Array of stars for 2018 Africa international music festival
Preparations have reached advanced stage for this year’s edition of Africa International Music (AIM) Festival slated for December 7 through 9, at the La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort in Ikegun Village, Ibeju Lekki, Lagos.
According to the organisers of the event, which made its first entry last year, this year has gained a box office status and promises to be exciting and colourful with A – listed artistes on the bill. Also, some leading African musical artistes from the Diaspora are expected to grace the event organized as part of the yuletide.
The three-day non – stop musical performances of all genres, with a touch of African authentic and originality, will be headlined by Africa legendary Juju music maestro, King Sunny Ade, who has graciously agreed to performance at the resort’s world stage named after him.
AIM Festival is an initiative of the Founder of Motherland Beckons, Otunba Wanle Akinboboye, as a vehicle to expose the creativity of budding African musical acts and the creative industry. the project serves as a veritable platform for the exportation of the best of African’s creative geniuses to the world by bringing together various talents to interact and produce the best of their innate creative ferment under an atmosphere that is of international standard and mood reflecting their cultural background.
Other artistes on the bill from Nigeria are Adekunle Gold, Falz, Dede Mabiaku, Atunda Entertainment leading acts – Anu the lady ekwe,Olo omidan bata, Ara (Thunder) – Paul play Dairo, Kola Ogunkoya (Gbedu master), Afe Ayodele, Wole Oni, Kemit, Yemi juju and Fire. Artistes from the remaining 54 African countries will be unveiled later.