Wiz Khalifa, Young Thug, DJ Snake set for Dakar rally closing performance

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Updated 18 January 2020

Wiz Khalifa, Young Thug, DJ Snake set for Dakar rally closing performance

  • Khalifa will be making his debut in Saudi Arabia to perform some of his biggest hits

QIDDIYA: Following two weeks of unmissable action during the world’s toughest endurance race, Dakar Saudi Arabia 2020 fans will be treated to an exceptional closing performance, taking the excitement off the track and onto the stage with the introduction of three headline acts to round off 13 days of high-octane action.

Hip-hop superstar Wiz Khalifa, Grammy Award-winning rapper Young Thug and renowned producer DJ Snake will take to the stage on Friday to bring the curtain down on Dakar Saudi Arabia 2020’s epic grand finale.

Khalifa will be making his debut in Saudi Arabia to perform some of his biggest hits, including “Black and Yellow,” “We Dem Boys” and “See You Again,” which reigned at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for 12 non-consecutive weeks.

He has performed with some of the biggest names in the music industry, including Snoop Dog, 50 Cent, Wu-Tang Clan and Fallout Boy. 

Young Thug, best known for his eccentric vocal style and fashion sense, will take the crowds on a journey of his scintillating melodies with songs including “Best Friend,” “Hot” and “This is America.” He rose to fame after featuring on the 2017 hit song “Havana” by pop singer Camila Cabello, which reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in January 2018, becoming his first No. 1 single.

DJ Snake will bring a catalogue of his infectious hits to the Kingdom, including “Magenta Riddim,” “Get Low” and “Taki Taki,” his famed collaboration featuring Selena Gomez.

 


Saudi Arabia announces 56 more COVID-19 deaths

Updated 04 July 2020

Saudi Arabia announces 56 more COVID-19 deaths

  • 360 new cases were reported in Riyadh
  • A total of 1,858 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced 56 more deaths from COVID-19 and 4,128 new cases of the disease on Saturday.
Of the new cases, 360 were reported in Riyadh, 315 in Dammam, 217 in Hufof and 214 in Qatif.
The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 143,256 after 2,642 more patients recovered from the virus.
A total of 1,858 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.