As the July 31 date for Harrysong’s Peace Concert in Delta State draws nearer, more than 10 hip hop musicians and five comedians have been confirmed for the gig that is aimed at preaching peace in the Niger/Delta region.
Harrysong who is from the region is said to be worried by the activities of the Niger Delta Avengers and wants to use the peace concert to sensitise the youth on the need to shun violence.
With the state governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, reportedly confirmed as the special guest of honour, the event, which is tagged 1Delta Harrysong Peace Concert, will hold at the Dome Event Centre, along Okpanam Road, Asaba, Delta State and many entertainment stakeholders and top government officials are already preparing to have a swell time.
The government of the state, it was gathered, is reportedly happy to be a part of the event and may make it a yearly event. Already, acts like Kcee, Iyanya, Solid Star, Timaya, Patoranking, Duncan Mighty, Orezi, Patoranking have been confirmed for the concert while stand-up comedians like Funny Bone, I Go Die, D Don, Akpororo, Shakara will crack up the people.
Speaking on what the people of the region should expect, the Gala ambassador said the concert has come to stay in Delta State, adding that the momentum it is gathering and support it has recieved so far have assured him that it would be a successful story. “Forget the false stories you are hearing, the concert will hold and the people will be sensitised because they are the main reason we are taking the concert to the region.”
As I speak with you, top Nigerian hip hop acts have been confirmed for the event. The list is heavy already and you can tell from the names I have given you earlier that the event is packed with fun and excitement. As soon as I have more information, I will tell you.”