The ‘rona has definitely disrupted our usual way of life.
If you’re a party lover, we realise that this season must be a challenging one for you. We know you’ve missed TGIF hangouts, parties, and concerts, but don’t worry, because the Hope for Africa Concert is what you need to get your spirits up these challenging times and inspire you to act and stand against the Coronavirus pandemic in Africa.
MultiChoice and the One Africa Global Foundation are collaborating to bring you the COVID-19 Hope for Africa Benefit Concert as a part of their efforts to eradicate coronavirus in Africa and the rest of the world.
The three-hour benefit concert will feature performances from Africa’s biggest and most talented artistes as well as goodwill messages from TV and media personalities, community leaders, medical personnel and many more.
Here are the artistes that will be performing at the Hope for Africa Benefit Concert:
1. Alternate Sound
You don’t want to miss performances by the 4-man band (GospelOnDeBeatz, Roy, Barr. Ken and DrummerBoyStanley) Alternate Sound is Africa’s premium band using technology to enhance the quality of live band experiences.
We don’t know if you’ve noticed, but 2Baba is one of the best acts when it comes to live performances. You can look forward to bopping to this OG’s music at the Hope for Africa Concert.
Cobhams is an acclaimed songwriter, music producer and singer. Despite his visual impairment, Cobhams will be bringing to your viewing pleasure a message of hope in this trying time we are in.
OBO is a global artiste, and he will be bringing his world renowned talent to the concert. Be sure to tune in!
5. DJ Spinall
All we want to know is this – will we be getting a DJ Spinall collabo with Tiwa Savage or with Davido?
Falz is a multi-talented rapper, song writer and actor. With Falz in the mix, you can be sure to expect music that will literally touch your soul.
With his South-Eastern beats that will make you move, and envy-inducing dance moves, be prepared to be wowed by Flavour’s performance at the Hope for Africa Concert.
The Mavin rapper is known for his smooth flow and technical ability. We are anticipating the punchy bars he will be dropping at the upcoming concert.
Will Afro-pop superstar Mayorkun be doing a collabo with his label boss Davido?
10. Mr 2Kay
Mr 2Kay will also be bringing some party bangers to the concert, so get ready to turn up at home with the Hope for Africa Concert!
Waje is widely known for her vocal range which covers 3-Octaves. Let’s see how far high Waje can stretch high notes with her performance at the Hope for Africa Concert!
What do you expect when you bring a talented singer, dancer and songwriter to a virtual concert? We have no words either, but we’re sure Tekno is going to blow our minds!
13. Tiwa Savage
You know you can’t sit still when Africa’s queen of pop brings the extra sauce, right?
Get ready to dance your heart out at the Africa Day Benefit Concert, because Tiwa Savage is on the lineup!
The Hope for Africa Concert is a truly pan-African event, so you can also expect some electric performances from other African artistes like Abuchamo Munhoto (Mozambique), Adina (Ghana),Akothee (Kenya), Ammara (Zimbabwe), Betty G (Ethiopia), BM (Congo), Bombshell (Zambia), DJ D-Ommy (Tanzania), DJ Vivian (Uganda), Efya (Ghana), Jose Chameleone (Uganda), Keche (Ghana), Lij Micheal (Ethiopia), Mzvee (Ghana), Nandy (Tanzania), Nsoki (Angola), Princess Jnap Sessay (Sierra Leone), Sarkodie (Ghana), Scientific (Liberia), Shadaya (Zambia), Stonebwoy (Ghana), The Ben (Rwanda), Yasirah Bhelz (South Africa) and Ykee Benda (Uganda)
You will also see special messages from Festus Mogae (Former President of Botswana), Hon. Princess Gloria Akobundu (CEO NEPAD/Message), Mwana Fa (Tanzanian COVID-19 Survivor), Patrick Okeke (OAG Legal Counsel) and appearances from some more faves like ace comedians, Bovi (Nigeria) and Nedu (Nigeria)
The 3-hour televised special will be hosted by ace presenters: Dakore Egbuson-Akande (Nigeria), Mawuli Gavor, (Ghana) Osas Ighodaro (Nigeria), and Wanjira Longauer (Kenya)
Looking forward to the concert already?
The COVID-19 Hope For Africa concert will be broadcast on Sunday, May 31 at 7pm on Africa Magic Family (DStv channel 154 & GOtv channel 2). Don’t miss this historic concert that will see Africans unite for a just cause. Stay connected by visiting www.dstvafrica.com or www.gotvafrica.com and download MyDStv or MyGOtv Apps for other self-service options.
For more information about the COVID-19 Hope For Africa Concert, please visit www.OAGFoundation.com and follow One Africa Global Foundation @oagfoundation on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram using the hashtags #OneAfricaGlobal #HopeForAfrica.