Nigerian Afropop singer, Yemi Alade, and son of the reggae icon Bob Marley, Julian Marley, will be performing at the Creative Africa Nexus Weekend ( CANEX WKND) concert in Abidjan, the capital city of Ivory Coast, between November 25th and 27th, 2022.
Music stars from African countries will be performing at the music event, including Josey (Ivory Coast), Nandy (Tanzania), Nadia Nakai (South Africa), Suspect 95 (Ivory Coast), and DJ Mohgreen (Morocco/France).
Also, Toofan, Blinky Bill, Ayodele, The Cavemen, Elaine, and Oswald Kouame et N’Zassa will be performing at the event.
According to the organisers, the lineup of the artistes is selected by the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) and CANEX WKND, and its aims to showcase the diversity of talent from across the African continent.
The organisers added that: “More than simply a business-to-business conference aimed at Africa and the diaspora’s booming creative sector, CANEX WKND is also a celebration of creative talent that is taking the world by storm”.
The music concert is part of a three-day summit and gathering of creatives, investors, industry leaders, creative industry businesses and government representatives, having a strong focus on sharing skills and best practices across Africa’s creative sectors.