tribute to his trip, called Chibuku Shake Shake, the name of a brand of Malawian beer.
The club night was named the best club night in the United Kingdom 2004 by Mixmag. That same year, Jameson held the first festival. An estimated 700 people attended, the majority from Africa. The 2011 Lake of Stars attracted over 3,000 attendees from Europe and Africa. The festival was opened with the Malawian ministry of tourism skydiving onto the festival beach.
M.anifest is one of Ghana’s top rap artistes who has earned his spurs in the Ghanaian hip hop and hiplife world.
He has to his credit, songs like ‘godMC,’ ‘Sugar,’ ‘100%,’ ‘Someway Bi,’ among others.