Manifesto’s festival of music, arts and culture celebrates its 15th anniversary in a major way, with a free admission live music concert at CityView (20 Polson Street, Toronto) on September 11th featuring headliner JID, the Grammy Award-nominated Atlanta rapper/singer signed to J. Cole’s Dreamville Records. As one of the most respected rappers in today’s music industry, JID is also a member of the hip hop supergroup Zoink Gang alongside Guapdad 4000, Buddy, and Smino.
Manifesto 15 also features a slew of celebrated Canadian talents, including 2021 JUNO Award winner and R&B savant Savannah Ré, and singer Notifi, who’s infectious and unique blend of rap, dark pop and R&B has captured the imagination of global listeners. This special evening of live music, hosted by TV broadcaster Tyrone Edwards, also features buzzing local Toronto area talents Charmaine, Baebe Ruth, JAHKOY, Zakisha Brown, Ashton Francis and others. The festival after-party features leading local DJ’s 4Korners, Unimerce, Kappamezu and Killa Kels.
FREE ADMISSION FESTIVAL TICKETS
Manifesto will also be hosting a free 2-day Summit (Sept. 9-10th) with panel discussions featuring celebrated Miami-based production & songwriting duo Cool & Dre (Lil Wayne, Jay Z & Beyonce, DJ Khaled), iconic American photographer Ernie Paniccioli, Donisha Prendergast, the granddaughter of the late great reggae legend Bob Marley, and conversations involving dub poet and activist d’bi young, rapper Raz Fresco, producers 2oolman (The Halluci Nation) and Akeel Henry, influencers Sashagai Ruddock and Jalen Nelson, music artists Friyie and Sydanie and Marlon “ThatdudeMCFLY” Palmer.
For more information about Manifesto go to mnfsto.com.
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