by Yemi Olowu
One Mic Naija was held on Easter Sunday, Apr 24th at Browns Cafe, Lagos. The WePlugGoodMusic initiative was put together in Lagos by s.h.a.r.e, M.et.al and GroundZeroMngt with media support from YNaija, Fab Magazine, Infinity TV and more. The event kicked off at 5pm with rappers Kel and KB, the hosts of the day in an entertaining impromptu freestyle session.
The first official performance of the day was by Lancky C, an upcoming R ‘n’ B singer, who became a crowd favourite, as soon as he dedicated his songs to all beautiful women! Then came Akas, another male singer, followed by one of Nigeria’s very own female rock artiste, Clay. A performace by the group, 19th Street followed, and then came Sammy who came out to a lot of applause and screams from the ladies. Finally, Pope came on stage to close the show with a bang!
Guests at the event included Wizkid, Skales, Jluv of Radio Continental, Korebrown of Top Radio, CON.tra.diction, Demola of Strictly Naija Clothing, Shaydee, Deji of Twiterave, Samklef, Marqui, Beazy, and loads more. One Mic is scheduled to hold once every two months, so don’t miss the next edition!
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Photos by Coco & Kingsley for YNaija