As part of the build-up to the premium event in November, the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) will be holding a concert to communicate the vision and ideals of AFRIMA to the vibrant youth generation in Nigeria, the host country, on October 15, 2014, at the Indoor Sports Hall of the University of Lagos, tagged ‘Road to AFRIMA’ on campus and launch of Vote-Not-Fight-Campaign.
The concert will feature some of the host country’s best artistes and AFRIMA Awards nominees such as 2face Idibia, Skales, Naeto C, Jaywon, Niyola, Zeez, Dammy Krane, Queen Moda, Efa, Saeon, Joel, Eedris Abdulkareem, Seriki, Tony One Week and many others.
The event will be anchored by a foremost compere and comedian, Gbenga Adeyinka the 1st, an alumnus of the University of Lagos. The international committee of AFRIMA deemed it fit to give music fans in the country a tip of the iceberg on what to expect at the November 9 award ceremony.
The headline act of the concert is Nigeria’s celebrated afro-pop singer Tuface Idibia, who is excited to be associated with the objectives of AFRIMA of pursuing an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa through the instrumentality of music. The Vote-not-Fight campaign shares the same vision of eradicating negative reports about the continent and promoting Africa through music.
The executive producer, AFRIMA, Mr. Mike Dada, thanked the artistes who have shown passion and commitment in supporting AFRIMA events with their talents and professional services for the benefit of the image and perception of Africa. “Surely, Africa will rise,’’ he said.
The voting continues in the 32 categories of the award till November 4, 2014. The main award ceremony comes up on Sunday, November 9, in Lagos, Nigeria.