Fatboy Slim, Kosheen and Chambao as well as Erykah Badu, Nneka and Roni Size have all confirmed their participation at this year's Elevation festival to be held on June 23 and June 24 near Sofia.
Four-time Grammy winner Erykah Badu and young Nigerian Nneka will make their first appearance in Bulgaria. World-famous drum and bass performer DJ Roni Size will please fans of the heavier sound.
Erykah Badu, or as she is often called the queen of neo-soul, will sing from her new album Amerykah Part Two (return of the Ankh) which was one of the most eagerly anticipated releases of 2010.
NNEKA comes to Bulgaria to present her brand new third studio album Soul is Heavy which is a combination of hip-hop, reggae, brass and African pop.
Roni Size will be part of the non-stop party at the DJ stage.
Tickets for the Elevation 2012 can be found exclusively at Eventim
There are 1500 promotional tickets at the price of 66 leva. Regular tickets will be 99 leva.
About Erykah Badu
Erykah Abi Wright, also know as Erykah Badu, is an American R&B and hip-hop singer whose performances also resound with jazz. She calles herself Badu, stating that in Arabic her name means "to reveal the truth".
Her first album Baduizm (1997) went multi-platinum and along with the single On and On brought her two Grammies for best female R&B vocal performance and best R&B album.
In 2000 her song You Got Me brought her another Grammy for best rap performance by a duo or group.
And in 2003 she received the prestigious Love of My Life prize for the best R&B song for the fourth time.
Nneka was born in Wori, Nigeria, where she lived with her father, her stepmother (her biological mother is German) and her seven brothers and sisters. When she was 19 she visited Germany. In 2003 she began work with German hip-hop DJ and producer DJ Farhot. Her profile was boosted after performing alongside Sean Paul and Patrice-Bart Williams. Her debut album Victim of Truth was released in 2005. Subsequent albums went straight to the German top 50 and UK singles chart.
She subsequently gave numerous performances at festivals and long tours, sharing the stage with the likes of Lenny Kravitz, The Roots, Nas and Damian Marley.
About Roni Size
Roni Size is a British producer and a DJ who became popular in 1997 when he created the Drum and Bass movement. Born in Bristol, Ryan Owen Granville Williams, the son of Jamaican emigrants, he first became interested in music after being suspended from school at the age of 16. Together with DJ Krust, DJ Die and DJ Suv, he established the full cycle recordings label.