In his quest to keep reggae music alive Reggae star, Victor Essiet, who is the brains behind the Africa Meets Reggae and World Music International Festival (AMRWMIF), has expressed his readiness to set Lagos State agog on November 26.
According to The Mandators, this year’s event which marks the 3rd edition would be an exception as it would feature headliners including Majek Fashek, Victor Essiet, 2Face, Eljai, Patoranking, King Wadada, Pasuma, Small Doctor, Seyi-Shay, Orisefemi, among others.
The event, billed to hold at hockey pitch of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, will also witness live performance of Malaika; the daughter of African reggae legend, Lucky Dube; Nkulee Dube, big Bob (Sierra Leone); Redfyah (Ghana); Illest Nana (Ghana); Presh, Captain Blazee, Saint Peters, Jethro Lion, the daughter of the late Sonny Okosu, Faith Okosuns, among others.
Speaking at a press conference in Lagos on Tuesday, The Mandators assured that all was set to make the music festival memorable for lovers of reggae music and fun seekers, adding that, “we are passionate to revive reggae as well as support the up-and-coming ones. We will do our best in achieving this even without the support of anyone, but as long as Jah is supporting us. All is set for this year’s event and we assure people of maximum security; we want reggae fans and lovers of good music to celebrate reggae music.”
He also noted that the event would not shift its focus in celebrating reggae music legends and returning reggae to Africa.