It was an unforgettable night for residents of Abuja as four time Grammy Awards nominee, Afrobeat king and legend Femi Kuti delivered a breath-taking performance at a live-in concert in Nigeria’s capital city.
The live-in concert which was sponsored by Nigeria’s customer friendly network; Etisalat also featured some of Nigeria’s biggest musical acts such as Niniola and Jesse Jagz as well as upcoming ones like Dunnie, Keline, ArrowMafia, Ric Hassani, Cheso and Anderson Afrolover.
The night was filled with excitement as lovers of music, fun seekers, love birds, business partners, friends and families as well as foreigners swarmed the Sheraton Field to satisfy their music appetites. The evening began with appetizing performances from several upcoming stars like Anderson Afrolover, Ric Hassani, Cheso, Dunnie, Keline and ArrowMafia who dished out different genres of Music.
Niniola, Jesse Jagz and Positive force band followed suit with hit after hit from their album which kept the audiences really excited as they attempted to sing along with them. Then came the big fish himself, Femi Kuti who put up a virtuoso performance as he took them on a music journey beginning with some of his smashing hits like ‘Wonder Wonder’, ‘Survival’, ‘Plenty Nonsense’, ‘Live for Today’, ‘Sorry Sorry’, ‘Truth Don Die’, ‘Beng Beng Beng’, ‘The World is Changing’, ‘No Place for my Dream and Changes’.
He also left mouths ajar as he played a long mono-note on his saxophone for over ten minutes without stop. True to his nature, he used the opportunity to speak out against social injustice, corruption and indeed any form of social vices plaguing the Nigerian state as he stood for what it means to be a Nigerian.
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