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Rapper Edem To Hold Live Online Concert

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Rapper Edem has devised a new strategy to keep his fans entertained and kill boredom during the self-isolation period as a result of the novel coronavirus outbreak in Ghana.

The “Toto” hitmaker, on Sunday, March 29, will hold a live streaming concert dubbed ‘The Anticorona Concert’.

According to him, the concert will be held indoors with a few instrumentalists per government’s directive and stream it on his Facebook and YouTube channels for fans to enjoy.

He said it’s also an effort to help curb the spread of coronavirus.

“It’s to entertain fans in the comfort of their homes and also remind them to stay safe and practice all measures that can help us curb the spread,” he said in a press statement.

Edem added that the concert will be interactive because fans will be allowed to ask questions during the live session which will last an hour.

“A very exciting and interactive performance because they can still ask questions during the live show.”

To join the fun, you need to follow Edem on Facebook (@EdemVRMG) and subscribe to his YouTube channel (@EdemOnTV).

‘The Anticorona Concert’ is supported by Pulse.com.gh, Ghanafuo.com, Beeniewords.com, Ghanaweb.com, NYDJLIve.com, Ghanamusic.com, Ghanandwom.com, Jonilar.net and Dklassgh.net.

(Source: David Mawuli)

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Watch: Shatta Wale’s Faith Concert Live From Ghana

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GREATER ACCRA, GHANA, Saturday, April 4, 2020/www.gbafrica.net/ – Ghanaian dancehall artiste Shatta Wale is live with the much anticipated free online concert Faith Concert.

This comes up almost two (2) weeks after he announced the concert to keep his fans entertained during the coronavirus pandemic.

Shatta Wale joins a list of musicians including John Legend, Edem, M.anifest etc who have put up similar concerts to entertain their fans amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Watch the concert live below;

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Shatta Wale Set To Host Virtual Concert For Fans

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GREATER ACCRA, GHANA, April 3rd, 2020/www.gbafrica.net/ – Ghanaian Dancehall act, Shatta Wale is set to follow the trend of artiste having a virtual concert. After an announcement was made regarding a 2weeks lockdown by the President of Ghana, some Ghanian artiste have taken to their social media pages to entertain their fans whiles they stay at home.

Shatta’s virtual concert dubbed “Faith Concert” is scheduled for 8 pm, tomorrow.

The Bojor Hitmaker, gave an update a couple of hours ago on his twitter page showing how the stage set up at his home is going down.

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COV!D-19/ 2Baba To Donate $25 000 To Combat The Virus, Announces An Online Concert

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LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA, Thursday April 2, 2020/www.gbafrica.net/ – In an Instagram post sighted www.gbafrica.net’s music Journalist, Gerrard-Israel, multiple award-winning Nigerian recording and performing artiste, 2Baba, has collaborated with Trophy Extra Special Stout, a brand from International Breweries, to hold the Extra Special E-Concert in a bid to fight the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

The concert will take place on 12 April, and will be streamed live on all 2Baba and Trophy Extra Special Stout social media pages. According to the Singer, Song writer and philanthropist, the idea of the concert is to lend his voice and call on all Nigerians to come together to fight this global pandemic by heeding the stay-at-home request from the government so that the spread of the virus can be reduced to its barest minimum.

“I have an extra special announcement to make,” 2Baba said on Instagram. “On 12 April, I will be hosting the Extra Special E-Concert, the first of its kind in Nigeria, to support the cause to minimise social gatherings. To achieve this, I have partnered with the new Trophy Extra Special Stout and together we will also be donating N10m [$25 000] towards relieving the current situation.” – 2baba posted

Speaking ahead of the concert, Trophy Extra Special Stout marketing manager, Bamise Oyegbami expressed his joy and affirmed his solidarity behind this initiative, revealing that, as a brand, they decided to support 2Baba in this quest, as they acknowledge the importance of this initiative. He added, as an entity, they are looking forward to having a successful event that intends to unite the world from the comfort of their home.

“We are not in business just for profit; our ecosystem is very key to us based on our purpose of bringing people together for a better world. This can only be attained if necessary support is given to people and society whenever it is needed, which is what we want to achieve with this e-concert.” – Oyegbami said

Bamise Oyegbami said viewers of the online concert would stand a chance to win prizes, which can be helpful to people whose livelihood may have been impacted by the stay at home situation. This is an avenue to encourage as many persons to participate and be a part of the cause.

On 2 April, Nigeria had registered 174 coronavirus cases, including two deaths and nine recoveries. President Muhammadu Buhari announced a lockdown of Lagos, Abuja, and Ogun on 30 March.

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Egypt’s Ministry Of Culture To Stream Musician’s Concerts Live On YouTube

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CAIRO, EGYPT, Thursday April 2, 2020/www.gbafrica.net/ – Egypt’s Ministry of Culture has confirmed, it will, as part of the ministry’s Stay At Home, Culture Is Between Your Hands initiative, stream musicians who are set to perform live on its YouTube channel in April to to encourage Egyptians to stay home amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

The initiative which was launched on 20 March will see it first concert taking place on 2 April and will feature Assala. Other performances include Medhat Saleh on 5 April, jazz band Cairo Steps on 6 April, Mai Farouk on 7 April and Angham on 9 April. All the performances will be live from 9pm to 10 pm (GMT+2).

The ministry will also programme theatre performances and ballets as well as Arabic short films, plays and documentaries. However, several Egyptian musicians have also announced dates for their solo livestream gigs via their YouTube channels. They include Mai Farouk on 3 April, Mostafa Haggag on 9 April and Disco Misr on 10 April.

The first band in Egypt to hold an online concert was Massar Egbari on 10 March via the band’s official Facebook page. The concert was in partnership with Platform, a company that provides direct live music broadcasts on the Internet in the Middle East and publishes musical works online.

The band was set to represent Egypt at the 2020 edition of South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, between 13 and 22 March. The event was cancelled due to COVID-19 fears. Egypt reported its first coronavirus case on 5 March. As of 2 April, the number of confirmed cases have risen to 779, including 52 deaths and 179 recoveries. The country is currently under a 7pm to 6am curfew.

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