Award-winning Nigerian artist, Flavour, will be performing in Botswana for the first time on October 29th.
The Nigerian rapper and singer is currently riding the crest of the international airwaves with his hit songs “Nwa Baby” and “Sawa Sawa Sawale”.
The show will be organised by Thapelo Pabalinga of Leapfrog Communications and Advertising. He has extensive experience in entertainment, having organised some of the biggest shows and events in Botswana’s entertainment calendar.
Pabalinga told Lifestyle that Nigerian music has become a favourite for many of Botswana’s music lovers, and they found it fitting that they should bring one of the biggest artists in Nigeria to give local fans a chance to experience his music live.
“Flavour has been enjoying a lot of airplay in Botswana. In fact, many fans, especially the women, are crazy about his songs. So it’s only fair that we give them a chance to see him perform,” said Pabalinga.
Flavour has won numerous awards in Nigeria and is also a front runner in the contest for Channel O’s Most Gifted Afro Pop Video Artist of the year award. He has been nominated for his hit song “Nwa Baby (Remix)”. To date, the Nigerian musician stands shoulder to shoulder with notable icons like Ice Prince, D’Banj, Tiwa Savage and 2Face.
Flavour’s hit song “Sawa Sawa Sawale” is very popular in Botswana. This is the song that many people know him for. It was one of the first singles in Flavour’s album, and it immediately shot him to international stardom.
The October 29 show is billed for GICC.
It will also feature Channel O’s popular man-behind-the-decks, DJ Waxxy. This is an internationally renowned DJ who will definitely be a major attraction for Hip Hop heads. He is well known for hosting the 411 and Oboma show on Channel O. He is also Channel O’s resident DJ.
DJ Waxxy is credited with being the first African DJ to mix and scratch music videos. He has travelled extensively, and he has rubbed shoulders with international artists like Missy Elliot, Blu Cantrell, Omarion and Marcus Houston.
The show will also feature some of Botswana’s hottest artists. These include rapper and super producer BK Proctor, crooner Eugene Jackson, songstress Helen, Kwaito artist Mapetla and Wizards of the Desert, who are currently ruling the airwaves with their hit song “Mokento”.
Tickets will be at P350 for the Gold Circle and P250 for the ordinary peeps. They are available at Leapfrog offices, Gym Active and Village. Also call Bogadi on 3923375.