Ananya Birla, Monica Dogra and Emiway Bantai to open Wiz Khalifa's Mumbai gig

The event will be held in Mumbai as part of Sunburn Arena on September 15, 2019.


Wiz Khalifa fans in India are keen with his upcoming Mumbai gig, but many are also interested in finding one the opening artistes of these gigs in multiple cities. With an aim to bring the wait to an end, Percept LIVE recently announced the same. As per the updates, Raja Kumari, Ananya Birla, Monica Dogra, and Emiway Bantai will be opening American rapper Wiz Khalifa’s gig.

While, Raja Kumari, Ananya, and THEMXXNLIGHT will be opening for Khalifa in New Delhi, while Bantai, Ananya, Dogra, THEMXXNLIGHT, Ishani x Bobkat will open his Mumbai gig. Talking about the collaboration, Bantai said, “The feeling is incredible. Wiz is one of my favourite artistes and is an inspiration. To share the stage with him will be awesome. I’m especially happy that underground hip hop is going upper mainstream.” 

Grammy-nominated Indian-American songwriter-rapper Raja Kumari also mentioned that she was looking forward to her performance at the gig, and said, “Wiz Khalifa is synonymous with hip hop. He has created anthems for so many years which have influenced culture in so many ways! I’m so honoured to welcome him back to India and I’m excited to perform on the same stage.” Monica Dogra further added, “Wiz is a youth icon and pioneer in hip hop. It feels great to have been invited to share the stage with him for the second time.”

Sharing the news officially, Karan Singh, CEO, Percept LIVE, said, “The multi-platinum star is a favourite among the hip hop loving community in India and we have received a phenomenal response since our initial announcement.”

TThe events will be held in Delhi and Mumbai as part of Sunburn Arena on September 14 and 15, respectively.

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