Beninese Grammy-award winner, Angélique Kidjo, is set to be featured in the Faces of Afrobeats campaign, celebrating the frontier stars of indigenous African music.
Vanguard reports that the campaign organised by Primemusicpartners also saw them featuring other Nigerian superstars like Psquare, Fireboy Dml, R2Beez and others.
Abass K.M Akeju, the director of the campaign and a US-based multimedia executive, applauded the efforts of the stars whilst stating that their efforts is worthy of commendation.
“Like have always said, Africa’s emergence in the global musical stage is awe-inspiring and enviable. Afrobeats has perfectly cement its spot at the top and largely as one of the most cherished melody around the world today.
“Our artists has shown strong commitment in pushing the genre across boarders. This is worthy of commendation and that’s chiefly our goal and mission here,” he said.
Some notable stars who joined the campaign in the past, include: 2face, Burnaboy, Wizkid, Sarkodie, Flavour, Kizz Daniel, Davido, Diamond Platnumz, Aka, Rudeboy, Focalistic,Yemi Alade, Seyi Shay, Shatta Wale, Preto,Tanasha Donna show , Zuchu and many others.
The playlist of the campaign, which is on Amazon and Spotify, has also featured on New York Times Square Billboard.