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Timaya, Olamide, Falz, Patoranking, Small Doctor, Ycee for Hennessy Artistry 2017 showdown


The most anticipated season in the Nigerian entertainment industry is here, when leading luxury cognac brand, Hennessy, treats lovers of fun to best of music experience, with it staging of the biggest concert, Hennessy Artistry.

The event is a unique integrated global platform that brings the art of blending to life by creating exceptional consumer moments through a fusion of music, art culture and creative talent.

Scheduled to hold December 2, at the Eko Atlantic, Lagos, the invite-only concert, according its promoters will exceed all expectations with a spectacular line up of Nigeria’s best artistes and world-class production to deliver an unforgettable experience.


Headliners for this year’s event are king of afro-dancehall, Timaya (Egberi Papa 1); lawyer turned rapper, Falz the Bahd Guy; self-proclaimed voice of the street and rapper, Olamide and new school king, Ycee.

Other artistes bill to perform at the event includes Mavin Records first lady, Tiwa Savage; Alubarika crooner, Patoranking, Mayorkun and Mosquito killer singer, Small Doctor.

According to Brand Manager, Hennessy and Spirits, Oluwole Awoleke, “Hennessy Artistry has always been the benchmark entertainment platform in Nigeria. This year, we intend to exceed all expectations: delivering the most unforgettable experience for consumers and lovers of the brand.”

He noted that since 2009, the Hennessy Artistry platform has become an integral part of Nigeria’s social fabric, creating iconic moments and collaborations within the entertainment industry across various music genres.

This year’s edition of Hennessy Artistry began in August with Hennessy Cypher, which gave hip-hop fans a lot to talk about. Six teams created and this include: Gidi Gang, Unstoppable Rebels, Kings Quest, Frat Boyz, Lyrical Legends and the first ever FEMCee team – Femme Fatal.

Kicking off the session was Unstoppable Rebels, led by the self-proclaimed king of the South, Yung6ix. His squad members are Wale Turner, Tegagat, Stage1ne and Payper.

The Gidi Gang team led by Falz has members Dremo, Poe, Yoye and Stak G delivered a dramatic spirited performance. The emcees prove that they never stop, never settle as they drop unforgettable bars that stirs the session in a direction, making this season the most competitive ever recorded.

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