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Media Tank Hosts Grill Fest Gidi, Features A-list Artist, targets 5,000 Youths

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One of the foremost entertainment companies in Nigeria, MediaTank Limited is set to thrill Lagos youths with its annual event tagged  ‘GrillFest Gidi’ which will be its third edition theme ‘The Outsiders’ after a miss from last year due to the global pandemic. This edition will be in collaboration with the office of The executive chairman Ifako Ijaiye Local Government, Prince Usman Akanbi Hamzat

The media head of the company Adesina Kasali, revealed the features of the event which include a Physical and Mental health awareness and a Novelty Match which will take place at the African Church Primary School JB Coker Road Ifako Ijaiye on the 10th of December 2021. The main event will come up on December 11th, 2021 with Trade Fair and Carnival. It will be a gathering of SMEs products exhibition. The Trade Fair will take place in the morning of the event starting from 8 am to help expose SMEs to new and existing audiences as there is an expectation for a large audience.

According to a statement by Ayokunle Okuneye the founder Media Tank Entertainment, the collaboration with the office of the executive chairman of Ijaiye Local Ifako Ijaiye Local Government under its executive chairman Prince Usman Akanbi Hamzat is a welcome development, cos it will give the event a new face and a bigger platform to celebrate the youths and SMEs. It will promote love and confidence above all participants. It will give rise to SMEs to promote and get their products exposed to a larger audience. 

Due to the large venue, the event is targeted at over 5000 youths. Some of the entertainers listed to feature in this years edition includes Reminisce (Alaga Ibile), Oxlade, Dai Verse, Eljay, MoGevson, Shorae Moore, JaidoP, JordanStyls, TerryApala, Beambo Taylor Hardvantage and many more. It also have some Nollywood stars such as Shoneye Olamilekan, Esther Agunbiade, Olaide Almaroof, Habibat Jinad and many more.

The tickets for the show can be purchased at the following sites: 

http://www.naijaticketshop.com/details.php?id=3032

https://www.dualtix.com/event-details/grill-fest-gidi-season-3

https://event.flutterwave.com/1298-grill-fest-gidi

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Okiki Bright Drops New Song “AYE”

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Fast-rising musician, Raji Mutiu, popularly known as Okiki Bright has dropped a new song titled “AYE”, a fantastic song that will educate everyone.

In a press statement made available to Newsmen by his Publicist, Adeyemi Obadimu, it was noted that; he recorded the song out of the need to inform his fans about life in its totality.

The song connotes an apt message that addresses the vanity of life regardless of any wealth we amass for ourselves. “No amount of wealth we gather on earth satisfies our cravings as humans until death comes knocking,” he said.

Okiki Bright has been in the music industry for a while and has worked with several artists. He has also revealed many educative songs that include ibilelemi, chop make I chop to mention a few.

Okiki Bright can be described as a worthy replacement for fuji-icon late Sikiru Ayinde Barrister, due to his unique and fantastic tone.

The new song “AYE” was produced by Lahlah entertainment.

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BURNA BOY ELECTRIFIES FIRSTBANK DECEMBERISSAVYBE CAMPAIGN WITH STERLING PERFORMANCE 

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Grammy award winner Burna Boy electrified fans at the FirstBank Decemberissavybe campaign with a sterling performance at the ‘Burna Boy The Live Experience’. The 30-year-old singer expressed how delighted he was to have relocated back to Nigeria at the concert.

The self-claimed ‘African Giant’ performed a catalog of his songs from 2012 to 2021 at the Eko Convention Center Lagos which was filled to the brim with fans.

FirstBank – through its yearly DecemberIssaVybe campaign – unveiled the 2021 calendar of events earlier in December as it reiterates its impact on the arts and entertainment industry. The campaign which started in 2018 has been making waves across the cities in the country and Nigerians.

Speaking on Burna Boy’s concert as one of the events lined up for campaign, the Group Head of Marketing and Corporate Communications, FirstBank, Ms Folake Ani-Mumuney said: “We are delighted to be back with DecemberIssaVybe”.

“Burna Boy’s concert further shows that the 2021 edition is enriched with loads of impactful and celebratory activities as we witness the year-end.

“As a bank woven into the fabric of society, we have ensured that the events are spread across the country and there is an event for everyone, irrespective of age. “We remain committed through resourceful partnerships to nation building; empowering all including the youth to achieve their dreams as these events promote the continued growth of the entertainment industry, unarguably an economic game-changer in the global business landscape, especially a country like ours that is blessed with talents and amazing creative minds,’’ she concluded.

Here are some of the highlights from his performance:

Returning to Nigeria was my best decision

Amid his performance, the Burna Boy proudly told fans that the best decision he has ever made was returning to Nigeria. “Coming back home is the best decision I’ve made.” He took the opportunity to thank his fans for the love shown towards him since his career berthed.

Practise what you preach

The African Giant was reborn when Burna Boy decided to practise what he preaches. For his first outfit of the night, Burna was dressed like a full African royalty. He was decked in a tuxedo adorned with a Gorilla fur design on both arms. And he swayed from left to right as he elegantly showed off the richness of African tradition.

The African Giant

The Nation observed the high point of Burna Boy’s 3-hour long concert was when he showed that truly his aim is to unite Africans in Africa through entertainment. During the show, Burna Boy invited his African collaborators ‘Black Sherif’ and the ‘Yaba Buluku’ singers on stage to perform alongside him. The moment was one of the memorable moments of the night.

And fans got a thank you message

Burna Boy performed so many songs from his classics which saw the fans singing along. After the show, he appreciated his fans for coming through and the love they’ve shown him thus far. Burna Boy returned to Nigeria after leaving the United Kingdom to continue his quest for fame and stardom. His decision paid off after the hit single, ‘Like to party’ kicked off his career in full swing in 2012.

Culled from The Nation

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MOELOGO TALKS TIMELESS SONICS FROM LAGOS TO THE WORLD AS HE COVERS DECEMBER DIGITAL EDITION OF SIMPLE

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British-Nigerian singer/songwriter, Muhammed Animashaun aka Moelogo covers the December Digital Edition of SIMPLE Magazine. The Smooth and magnetic R&B and Afrobeats singer talks about his South London influence, his Lagos heritage and pushing his Timeless Sonics from Lagos to the world.

 

He chats with Tola Adebayo of SIMPLE about his latest extended play project, “ITheEP” which is the third and latest installment of his pronoun-titled EP project, the earlier ones being “Me EP” and “Myself EP”. 

 

Moelogo buzzes about the powerful influence of the new sounds of Africa, which is taking the world by storm and he is poised to be a key propagator of the global sonic domination.

 

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https://bit.ly/moelogo-dec-digital

 

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