ACCRA – SUNDAY 23RD APRIL, 2011 – Two of Nigeria’s hottest selling artistes Panshak Zamani, popularly known as Ice Prince and Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, WizKid, will form the international legion of performers for the 233 Connect FABOLOUS concert, the organizers have confirmed.
The confirmation puts to rest questions about which Nigerian artistes the organizers had earlier on hinted to perform at the April 23rd, Easter Saturday show.
The inclusion of the two artists is sure to generate excitement among their loyal fan base in Ghana. Ice Prince is famed in Ghana and on the continent for his “Oleku” club-banging track, whilst WizKid is an extraordinary singer whose style makes him one of the industry’s fast-rising acts.
Both artists have an impressive resume that squares up to any other in the industry and bringing them to the 233Connect concert, emphasizes the importance the organizers have attached to the event.
Ice Prince is signed to Chocolate City Records. In 2004, he released his debut EP “Extraordinary” followed by “Rewind” in 2009.
He won the maiden edition of Hennessy’s Artistry competition in 2009 in Nigeria and released his “Oleku” track a year after. Since its release, the song has received heavy rotation across board, making him one of the most sought-after artistes on the continent.
He has featured on songs of over a dozen artistes including label mates M.I and Jesse Jagzto as well as Banky W, YQ, eLDee, Naeto C, Dekunle Fuji, Kel, Gino, Terry Tha Rapman, Sauce Kid, Djinee, Mo Cheddah and WizKid among others.
Wizkid is signed under Banky W’s Empire Mates Entertainment. His 2011 single “Don’t Dull” is receiving great reviews across the globe. He has collaborated with several Nigerian acts such as Kel, Dipp, Eva, Lynxxx and Teeto and recently performed at the 2010 Soundcity Music Awards.
The 233Connect Fabolous Live In Ghana Concert is supported by Kick Energy Drink, VK Vodka Kick, JOY FM, HITZ FM, YFM and Etv.
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