Badshah at UNTOLD! First Indian Hip Hop artist to perform at world’s #6 Music Festival

Mumbai, 14th February 2024: UNTOLD, famed for being one of the largest music festivals in the world, is preparing to debut in the Middle East. Billed as ‘Dubai’s first mega festival’, UNTOLD’s hotly anticipated debut in the region is scheduled to be hosted from 15th-18th February at Expo City Dubai.

The promoters have announced the addition of one of the leading Indian rap sensations Badshah to its colossal line-up of top grossing international artists as one of the main stage headliners on Day 2 of the festival.

In an unprecedented first, Badshah will become the first ever hip-hop artist of Indian origin to perform as a headlining act on the Mainstage at UNTOLD, which is hailed as one of the top 6 festivals in the world and 3rd largest festival in Europe.

The 38-year-old music juggernaut will be joining an already stacked bill of headlining talent, including the likes of Armin van Buuren, Bebe Rexha, Don Diablo, Ellie Goulding, Hardwell, Sebastian Ingrosso, Tiësto, G-Eazy, PSY, Hardwell, Major Lazer Soundsystem, Paul Kalkbrenner and Timmy Trumpet.

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Renowned music luminaries such as Hot Since 82, Mahmut Orhan, Luciano, Sven Väth, Dubfire, Kasia, Arapu, Cezar, PAAX (Tulum), Nicole Moudaber or Shimza, House Of Yanos, Persic, Andy C, Chase & Status, Masego and Freddie Gibbs , among others, are slated to grace the other stages at UNTOLD Dubai.

Badshah states, “I’m thrilled to be performing alongside some stellar acts at UNTOLD Dubai. Looking forward to taking India to the world!”

The momentous event will transform Expo City Dubai into a musical wonderland spread over 170,000 square meters. More than 70,000 attendees per day will revel in the magic of UNTOLD, which annually hosts its dazzling flagship festival in Romania. Beyond the music, festival-goers can indulge in a myriad of activities, from fashion villages brimming with creative designers to gastronomic delights from over 40 culinary vendors

The festival will present a lineup of over 100 artists across five electrifying stages offering an eclectic fusion of musical genres across four days. Each stage will present a distinct musical odyssey, from the Main Stage hosting global superstars to the Galaxy Stage hosting house and techno trailblazers. The Alchemy Stage will beckon with its eclectic blend of dubstep, drum & bass, rap, trap, hip-hop, and urban music while the Time Stage will offer an immersive journey through space and time. For those seeking a nostalgic escape, the Retro Fashion Stage will present a trip down memory lane with retro pop, rock and disco classics.

To launch the inaugural chapter, the UNTOLD team partnered up with Armin van Buuren at Burj Khalifa for not one but two world records: the highest performance on the tallest building on the planet and the largest LED screen used for a show.

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