The much-anticipated musical concert dubbed “Vodafone African Legends Night” which took place yesterday Saturday, September 29 – at the plush Kempinski Hotel in Accra ended successfully.
The event will featured celebrated veteran Ghanaian musicians – Daddy Lumba, Kojo Antwi and Samini thrilled patrons to their satisfaction.
The 7th edition of the event kicked off exactly at 7pm saw attraction from thousands of Ghanaian music lovers from all walks of life.
According to Global Media Alliance (GMA), organizers of the event, the three celebrated musicians were given mandate to entertain patrons with their various dance-able songs from both the old and current albums.
Opening the show, the indigenous Ga band, Wulomei took the audience back to their root with great old tunes.
When the Maestro, Mr. Music Man Kojo Antwi climbed on stage, the dancing floor had no space as the music legend thrilled patrons present at the auditorium with his love songs from reggae, highlife and other genre. The music legend performed songs such as Emrika, Music Man, Tom and Jerry, Medofo Pa, Adiepana and many more.
Samini followed as next performer and Daddy Lumba as last performer on the night.
With an exciting and successful musical career spanning over two decades, Kojo Antwi has established himself as a consummate vocalist; a prolific songwriter, producer and arranger; and an enigmatic performer. He has delighted lovers of good music such as Mmrika, Adienpena, Tom and Jerry, Adinkra etc with his clear and flawlessly seductive voice that radiates through his massive repertoire of smooth and sultry ballads.
Daddy Lumba, who made a return to the show, made the audience call for more of his countless tunes. He is known for his “borga highlife” songs which became very popular among Ghanaians in Europe especially those in Germany. He has been consistent with the release of multiple-hit albums since then and has established himself as one of Ghana’s most popular singers of his genre, Highlife.
In the history of the African Legends Night, Samini as the first Reggae and Dancehall artiste to perform on stage. The multiple award-winning “Linda” hit icon drop some of his great tunes such as Odo, Samini Music, Linda, Gyae shee, My Own and more that kept the audience on their feet.
The lover boy was presented with a special cake by the organizers, Global Media Alliance and headline sponsor, Vodafone joined by Former First Lady Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings and Samini for the celebration.
Ending the show, Lumba thanked Ghanaians for supporting him and Ghanaian Music.
African Legends Night was sponsored by Vodafone, Alomo Bitters, Eden Heights, Alisa Hotel, Phoenix Insurance, Sun Seekers Tours, Global Cinemas and Silverbird Cinemas with media support from YFM, Happy FM, Citi FM, Starr FM, ETV, TV3, GHOne, Ghanaweb, Archbert Premier Media, Daily Guide, B&FT and Graphic Showbiz.