Nigerian singer Abolore Akande a.k.a. 9ice performed at London Hyde Park last friday alongside Will Smith, Amy Winehouse, U2 and many others; in honour of South African leader Nelson Mandela who clocked 90 recently.
It is 9ice’s first international exposure, being his first performance abroad ever, and he is starting on a very good note.According to info gathered by www.niyitabiti.blogspot.com, 9ice’s performance was backed by the Soweto Gospel choir.The concert which was primarily designed for an audience of about 40000, was transmitted live to millions across the world through different cable networks.It was shown live on Nigeria’s AIT.He was the only artiste taken from Nigeria. 9ice was accompanied by his manager Ola Dehinde.He is expected back to Nigeria eon Monday June 30.
At 90, Mandela is the real ‘gongo aso’ world leader. Here is a salute to the mandiba.
www.niyitabiti.blogspot.com would have brought you loads and loads of photos of what London big boys and girls wore to the party but…Lets just pray that soon and very soon,I would have the opportunity to cover events like this…still working concerning the Nottinghill Carnival, which I gathered would hold in August.
Photos-9ice,Mandela,Will Smith and others