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Samini, Lumba and Kojo Antwi thrill fans at the Vodafone African Legends Night 2018

By Michael Klugey
Samini, Daddy Lumba, Kojo Antwi thrill fans at the Vodafone African Legends Night 2018
Samini, Daddy Lumba, Kojo Antwi thrill fans at the Vodafone African Legends Night 2018

For a show that was sold out days before the main day, the Vodafone African Legends night was beyond expectations as three Ghanaian Legends Kojo Antwi, Daddy Lumba, and Samini rocked hundreds of music lovers at the plush Kempinski Hotel on Saturday. 

Vodafone African Legends Night is an event that celebrates great music acts from the soil of the African continent. It also creates a platform where these legends have a direct encounter with their fans.

Held at the Kempinski Hotel in Accra, this year's African Legends Night, which featured Reggae/Dancehall artiste, Samini, Wulomei and Highlife legends, Kojo Antwi and Daddy Lumba was amazing as the three gave patrons a show to remember for a long time.

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It was a full house at the event started at exactly 7:40 pm with a traditional group, Wulomei treating the audience to some of their popular songs like Meridian, Akosua Serwaa, Aklowa, Kaagba, Takoradi and Jalelele.

Right after Wulomei was the 'Maestro' Kojo Antwi, Dressed in black with orange accents and an orange turban wrapped around his dreadlocks he started his performance at 8.30 pm with the song Pour Some Sugar On Me.

The excited audience, who were already screaming out his name, danced and sang along with him.

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Without wasting time, the Music Man, who came with two backing vocalists dished out popular songs like Medofa Pa, Akonoba, Adiepena, Mr Music Man, Mmrika, Mfa Me Nko Ho, Ponko Abodam, Densu and many more.

Kojo has always yearned for such a platform where he joins his quintessential brother Daddy Lumba on one stage. The last time the two performed together was in London.

Kojo Antwi brought his energy and simply shook the house for over an hour with nonstop music as the crowd sang along.

And Samini stepped up the tempo. Wow! The Reggae Dancehall God, who humbly considers himself as a young legend, was on fire.

He performed hit after hit songs from Linda to Iskoki, Gyae shi, My Own, Where My Baby Dey, to his new tune Obaa.

Samini also played songs of Nana Kwame Ampadu, Bob Marley to pay an ode to them for their contribution to music.

Samini followed and what a performance he put up. Dressed in an Agbada, he kicked things off with My Own. Then he got into it with songs like Movement, Iskoki, Linda, Time Bomb, Obaa and My Baby

On his 54th birthday on the night of the show, Daddy Lumba gave out something special. He gave the fans the opportunity to sing their favourite Lumba songs backed by himself.

The lover boy was presented with a special cake by the organizers, Global Media Alliance, and headline sponsor, Vodafone joined by Former First Lady Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings.

Ending the show, Lumba thanked Ghanaians for supporting him and Ghanaian Music.

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