One of the performing acts at this year’s edition, Omah Lay during the late hours of the 30th of March 2021 notified fans of his appearance at the event via an Instagram post. The post by the singer;
“London I’m coming!!!”
In an earlier post by the organizers of the event on the 29th of March, a comprehensive list of performing acts at this years edition were revealed. See post below;
The 2021 YAM Carnival will be held on the 28th of August 2021 in Clapham Common, London. A long list of African acts have been shortlisted to perform at this year’s event. They include; Davido, Kehlani, Patoranking, Yemi Alade, Rema, Femi Kuti, Stonebwoy, Fally Ipupa, Vigro Deep, King Promise, Ms Banks, Omah Lay, Nao, Darkoo, Midas The Jagaban and others. However, there are indications that more acts will be added to the lineup.
YAM Carnival is a brand new carnival coming to London in the summer of 2021, organized by the minds behind Afro Nation. The Carnival is truly a celebration of Black culture and prides itself on putting the African continent at the heart of the festival. It is a monumental way to celebrate heritage and culture.