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Foundation Concert: Ruggedman, Sunny Nneji, Plantashun Boiz, Others To Honour Taiwo Akinwunmi, Odiase, Adedoyin

Three distinguished Nigerians, Pa Michael Taiwo Akinkunmi,  who designed   Nigeria’s National flag, Late Pa Benedict Odiase, who composed Nigeria’s National Anthem and Prof. (Mrs) Felicia Adebola Adedoyin,  who composed the  Nigerian National Pledge will be honoured come September 27, in Lagos at a concert put together by Hip-hop musician, Ruggedman.

Tagged Foundation Concert,  it is designed to celebrate the achievements of notable entertainers and media personalities who through their remarkable work laid the foundation for Nigerian music as it is today.

“These are individuals whose music/body of work inspired and continues to inspire a generation of Nigerian creatives, who have since gone on to achieve global recognition and acclaim, hence, the title “The Foundation Concert””, the organisers said.

In line with the spirit of the initiative, the concert will feature performances by veterans in the Nigerian entertainment industry as well as entertainers from the newer generation of creatives.  It will take time out to celebrate Nigerian creatives in other fields.

In addition, the concert will also make room to celebrate Nigerians in other fields whose sacrifices are reminders of the indomitable spirit we all possess.

Lined up for the Foundation Concert are Ruggedman, Tuface Idibia, Africa China, 9ice and Daddy Showkey.  Others are Eldee, MI, Faze, Duncan Mighty, Baba Fryo, Sunny Nneji, Mr Real, Seyi Shay and Jazzman Olofin.

Other highlights are dance performances, comedy acts, special recognition showreel presentation and The Foundation Awards. The Foundation Concert is slated for 21st September 2019 at Eko Hotels and Suites at 6 pm.

 

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