Scores of Globacom subscribers who attended the Slide and Bounce concert in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital on Saturday have commended the Next Generation Network for providing them with rare quality entertainment.
A medical practitioner in the Rock City, Dr. Rotimi Oyesola, who noted that people need to regularly unwind to reduce their stress level and improve their general well being, praised Globacom for organizing the show during the day time when everybody can safely attend.
The Managing Director of Kadmart Enterprises, Mr. Segun Babarinde described the Glo Slide and Bounce concert as an exciting initiative that will further endear telecommunication subscribers to the Globacom brand, adding “music plays a vital role in the society and it
resonates with a lot of people. What Globacom has done today by bringing these stars to Abeokuta will linger for a long time in our memories and that is why you see a lot of people recording with their phones.”
The former Zonal Secretary, South West of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Mr. Dimeji Kayode-Adedeji submits that “it is a clear fact that Globacom is moving ahead of others positively. This show has kept boredom away from residents of Abeokuta. The company should do this more regularly.”
Enthusiastic residents started arriving for the show from noon which necessitated an early commencement of the concert with DJ XGee dishing out delightful tunes while indigenous budding musical artistes like SY, Zeader, Soully E, Kiss Y and Jeffy Brown took turns to entertain the crowd which responded with cheers as the Master of Ceremony, Jimmy de Hypeman coordinated a dancing competitions to whet the appetite of attendees.
Reekado Banks was the first major act of the concert and he successfully moved the crowd, which chorused his songs along with him enthusiastically, including his hit track, Katapot. Reekado charged the atmosphere when he invited Korede Bello, his brother on the same
record label, Mavin Records to join him on stage. Both Reekado and Korede did a duet, which the crowd relished. Korede later rendered his popular songs including God Win. The surging crowd who could not have enough of Korede Bello and Reekado Banks brought out their phones to capture the moment.
The appearance of DJ Lambo on the wheel of steel heralded the arrival of African Rapper No 1, MI. The dynamic rapper changed the tempo with his raps and stagecraft, culminating in his stage-managed confession of love to a Moshood Abiola Polytechnic Student, Stella Okezie whom he smartly headhunted from the crowd before performing his hit track “One
Multiple Award winner, Dapo Oyebanji, D’Banj took the concert to a glorious end with his energetic two-hour performance which was splendid in all ramifications and scope. Dbanj left no one in doubt that he is the king of African hip-hop. Not only was he mercurial on stage, he had the “King is here” emblazoned on the t-shirts worn by him and his band boys. Flaunting his acclaimed epaulet of “Africa’s biggest entertainer” subtly, yet unmistakably, Dbanj creatively ruled the stage as he sang and danced with beautiful ladies (Kokolets and Mamalets) while singing his hit tracks like “Oliver Twist”, “Egba Oju e”, “Top of the world”, “Shake”. He capped the evening’s fun with the introduction of a London based musical group, 2 Kriss on stage, which brought the excitement to a crescendo.