Livespot and Access Bank brought the whole of Africa to Lagos to celebrate the first edition of the Born In Africa Festival on Sunday 16th December 2018. Thousands of fun lovers trooped into the venue of the festival in grand style. Art lovers admired the artworks exhibited by Africa’s visual artists; Uche Edochie, Ibe Ananaba, Isaac Emokpae and Tolu Aliki.
The mini Access Bank runway also afforded fashion lovers the opportunity to walk on the runway, take pictures, admire beautiful dresses and attires displayed by designers like Tobewei, Tiffany Amber. About 20 movies were screened to film lovers.
The infusion of music to fashion made the Born In Africa Festival, music certainly meets runway, Falz The Bahd Guy opened the show with classic performances from his hit songs. Other artistes lined up for the show also brought their A-game to the stage with so much energy. There was so much love for Olamide, Kizz Daniel, Yemi Alade, Congo’s finest Awilo Longomba, Tiwa Savage, Dbanj brought us from the past to present with his catchy live performances, In true African spirit, the audience at BAFEST showed so much love for South Africa’s finest poet and rapper, Sho Madjozi, she brought the roof down with her hit singles, Huku and Wakanda Forever. Burna boy closed the show in a grand style.
One of the best performances of the night was the suspended drummers in the air, the performance was soul lifting the crowd asked to see it again. MCs of the festival, Shody The Hypeman and d2Dotun did a fantastic job getting the crowd engaged from the very beginning of the show till the end.
DJ Crowd Kontroller was on the wheels of steels.