One Africa Music Fest USA saw huge performances by Wizkid, Dbanj, Jidenna, Flavour and Femi Kuti, and was attended by US celebrities Swizz Beatz, Wale, DJ Ebro, Lil Mama, Angela Simmons and more. The event was also streamed live on Tidal and supported by Hot 97 radio.
The London extravaganza on 13th May, with the weight of Global Radio’s Capital Xtra, will be the first Afrobeats event of this magnitude in Europe. It will feature a line-up of Africa’s most renowned artists, such asRoc Nation’s Tiwa Savage,Nigeria’s biggest pop duo P-Square, Sony Music’s Davido and fellow label-mateTekno dubbed the ‘golden boy of Afrobeats’; Tanzanian superstar Alikiba and pan-African stars Awilo Longomba and Cassper Nyovest; and will be hosted by Nigerian Singer/Actor Banky W and Capital Xtras Abrantee Boateng as the official UK DJ.
One Africa Music Fest has rapidly become the seminal platform to showcase African music and culture to mainstream and diaspora audiences across the world. The event brought to you by Paul Okoye, CEO of Upfront and Personal Global Management Consultants (UPGMC), plans to continue to share the vision to unite and showcase Africa worldwide. “It’s imperative that we continue to show the world what the continent of Africa is truly about. We are pioneers in the musical sounds and styles that the commercial industry are now sampling and it’s fantastic that we can finally exhibit this on a global scale.”