By Rotimi Agbana
In partnership with MTN and Music Plus, Grafton Truedis has presented winners of the Kings of Sounds- The beat Competition with their respective prizes at the MTN Head Office, Ikoyi, Lagos.
The competition which aimed at discovering and announcing budding recording artists out of Africa, presents a quarterly once in a lifetime opportunity to record a song off an “African World Class Producer’s Beat” and stand a chance to win a cash prize of N1 million, a world-class music video, have a song produced by a world class African music producer and have a recorded song promoted on TV, radio, and major online platforms.
The winners include Lanoroy, Bismond, Braynezee, Commy, El Chiby, HEC, Joeboy, P60, Rayzor, and Young Airmie. The Ultimate winner, Lanoroy, went home with a cash prize of N1,000,000 (One Million Naira) while the others went home with cash prizes of N100,000 (One Hundred thousand naira) each. The ultimate winner also gets a music video, TV, Radio, & Online promotion for the video.
In attendance at the prize presentations were, Mr. Osaze Ebueku (Marketing Department, MTN Nigeria. Mr. Salem Evbogbai, Product Manager, Music Plus, Mr. Fred Allison, Co-Founder of Grafton Truedis, Mr. Olisa Adibua, Beat FM.
Also present were the judges that picked the top 10-Winners, Godwin Tom, CEO IMANAGE Africa, Osam, Head of Program Naija FM, Douglas Jenkins, CEO, the PGM club and OAP Beat FM, Sesan Adeniji, CEO Mystreet Magazine, Comedian, MC Lively.
Also in attendance were Okiemute (Most Recent MTN Project Fame Winner) and Squeeze Tarela.