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Entertainment of Wednesday, 28 August 2019

Source: Ekow Quandzie

2Face warms up in high spirit for African Legends Night

Nigerian music superstar 2Baba, formerly known as 2Face Idibia has begun preparations towards his performance at this year’s African Legends Night slated for 28th September 2019 in Accra at the Grand Arena Dome, Accra International Conference Centre.

The “African Queen” singer has lined up a number of shows in Nigeria where he will be performing to heat himself up before heading to Ghana for African Legends Night.

2Baba gave a spirited and energetic performance at the recently held One Africa Music Fest in London where he performed some of his popular songs like African Queen, True Love, Ebe Like Say, his latest hit Amaka among others. He also performed at the “Alibaba & Friends” comedy show hosted by Veteran Nigerian comedian Alibaba last Sunday 25th of August 2019 at Indigo, O2 Arena, London.

According to the Afropop singer, he is getting ready and has started warming himself up for the 8th edition of African Legends Night, promising to give audience an unforgettable experience.

2Baba will be performing with Awilo Longomba, the soukous Congolese superstar as two of the headliners for this year’s show, according to organizers 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 Award, 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.

In August 2019, 2Baba was appointed as the Good cause Ambassador for the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).

2Baba has a large following in Ghana and it is expected he will give audience a good taste of music performance.

African Legends Night recognizes 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.