At the well-attended special edition of Industry nite with AFRIMA on July 1st, which was in partnership with Beat 99.9FM was organized to create an avenue for interaction and bond among the Nigeria music industry stakeholders as well as elicit awareness for the ongoing AFRIMA entry submission which closes July 20, 2015 across the world on the AFRIMA website, www.afrima.org.
Spotted at the event were some of the stars, artiste managers, industry veterans, media executives and Nollywood acts in Nigeria who came out to identify and celebrate AFRIMA and African music were 2face Idibia; Timaya; Iyanya; Skales; Olu Maintain; Keke Ogungbe, MD, Raypower/Kennis Music; Chris Obosi, MD Beat FM/Classic FM/Naija FM; HowieT, MD Baseline media; Afro beat maestro, Dede Mabiaku; Femi Olajinbiti, country Manager, Bacardi; Efe Omoregie, MD Now muzik; Seun Soyinka, MD Quotent edge; Azadus; Sheyman; Eedris Abdulkareem; Presh; Baci; Saeon; JJC; Sheyman; Kunle Afolayan among others.
Some of the performances on the nite that set the stage on fire were Phyno, Lil Kesh, Joel, Cynthia Morgan, Sean Tizzle, Adekunle Gold, Ninola, Simi, Aramide, Mr. 2Kay, Jeffrey, project fame winner, Charass, Sunkanmi, Harmony, Tjan, Rayce among others.
The Industry nite with AFRIMA special edition was broadcast live by Raypower FM. The nite flow was marshalled by BEAT FM’s Olisa Adibua and Jimmie, and the master on the wheel unstoppable DJ Spinall dropping his hot mix at intervals to excite the audience.
The stage was superhot when the headliners for the nite, rapper, Phyno took on stage with his buzzing hit tracks after hit tracks. Fans were asking for more and the Regge/Ragga dance hall diva, Cynthia Morgan ensured the nite ended on a climax.
The 2015 AFRIMA main awards ceremony will hold in Nigeria in November 13-15, amidst glittery, star-studded and world-class event with live performances and television broadcast to major media stations and countries around the world. AFRIMA in partnership with the African Union, AU and ONE.org.