#RoundAboutTown With Henri Yire
Between John Legend sneaking into the country virtually unannounced and Davido releasing a controversial 2020 Letter to his fans, the week was relatively uneventful; from the Gidi perspective that is.
But the pace is picking up.
Lagos is unfurling its wings and the nightlife is starting to kick.
Thanks to earlybird show promoters and their nocturnal counterparts. We appreciate the effort.
Although we are gearing up for February’s onslaught of activities, there are a few woke events to get you through the last weekend of the January drought.
And we have them listed here in no particular order.
Here they are:
Sujimoto, Ajebo, BBNaija Seyi, Others receives Royal Recognition & Award of Excellence
“The diligent man will stand before kings and not ordinary men”.
For the first time in history, the Ooni of Ife-Ojaja II pioneered a forum that identified the vital few champions in different sectors.
Present were prominent leaders, amongst whom were the United Arab Emirate Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Fahad Al-Taffaq; and the Minister for Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare; who presented an award of excellence to Sijibomi Ogundele, Funke Adesiyan, Eyitope Kola Oyeneyin, Seyi Awolowo and many other young Nigerian Entrepreneurs, at the Royal African Young Leadership Forum, held in the prestigious Oduduwa hall of the great Obafemi Awolowo University, where the dazzling greatness of the students of Ife was on full display.
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Burna Boy Delivers An Amazing Performance at the Pre-Grammys
Tomorrow, the biggest names in entertainment and music will gather in Los Angeles’ Staples Center for one of the most important night in music. This year’s Grammy award show will see new and old stars unite to celebrate their accomplishments in the music industry.
Also among the long list of names up for the Grammy is Burna Boy, who was nominated in the Best World Music Album category, earning the top spot for his 2019 project African Giant. And as the countdown to the 62nd edition of the Grammy Awards scheduled for January 26 at Staples Center, Los Angeles hits a climax; there is excitement in the air for Burna Boy who is on the verge of making history as the first contemporary Nigerian artiste to win a Grammy.
Earlier this week, Burna Boy joined a slew of other celebs for the pre-2020 Grammys party and also gave a thrilling performance of his hit single “Killin Dem“. Other celebs spotted at the party included music stars like Billie Eilish, Lil Nas, Bebe Rexha, Wiz Khalifa, Kehlani, JoJo, Lizzo.
Watch a snippet of his performance below:
Grammy Party x The Outsiders 🦍 pic.twitter.com/fQy2Gq1NQN
— Burna Boy (@burnaboy) January 24, 2020
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