Monday 23 September 2019

Krept and Konan to perform at Mobo Awards

US star Cardi B and British rappers Yungen and Yxng Bane are also performing.

The Intent Premiere – London
The Intent Premiere – London

By Joe Nerssessian, Press Association

Rap duo Krept and Konan have been confirmed as performers at this year’s Mobo Awards.

The London grime and RnB stars will be joined by US hip-hop breakthrough artist Cardi B and British rapper Stefflon Don.

It comes following Krept and Konan’s double appearance in the top ten of the album charts with mixtapes 7 Days and 7 Nights.

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Stormzy leads the nominations field for the event which takes place at the First Direct Arena in Leeds on November 29.

The Big For Your Boots rapper has five nominations ahead of fellow Mercury Prize nominee J Hus who collected four nominations.

The pair will face off in four categories including best male and best album while Mercury-winning Sampha is shortlisted in three categories.

Sampha, winner of this year’s Mercury prize for his debut album Process, is shortlisted in three categories including best R&B/soul act.

Also performing are British rappers Yungen and Yxng Bane.

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