EWL Discusses Music Industry, Surviving as Independent Artiste

EWL Discusses Music Industry, Surviving as Independent Artiste

Ferdinand  Ekechukwu

The four-day musical extravaganza witnessed at the Flytime Fest 2023 reached its crescendo as the pulsating rhythms of Afrobeats reverberated through the hearts of Lagos on Christmas Day, showcasing phenomenal performance by Asake. ‘Mr. Money with the Vibe’ as he’s fondly called sure did display his infectious artistry and genre-bending music, captivating the audience with a night of unforgettable music and energetic dance moves.

The Grammy-nominated artist performed top charting songs from “Amapiano” to “Lonely at the Top” getting the crowd to lose themselves in the music’s intoxicating groove. Prior to Asake, Flytime Fest 2023 witnessed a spectacle of phenomenal performance from superstar Davido, igniting the night with an array of hits and special appearances by BMW, Peruzzi, and Morravey.

The crowd was taken on a musical journey from Davido classics like Aye and Dami Duro to recent hits from the Grammy nominated Timeless album. Asake and Davido reunited on stage to perform their hit song, “No Competition”. The energy in the room was explosive, a testament to the undeniable chemistry between the two giants of Afrobeats.

The energy was palpable as the venue witnessed a sold-out show, filled with an eclectic mix of fans, including notable personalities and top celebrities from across the country. The festival ended with a grand unveiling of graffiti artist, the Osa Seven’s mural of the late singer, Mohbad which got the attention of many festival attendees.

Flytime Fest is one of Africa’s biggest indoor music and live entertainment festivals, featuring a diverse lineup of genres and talents from the continent and beyond.   This edition concluded a year marked by success for Afrobeats as it brought together music enthusiasts from Nigeria and around the globe. The event showcased a lineup of 20 music artists, headlined by Rhythm Unplugged, featuring international rapper Roddy Ricch.

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