The Beat of Lagos concert debuted few years ago and boasts of four massive concerts between 2011 and 2015 that enjoyed performances from the who-is-who in the entertainment industry; from P-square, Tuface, M.I, Jesse jags, Wande Coal, Skales, Davido, Tiwa Savage, Mavin crew, solidstar, vector, Burna boy, Eldee, Dr sid, Illbliss, Chidinma, Wizkid , Ay, olamide, phyno, Iyanya, Dammykrane, Yemi Alade, Flowsick, Lynnx to mention but a few. The beat of Lagos concert provides an atmosphere for networking and also serves as a timeout to celebrate entertainment icons and songs that have kept us dancing the year round.
The concert accommodates a minimum of 3,000 people, yearly. “Beat of Lagos Award” was introduced at the 2014 edition and endorsed by the Lagos state Government, while the Mavin crew won the award for their song, Dorobucci. The 2015 award went a notch higher by rewarding the winner, Adekunle Gold for the hit song, Sade with a plot of land at the Lekki Free Trade Zone, courtesy of Adron Homes.
According to the CEO of Motbensonz, Toye Benson, “With 2016 making five years of the concert, we would be putting together a musical, showcasing all the great songs that have rocked the city in the last five years and also appreciate the brains behind them. We have decided to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the concert series with an open Air Carnival, showcasing the lifestyle and sounds the city has enjoyed so far. The event is refreshed by Coca Cola and brought to you in association with One Lagos, Glenfiddich, Diamond Bank, Etisalat, Adron homes and Nelson Jack. The event will hold at the Muri Okunola Park on October 9 and the gate opens at 2pm. The winner of the award will also go home with a plot of land.