The Crème de la crème of the entertainment industry turned out in droves to celebrate the godfather; Edi Lawani and partied with him into the wee hours of the next day.
The party which held on January 31st, 2013 was organized by Now Muzik En.Core in conjunction with 2face’s Club Rumors and supported by Chelsea London Dry Gin and Teezers.
After special tributes performances by Abdul of Black Trybe, Lt. Shotgun , Dammy Krane , Lt. Shotgun and Crystals (Star Quest 2012 winners) followed by a special recognition phase , the official after party took over shot caller style with a steady supply of cocktails and other drinks by Intercontinental Distillers Limited.
The Playa’s Ball roll call included Nomoreloss, Ras Kimono, 2Face Idibia, Alariwo, Zaaki Adzay, Annie idibia, Chief Tony Okoroji, Crystals, The Beats, DJ Humility, Laolu Akins, Navio from Uganda, Efa and more high spirited celebrities.
Edi Lawani has immensely contributed to the growth and success of the entertainment industry as well as played a crucial role to the success of many individuals in Nigeria today. He has built a name in the corporate and entertainment industry in a range of activities not limited to events management, marketing strategy and communications, TV production, promotions and more.
In the past, he has bagged awards such as the Artistes manager of the year (NMA 1994), Special Recognition Award for contribution to the music industry in Nigeria (Fame Music Awards 2008), Hall of Fame (Hip-Hop World Awards 2008), and a Lifetime Achievement Awards 2011 (South South Music Awards). Currently Edi is the head consultant, Showbiz Network / Paragonis Multi-media productions.
Playa’s Ball is a monthly high end event organized by Now Muzik En.Core