One of the pioneers of the new sound of Nigerian music called Afrobeats, Seyi Sodimu, will on December 18, hold a concert called Seyi Sodimu’s ‘Grown and Sexy Experience’ at Eko Hotel Expo Hall, Lagos. The event will also feature Joe, an American R and B superstar, who is also one of Nigeria’s favorite international musician with one of the smoothest voice in R and B today. The artiste’s career has spanned decades and has earned him seven Grammy nominations and an ASCAP award to mention a few. He is the coroner of the hit song ‘I wanna know’.
Seyi Sodimu’s unique method of fusing english, pidgin english and yoruba transformed the musical sound of Nigeria and set the foundation for the song created today. He is a world class artiste, based in Washington DC and Lagos, Nigeria, who retains the essence of an international artiste, his hit song ‘Love Me Jeje’, ‘Love Me Tender’ that brought him to limelight is still a hit till date.
His other songs are ‘Money Man’, ‘Ayo’, ‘Pele Pele’ and ‘Sophisticated Woman’ featuring Wayne Wonder, while is newest single ‘See My Baby’ featuring Wande Coal dropped on Sunday.
‘Grown and Sexy Experience’ is a concert is a night that celebrates adult contemporary music featuring seasoned artistes who have been influential in the music industry in Africa and around the world. It promises to be a night to remember with over 25 hits combined, spanning over 15 years, from various artistes.
According to Sodimu, “The Grown and Sexy Experienc will break the monotony of the season by adding an event that celebrates the music that has been in the fabric of our lives over the years. A night of musical elegance and maturity that features music that transcends age, generations, class, experience and tradition”.
Paul Play Dairo, son of Juju Music Legend I.K Dairo, who is known for his soft spoken vocals is one of the artistes that will be thrilling guests with his unique voice at the event.
The legendary Nigerian R and B and pop musical group, Styl Plus, with group members consisting of Shifi Emoefe, Tunde Akinsanmi and Zeal Onyecheme will be on stage with their smooth sound, harmonies and lyrical prowess tunes that have established them as one of the most influential groups in the Nigerian music landscape.
The ‘Grown and Sexy Experience 2018’ was the first time the three will be on stage performing together after many years. Eldee, who is one of the true pioneers of the Nigerian Hip-Hop, will also be performing. Brymo is another Nigerian singer, songwriter, composer and author, who is dedicated to his artistry and goes above and beyond to ensure his music and performances are intricate, interesting and powerful will also be performing.
The concert will be enhanced with lights, sound and pyrotechnics to showcase and produce a world class concert experience.