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Listen In Auckland: A$ap Rocky, Skrillex, Skepta, Lil Skies

Published: Tue 3 Jul 2018 10:00 AM
LISTEN IN IS COMING TO AUCKLAND WITH A$AP ROCKY, SKRILLEX, SKEPTA AND LIL SKIES
A handpicked line-up of Hip Hop and Electronic music’s biggest acts will take the stage for one night only at Auckland’s Spark Arena, Friday September 28th for Listen In presented by Fuzzy and Live Nation.
Listen In is the offshoot of the annual Australian dance and hip-hop festival Listen Outwhich sold out all its Australian dates across the last two years. Listen Out is well known and respected for their curated line ups spanning the hottest electronic music and Hip hop of the moment and this will be the first time this event has bought its line up to NZ shores.
In alphabetical order:
A$AP ROCKY
LIL SKIES
SKEPTA
SKRILLEX
LISTEN IN 2018:
AUCKLAND | Friday 28th September @ Spark Arena
Spark Presale from Thursday 5th July at 12:00pm
General Tickets on sale Monday 9th July at 1:00pm from Ticketmaster
Video URL: https://youtu.be/kQSL_KKCiyE
A$AP ROCKY
With over 300 million plays on Spotify for his track ‘F**kin’ Problems’ and his third album on its way, A$AP Rocky sets to return with a banging set.
His albums ‘Long. Live. A$AP’ + ‘At long. Last. A$AP’ both debuted at no.1 on the Billboard – featuring L$D, Wild for the Night and Goldie. Latest tracks include A$AP Forever is just a start to what A$AP Rocky will bring.
LIL SKIES
This 19-year-old is heading to Listen In as part of his debut Australasian tour. Since age 12, he was recording and writing music which led him to opening for Fetty Wap. Ranking in the top 400 most listened artists on Spotify, LIL SKIES has millions of plays on his tracks ‘Nowadays ft. Landon Cuba’, ‘Red Roses ft. Landon Cuba’ and ‘Lust’.
SKEPTA
One of the most influential grime artists of the decade, SKEPTA will be gracing the Listen In stage this September. The accomplished UK artist, MC, producer and record-label owner has received attention from the likes of Drake and Kanye West after his 2015 track ‘Shutdown’ placed in the Top 40 and they watched him perform at the BRIT Awards. Get to know some of his top tracks: ‘That’s Not Me’, ‘Man’ and ‘It Aint Safe’.
SKRILLEX
The 8-time Grammy Award winning artist, SKRILLEX, is back with brand new music. Recently remixing, Kendrick Lamar’s ‘HUMBLE.’ and collaborating with What So Not and KLP for his latest single, ‘Goh’, Listen Out cannot wait for the legend himself, to step out onto the stage. As one of the biggest names in music, it’s hard to not know his past hits ‘Bangarang’, ‘First of the Year(Equinox)’ and ‘Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites’.
Skrillex joined forces with Diplo, debuting Jack Ü in 2013, creating tracks like ‘To Ü’, ‘Take Ü’ and one of the biggest tracks of 2015; ‘Where are Ü Now’.
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