Opened by Dutch Da Don and hosted by hilarious award winning comedian SEYI LAW, the first ever Arin’s Angels MAYDAY AFROBEATS CONCERT on May 2nd, 2016 was an exciting show full of a variety of acts showcasing their musical talents to a packed audience.
UK based artists who graced the stage last night included Moelogo, Selimax, CoolH, Kaybad, Ray, YFS, SK, BiLara, Jhybo, Paveway, Coalition Dancers amongst others.
UK “Bellovers” were most definitely in the building as KOREDE BELLO was loudly welcomed by screaming female fans. Looking angelic in a long sleeved white outfit with contrasting bright green sneakers, the handsome singer performed “African Princess”, “Mr Romantic”, “Mungu Park” and multi-award winning song “Godwin” as his adoring fans sang along.
Towards the end of his performance, he was joined onstage by MAVIN RECORDS label mate REEKADO BANKS, launching into “Doro Bucci” and “Adoabi” together before Reekado’s solo set began.
Wearing a customised denim jacket, white jeans, signature hairstyle and dark sunglasses, REEKADO treated the crowd to “Oluwa Ni”, “Chop Am”, “Sugar Baby” and “Katapot” accompanied by his dancers. The singer even took the time to pose for selfies with “ReekAddicts” when they held out their phones as he ventured into the crowd. Lovely!
Last but certainly not least to hit the stage was TripleMG’s young prince TEKNO, whose highly choreographed dance moves and fashion forward look absolutely delighted the crowd. As he sang “Wash”, “Dance”, “Anything” and smash hit “Duro”, the level of excitement completely skyrocketed as the young artist threw both his hat AND designer watch into the crowd – sending the audience into an uncontrollable frenzy.
HUGE “Congratulations” are in order as the very first MAYDAY AFROBEATS CONCERT was absolutely one of a kind. Wisetola, Paul O, Ubi franklin in attendance.
Pictures from the Night
Written by: Kalisha J
Image credit: Michael Tubes Creations