28th December, 2011
On the night of Friday, 23 December, Lagos fun seekers were treated to what can best be described as the biggest concert of the year tagged Top 10 MICS.
The concert, held at the famous TBS and paraded 10 of the best hands in the music industry- 2face Idibia, MI, Eldee, Mocheddah, Femi Kuti, Obesere, Sir Shina Peters, P Square, Wizkid and Duncan Mighty-gave teeming fans something to cheer, laugh and a feeling the concert was worth every cent.
The night was opened with performance by Tolu Obey, son of the music legend, Ebenezer Obey. The young Juju Music star thrilled all present to some of his fatherâ€™s evergreen tunes. He was to paved way for rising female rapper Moâ€™Cheddah, to officially open the TOP10 MICS concert. Afro Juju star Sir Shina Peters held the crowd spellbound when he mounted stage and performed some of his old tracks.
Other stars including Duncan Mighty, Wizkid, PSquare and Abass Obesere performed in queue. In between these performances, actress and singer, Stella Damasus gave a stellar performance with choir-like backup singers to sing Christmas carol songs giving the spirit of the season.
Grammy nominee, Femi Kuti didnâ€™t disappoint his fans as he took them way back with his tunes; it was also a moment to celebrate his third Grammy nomination with his teeming fans. Award winning star Tuface Idibia, also amplified the night with his numerous hit tracks that got many inside the concert venue yearning for more. Singer cum producer, Eldee closed the concert but not after he had performed numbers of his hit songs.
Speaking after the concert, Anu Awoseyi, an official of KOGA Entertainment, the organizers said they really appreciate the fans that thronged the venue in their thousands and â€œwe want to reiterate that this will be a yearly event as that of year 2012 will be bigger and better.â€
Ace comedian, Ali Baba co-hosted the concert with the elegant presenter, Chioma from STV, with iconic DJ Jimmy Jatt behind the wheel of steel.