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Keke Ogungbe, ID, D1 unveil plans for Kennis Music Bites

By Ijeoma Thomas-Odia
30 July 2022   |   2:38 am
Music enthusiasts, artists, and stakeholders convened at the Lagos Marriott Hotel, Ikeja for the first edition of the Kennis Music Bites. A musical conference unveiled scheduled activities

Kenny Ogungbe (left); matriarch of Dokpesi family, Mrs. Mojisola Dokpesi; President, AFRIMA, Mike Dada; Managing Director, Parallex Bank Ltd., Olufemi Bakre and Co-Chairman, Primetime Entertainment,  Dayo Adeneye during the launch in Lagos         

Music enthusiasts, artists, and stakeholders convened at the Lagos Marriott Hotel, Ikeja for the first edition of the Kennis Music Bites. A musical conference unveiled scheduled activities of the music powerhouse in 2022 and beyond.

The musical conference tagged ‘The Next Episode’ had a music discussion segment and engagement, a new brand unveiling, social gifting and a payment platform that leverages music to celebrate mobile consumers, ultimately creating wealth empowerment for Nigerians and the community through entertainment.

Led by the founder and Chairman of Kennis 104 FM, Kenny ‘Keke’ Ogungbe, the event had in attendance dignitaries including Chief (Mrs.) Mojisola Dokpesi, Olufemi Bakre, Paul Ogeah, Dayo D1 Adeneye, ID Ogungbe, MCSN boss, Mayo Ayilaran, AFRIMA boss, Mike Dada, Kingsley James, with entertainers such as Mr Macaroni, Praiz, Eedris Abdulkareem, Zaki Adzee and Felix Duke.

At the event, Keke Ogungbe announced the collaboration between Kennis Music and affiliate brands including Parallex Bank and The Place restaurant to produce a gold card that will serve as a multipurpose lifestyle debit card and which can be used at different places.

Keke Ogungbe, the brainchild of the event noted that, “with the conference, it is our belief that by the end of the day, participants have been able to fully harness the new and existing opportunities available in the music space and entertainment industry as a whole.”

On his part, ID Ogungbe analysed the plan to hold the 22nd edition of the Kennis Music Festival and collaboration with leading music acts that will attend the event. “We would be holding the Kennis Music Festival and this will come in parts. The first will be Sunset Over Lagos, Sunset Over Abuja, Sunset over Port Harcourt and the last will be Sunset over Campuses where we will be taking over the Nigerian campuses,” he explained.

He also revealed the plans to stage the KinQs of Lagos. Explaining the idea behind the KinQs of Lagos, ID Ogungbe said the search for the biggest Nigerian entertainer – musician, comedian, and actor – will be determined by fans while the three top crowned KinQs will be rewarded with N1b, N500m and N250m respectively.