The event which will take place in Virginia Beach, VA from April 28 to April 30 will see a line up of artistes including Kid Cudi, Summer Walker, Lil Wayne, Clipse, Wu-Tang Clan, Grace Jones and Chic, Mumford & Sons and Maren Morris.
Black Sherif who was seen last week in Abu Dhabi performing to an elated crowd at the Wireless Festival was announced on Wednesday as the only Ghanaian act on the bill.
Nigeria’s Ayra Starr will however join the Kwaku The Traveller singer as one of the African artiste on the bill.
— Pharrell Williams (@Pharrell) March 15, 2023
Pharrell Williams, established Something in the Water Festival in 2019 however it did not take place in 2020 due to the pandemic.
According to a press statement from organizers, the event will “not only unite and empower the community but also celebrate diversity and showcase the magic of Virginia Beach. Musicians, students, artists, activists, and more will converge on Virginia Beach to activate and amplify, collaborate, and co-author, shift and shape the future.”
The 2022 edition took place in Washington, D.C., to commemorate Juneteenth.