23rd January, 2015
Award winning singers Wande Coal and Burna Boy have been unveiled as artistes to headline the Industry Nite concert set to take place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
The two acts, performing together for the first time in Dubai, will rock the gig holding on Thursday, 29 January at the Kiza Lounge in Dubai.
The organisers promised that the Nite will witness music lovers and fans coming out in their numbers to experience live and undiluted entertainment from the headlining acts.
Matthew Ohio, founder of Industry Nite, said, the Nite will continually seek unique opportunities to ensure that Nigerian music is recognised globally, adding that the goal this year is to take Nigerian music to every Nigerian irrespective of location and beyond the shores of Nigeria.
“We are touring major Nigerian acts around the U.S., Europe and Asia this year. These tours will also feature international acts from across Africa and America, creating a cultural exchange that will help African music get mainstream attention,” Ohio said.
With top reggae/dancehall DJ from the Republic of Benin, DJ Highfa handling music on the night, radio personality, Jimmie, as usual will be the host.
Kiza Lounge is owned by Nigerian entrepreneur, Lukman Akanbi. It is located in the heart of Dubai. The African styled restaurant and lounge has played host to a number of Nigerian artistes such as Davido, 2Face, Ice Prince amongst many.