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FUTURE AND GUCCI MANE TURN ON THE LIGHTS ON THE SECOND NIGHT OF YASALAM AFTER – RACE CONCERTS

Global hip – hop sensations Future and Gucci Mane lit up du Arena on the second night of the Yasalam After-Race Concerts brought to you by du Live.

Lana Del Ray and The Killers to take the stage on the third and fourth nights of the festival, finishing off an incredible four-night line-up as during #AbuDhabiGP weekend

Abu Dhabi, UAE – Friday, 29 November 2019: Grammy Award – winning American rapper, songwriter and record producer Future took to the stage with hip – hop sensation Gucci Mane as they lit up du Arena during their unforgettable performances on 29th November at the second Yasalam 2019 After-Race Concert during  #AbuDhabiGP weekend.

Platinum selling artist and recent Grammy – nominated Gucci Mane, revved up the crowds with his trademark hip hop sun – genre of trap style hits including ‘Both’, ‘I Get The Bag’, ‘Slippery, ‘Back on Road’, ‘First Day Out The Feds’, ‘Freaky Girl’ and ‘Lemonade’. Future then took to the stage as the second star performance of the evening’s double header as delighted fans sung along to his chart – topping hits including ‘Karate Chop’, ‘Mask Off’, ‘Jumpman’, ‘Turn On The Lights’, ‘Real Sisters’ and the Grammy – winning song ‘King’s Dead’, as well as tracks from his latest hit 2019 album, ‘The Wizrd’.

Opening the stage for the hip – hop superstars was Abu Dhabi – based rapper Mustafa Esmail, known as Freek, who is taking trap culture one step further in the United Arab Emirates and the Middle East.  Freek, a previous contestant of Yasalam’s homegrown contest – the Emerging Talent Competition which supports musical talent in the region.

As night two concludes, another incredible day of world – class entertainment awaits. Saturday night will see Lana Del Rey bring her iconic brand of romantic and vintage song writing to the UAE capital for the very first time. Multi – million record selling American rockers The Killers will bring the curtain down with an epic performance of their world beating catalogue of massive hits on Sunday 1st December.

The star – studded line up is exclusive to #AbuDhabiGP ticket holders only. Race ticket holders can take their weekend up a gear by purchasing ‘Golden Circle’ upgrades for the Yasalam After-Race Concerts. The upgrade packages offer the best views at du Arena, prices start from AED 195.

For full details, please visit: www.yasalam.ae

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NOTES TO EDITORS:

ABOUT YASALAM

Yasalam brings back the favourite race-host city festival to celebrate the #AbuDhabiGP weekend. In its 11th year, the programme sees a natural evolution with a bigger focus on the F1 ADGP home – Yas Island. The capital will get enthralled in world-class entertainment and community fun as Yasalam makes waves across Abu Dhabi, creating unmissable moments across a calendar of activities, including four nights of world–class entertainment exclusively for race ticket holders.

ABOUT FLASH ENTERTAINMENT

Flash Entertainment is the Middle East’s leading entertainment company pioneering the future of events and experiences across sporting events, music concerts, community events and more.

Since launching in 2008, Flash Entertainment has built a peerless global reputation by always putting fans first – hosting hundreds of major concerts, major sporting events and community and cultural events across thousands of event days for more than 7.5 million people.

A key partner in the development of Abu Dhabi tourism and entertainment sector, developing and producing memorable experiences for fans and partners alike.

Flash Entertainment manages a multi-million-dirham portfolio of assets, including the du Arena and du Forum on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, and the multi-purpose state-of-the-art Yas Bay Arena.

For more information visit www.flashentertainment.com or email info@flashentertainment.com

ABOUT THE EMERGING TALENT COMPETITION

The Emerging Talent Competition (ETC) is an opportunity like no other, an annual GCC-wide talent search for up-and-coming musicians. It identifies, hones and supports homegrown talent by giving them an incredible platform to launch their professional careers and catapult them into stardom. Now in its fifth year, the competition is produced by FLASH Entertainment, and is a prominent feature of Yasalam, Abu Dhabi’s exciting city-wide festival which takes place during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Now in its fifth year, ETC has already catapulted many local artists into stardom. Previous winners include: FAFA, Danny Aridi, Hasan Malik and S.O.S.

For more information visit www.yasalam.ae/etc2019

 

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