Kumasi came alive as the second edition of MTN Music Festival that was held at the Dome of the Golden Bean Hotel in Nhyiaeso Kumasi.
The night saw thrilling performances from Rex Omar, Sarkodie and Okyeame Kwame as they rocked patrons with back-to-back hit songs.
We’ve seen different types of shows being held in Ghana’s Garden City, Kumasi, but the one that was organized by MTN on the 30th April was extraordinary.
Rex Omar’s performance was described by patrons as nostalgia as he performed his hit bangers Abiba, Dada Di Da, Tokota, Dada among other well-composed hit bangers.
The festival was put together by Slip Entertainment and was sponsored by MTN as part activities marking the 20th Anniversary of the installation of Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II. Those who made it to the evening in spite of the earlier rains had their money’s worth as they were treated to good music by the artistes who had been lined up to perform.
Before the official starting of the programme, the High School Band which backed the artistes, had been treating the audience to some good music. The Ambassador for Made in Ghana Products, OkyeameKwame, popularly known as the Rap Doctor, who opened the show was as at his usual best as he dished out some of his old and new tracks and got the audience on their feet throughout his performance.
The veteran highlife artiste, Rex Omar performance was described by patrons as nostalgia as he performed his hit bangers Awarepa,Abiba, Dada Di Da, Tokota, Dada,Osisi,Dangerous among other well-composed hit bangers.
Above all, Ghana’s finest and fastest rapper born Michael OwusuAddo aka Sarkodie was also there to inject happiness into the people of Kumasi and gave patrons what they yearned for. The rapper took patrons and his “Die Hard Fans” through his heydays classical hit songs.Sarkodiewho was the final musician to mount the stage on the night got people waving and rapping along in excitement.
The MTN Music Festival which is held as a prelude to key national holidays including the independence Day, May Day, and Farmers Day celebrations, is to celebrate and showcase the cultural heritage of Ghana through music, dance and poetry.The packed dome at the plush Golden Bean Hotel in the Ashanti Regional Capital was indeed a sight to behold. Stage, lighting, Acoustics were all on point.
MTN Ghana has declared 2019 the “year of the Customer” and is dedicating the month of May to Ghanaian workers.
Many of the Customers Otec FM spoke to hoped MTN will bring more of such events to Kumasi. They also hoped it could be opened up for the enjoyment of a larger section of the public.
Many of the participants who were workers also revealed that the Music festival has set the tone for the holiday which they intend to enjoy thoroughly.
Source: Ghana/otecfmghana.com/Ebenezer Amankwah