With One Africa Music Fest London already boasting the biggest line-up of African stars to perform together on one stage in Europe, festival organizers Upfront and Personal Global Management Consultants (UPGMC) are not resting on their laurels, as they are proud to announce that Epic Records/Wondaland recording artist Jidenna and Africa’s biggest and most influential star Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie are confirmed to join the One Africa Music Fest London line-up, alongside Davido, Tekno, Tiwa Savage, P-Square and The Compozers plus more on May 13!
One Africa Music Fest, the world’s biggest Afrobeats festival, makes its debut in the UK on the back of two sold out shows at New York’s Barclays Centre (19,000 capacity) and Houston’s Toyota Center (18,000 capacity) last year, which saw huge performances by Wizkid, D’banj, Jidenna, Flavour and Seun Kuti, and was attended by US celebrities Swizz Beatz, DJ Ebro, Lil Mama, Angela Simmons and more. The event was also streamed live on Tidal and supported by Hot 97, VIBE Magazine and Okayafrica.
The London extravaganza on the 13th of May, hosted by Nigerian singer and actor Banky W, with Capital Xtra’s Abrantee Boateng as the official UK DJ, will be the first Afrobeats event of this magnitude in Europe, and is poised to be the biggest African music festival, and the number one platform to showcase African music and culture to mainstream and diaspora audiences across the world.
Highly revered Ghanaian duo and Starboy Music Worldwide acts, R2Bees, enlists 2 of Ghana’s heavy weight, Shatta Wale and Sarkodie on a new banger titled “One Shot”.
The solid collaboration was produced by prolific producer, Killbeatz.
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Ghana’s Sarkodie and Nigeria’s Runtown will drop the single together with the video which was directed by Gyo Gyimah of Phamous Philms.
Ghanaian rap artiste Sarkodie and Nigerian superstar Runtown are set to release a new single titled “Pain Killer”.
The duo will drop the single together with the video which was directed by Gyo Gyimah of Phamous Philms. The song will be released on February 3, 2017.
Ahead of the release, Sarkodie shared a couple of behind the scenes photos on Twitter for his fans to have a feel of what is about to come.
This is going to be Sarkodie’s first work for the year 2017.
Koncentr8 is coming for 2017! Last August, the singer entertained fans with a cover to Ghana’s R2bees hit song Makoma, Baby Boo and ‘One On One is Allowed’.
Koncentr8 has already featured in tracks with Monica Ogah, one of the winners of MTN project fame, Dj Xchris and one of the finest fastest growing music acts in Nigeria. He also has singles ready for release and an album in the works.
“im working on this album and it’s yet to be named, he said”
Koncentr8, a native from Ekwusigo LGA in Anambra state and graduate from Tansian University, Oba Umunya, Anambra has a music style and an appeal that would entertain.
With an almost striking resemblance to highlife superstar Flavour Nabania and a passion for highlife music, Koncentr8 is one music act to watch out for in 2017.
Watch him freestyle to Masterkraft, Flavour and Sarkodie’s ‘Finally’
Ghanaian music acts Sarkodie and Akwaboah team up on tribute song for Daasebra Dwamena who died on July 29, 2016.
Daasebre Gyamenah was a Legendary highlife musician in Ghana, he became very popular for his 1999 debut single, ‘Kokooko’ which featured Lord Kenya.
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