Korean-American rapper Dumbfoundead has been added to Careless Music’s upcoming Wavy Baby Music Festival ahead of its debut this weekend.
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The rapper took to social media to announce his addition onto the performance bill, writing: “Just got added last minute to @WavyBabyFest this Saturday in Cebu, Philippines. First time there! See y’all then!”
— dumbfoundead (@dumbfoundead) January 11, 2023
The upcoming edition of the music festival, held yearly on the third week of January by the Filipino record label co-founded by James Reid, is set to take place at the North Reclamation Area of Mandaue City on January 13-14.
Other acts announced as part of the line-up Pink Sweat$, Sunmi, BamBam, JVKE, The Rose, Urban Dub, Issa, Denise Julia, MotherBasss, Very Done Djs, and Cookie$ among many others.
Previous acts confirmed for the festival are Aussie electronic duo Bag Raiders, and Filipino bands Ben&Ben and December Avenue. As expected, many Careless Music artists are also on the line-up: Reid himself, Lesha, Jolianne and Massiah. They’ll be joined by new signees SOS, Destiny Rogers and August Wahh.
Tickets for the festival will go live “ASAP”, Careless said on social media. Limited pre-sale tickets will be available to users of the payment app Maya.
The line-up for Wavy Baby Music Festival 2023 is:
10 James Reid
Very Done Djs
Three Legged Men
Reid recently teased a North American tour slated to take place from January to February 2023, as well as a brand new album. In a global press conference held by the label, Reid revealed: “’Lovescene’ is the fastest project I’ve ever made and I’m already working on another album and a North American tour. I’m excited to perform on tour again for the first time in four years.”
Additional details such as his North American tour stops or a release date for the album have yet to be released.
Reid’s sophomore full-length effort ‘lovescene:’ was released in October. The album also features a guest appearance from Woosung of The Rose on the track ‘hold on tight’, following a previous collaboration that saw Reid featured on The Rose’s latest album, ‘Heal’, taking a verse on the track ‘Yes’.
In a previous interview with NME in March, Reid also teased an upcoming Careless Music mixtape. The mixtape is set to feature artists from the label’s current roster, with Liza Soberano, Nadine Lustre, Massiah and more named as participants alongside “a lot more artists”. A release date has yet to be announced.