2Baba and Awilo to headline African Legends Night

Nigerian music superstar 2Baba, has begun preparing for his performance at this year’s African Legends Night happening at the Grand Arena Dome of the Accra International Conference Centre on September 28.

2Baba will be performing alongside Awilo Longomba, the Congolese soukous superstar as two of the headliners for this year’s show, according to organisers of the event, Global Media Alliance.

The two will be joined by a team of Ghanaian music greats led by Mr Music Man Kojo Antwi and Ofori Amponsah. Just like Awilo and Kojo Antwi, 2Baba has won many awards – both local and international from MTV Awards, World Music Awards, Headies Awards, Channel O Music Video Awards to BET Awards.

He was awarded a fellow of the school of music by the Music Department of the Obafemi Awolowo University. This made him the pioneer recipient of the award which was presented to him at the first public lecture and fellowship award held in March this year.

2Baba has quite the following in Ghana and is expected to give the audience a great music performance .African Legends Night recognises and celebrates living African music greats who have put the continent’s music on the global map. The event has over the years celebrated legends such as the late Hugh Masekela of South Africa, Femi Kuti of Nigeria, Freddy Meiway of Ivory Coast, Kanda Bongo Man of Congo, Yvonne Chaka Chaka of South Africa, Ghanaian legends Amakye Dede, George Darko, Ben Brako among others.

Source: Graphic.com.gh
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