Music duo Keche joins hiplife artist TiC as part of the top notch artists who will perform tonight at the “IAMTiC” concert which will be staged at the Bokom Boxing Arena.
The event, which is slated for today, Friday, the 21st of December at the Bokom Boxing Arena, which has a sitting capacity of about 4,000 is organized to thrill fans ahead of the festive season and another platform for the rapper to share with fans his journey in the music industry and to bring them up to speed on his current projects and his future endeavors.
The ”Next Level” hit makers will today join other well celebrated Ghanaian arts to thrill fans as they believe in Tic’s vision to continually give fans that the entertainment they miss from him.
Other artists lined up for the night includes; music group VVIP, Kuami Eugene, Kidi, NeroX, Tinny and Guru. As if that is not enough, Prince Bright of Buk Bak fame, Article wan, AK songstress, Nii Funny, Donzy and Ayesem will also give fans some electrifying performances. To intersperse music with comedy, another team made up of Bukom Banku, Comedian DKB and actress Rosemond Brown is set to crack the ribs of the fans.
The event will be piloted by Merqury Quaye, host of Cruise Control on Hitz FM. DJ’s for the night includes; Dj Black, Andy Dosty, Dj Kaxto, Dj Toyoo and Dj Mix.
If you have anywhere to be on the 21st, it should be the Bukom Boxing Arena. I advise you don’t miss out as this promises to be a night of lit performances.
Burna Boy Announces A 30-date World Trek
LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA, Monday February 24, 2020/www.gbafrica.net/ – Nigerian Afro-fusion singer-songwriter Burna Boy has announced dates for his Twice As Tall world tour. With the critical and commercial success of African Giant album, the young lad has become a leading figure in the rising Afrobeats scene, one of the most exciting international sounds pushing the globalization of pop.
The 30-date trek will take the African Giant to theaters and venues across the U.S. in the spring followed by a European run throughout the summer. The tour also includes multiple performances at major festivals like Roots Picnic in Philadelphia, Pa., Glastonbury and Wireless in the U.K., Lollapalooza Paris in France, Osheaga in Montreal, Canada, and more.
Burna Boy has kept super busy over the past 12 months. In 2019, he performed at Coachella and featured on Beyoncé’s The Lion King: The Gift, the soundtrack album to the 2019 Lion King remake, which featured emerging African and Afrobeats artists. Last July, he released African Giant, his fourth album, which was nominated for Best World Music Album at the 62nd GRAMMY Awards last month.
Tickets for Burna Boy’s Twice As Tall world tour are on sale now. For more information and for the full tour routing, visit his official website.
Merqury Quaye Raves LG Party In Accra
GREATER ACCRA, GHANA, Sunday February 23, 2020/www.gbafrica.net/ – Thousands of music fans in Accra were on Valentines day treated to great music and amazing performances at the LG Party held at the forecourt of CompuGhana in Osu. In partnership with CompuGhana, the LG Party saw patrons win prizes ranging from Microwave ovens to Television sets amidst the thrills the night offered.
The patrons who thronged the Oxford street, in ecstasy sang and danced along to back-to-back hiplife, afrobeats, reggae and highlife music throughout the night powered by all-DJ affair headlined by Hitz FM’s flagship DJ and OAP Merqury Quaye. Other acts on the night included award-winning DJ Sly, Joy Prime’s DJ Fresh, DJ Raennie and Ghana DJ Awards nominee, MC Omarion.
Electronics giant LG took the opportunity to show off it’s OLED TV, InstaView fridge, XBOOM series, and other premium products; an attraction which got a lot of patrons upclose with the brand.
Cardi B To Headline Castle Lite Unlock Concert In South Africa
JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH AFRICA, Saturday February 22, 2020/www.gbafrica.net/ – Director of Castle Lite brand, Silke Bucker has confirmed that, American Rapper, Cardi B will headline the 2020 installment of Castle Lite Unlocks slated for 12th June at the TicketPro Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa.
According to the Director of the Brand, Castle Lite prides itself in not only being a market leader in the beer category, but also in their commitment to making a positive contribution to African hip hop culture. Cardi B’s performance will mark the 10-year anniversary of the Castle Lite Unlocks concert series.
Prior to this announcement, Castle Lite brand manager Claudia Schmid, in an interview with Music In Africa, said her organisation had designated enough resources to make sure that consumers would enjoy the concert, adding that, the Castle Lite is known as an innovative brand that always come up with new things, that in itself is often risky.
Artists who have performed at Castle Lite Unlocks include Drake, J Cole, Chance the Rapper, Kanye West, Travis Scott, Post Malone and Meek Mill.
SAMRO To Host Creatives In Addressing Issues Facing The Arts Industry
JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH AFRICA, Friday February 21, 2020/www.gbafrica.net/ – The Southern African Music Rights Organization (SAMRO) Foundation will, on Saturday February 22 2020, host the Arts and Business Seminar that will run under the theme, “How to Get the Most out of Your Music” at SAMRO Place in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The event, which will be held in the SAMRO Auditorium from 2pm to 4.30pm seeks to address the issues relating to the arts fraternity and creatives, thus, creating a platform to discuss entrepreneurship, social impact through art and the entertainment industry, and also teaching young artists creative approaches to entrepreneurship and social responsibility.
The seminar will also give the youth an opportunity for authentic interactions with national and international industry professionals. This is a free event and no RSVP is required but seating is limited and will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.
The SAMRO Foundation said, the Arts Business Seminar is a masterclass and panel discussion centred on the South African and international entertainment industries. The event is an initiative aimed at young creatives, spearheaded by a collaboration between Konshens the MC, 1990 Records and the SAMRO Foundation.