Grammy award winning singer, songwriter and actress, Brandy Norwood , popular American R&B singer, Joe and Nigerian multi-talented pop star, D’banj set the stage alight with electrifying performances at the MTN Project Fame West Africa season 4 opening gala held last Sunday,October 2, at Eko Hotel, Lagos.
The presence of the trio was the high point of the event which marked the commencement of the fourth season of Africa’s most popular reality TV show.
With bright lights, screaming fans and excitement in the air, Brandy mounted the stage to deliver some of the hit tracks from her various multi-platinum selling albums, including songs such as Aphrodisiac, What About Us, Full Moon, Wanna Be Down and many others.
The R and B star who was on her first trip to Nigeria, was clearly amazed by the love shown by the fans, and promised to return to Nigeria for more concerts. Next up on stage was R and B crooner, Joe, who was a last-minute replacement for hip-hop[ star, The Game who couldn’t make it to Nigeria for the show.
However, the large crowd especially the females, clearly didn’t mind, as they greeted his arrival with loud screams and cheers. Delivering songs such as Stutter, More and More, Good Girls, Joe’s performance of these songs and other slow hits that made him popular, were warmly received by the audience
The ‘Koko-Master’, D’banj crowned the show with an earth-shaking performance that sent the exhilarated crowd into a frenzy as they jumped to their feet and danced for hours to hits like Mr Endowed, Suddenly, and many other songs.
There were also top-notch performances from past Project FAME stars – Inyanya, Mike, Chidinma, Praiz and Kesse. The popular dance group, Explicit also delivered a breath-taking performance, showing how much they have matured as a group over the years.