Some of the world’s finest contemporary artistes will be making their way down to Malaysia for the first time this year for Soulfest Asia 2015, an extension of Australia’s only neo-soul, jazz, and hip hop festival.

What is Soulfest?

Soulfest Asia 2015

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It’s an amazing urban music festival which debuted in Australia and New Zealand last year in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Auckland. With Aloe Blacc, Common, Mos Def, and D’Angelo as headliners, it comes as no surprise that its first appearance saw tens of thousands of music lovers come together peacefully to celebrate their passion for soul and hip hop.

Earlier, we announced the entourage of top-class artistes that will be headlining at Soulfest Asia this year. Malaysia will see the likes of Mary J Blige, Omarion, Jhene Aiko, as well as local acts Joe Flizzow, Sona One, DeFam, and many more. But just in case you’re unsure of what to expect from Soulfest Asia 2015, we’ve put together a playlist of some of our favourite tracks from the acts!

Check ’em out:

1. SonaOne – No More

2. Shigga Shay

3. De Fam – #Supergirls

4. Jin Hackman – Banana

5. Omarion

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6. Joe Flizzow

7. De La Soul

8. Jhene Aiko

9. Najwa

10. Mary J Blige

Getting in the mood yet? Mark the date! 17th October 2016 at the Mines International Convention Centre (MICC) on 17th October 2015 😉

Note: The inaugural Soulfest Asia is a “come rain or shine” event and it’s scheduled to kick off at 3pm with the rhythm flowing all the way to midnight.

Soulfest Asia 2015

Tickets are priced from RM198 via AirAsia RedTix and Eventopia.

For more information, visit its official website or its Facebook page.

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