Africell to Thrill Salone in Hip Hop Extravaganza!
Sierra Leone this festive season will enjoy a first of its kind, a collaborative hip hop music festival tour involving the best music record label, Black Leo Records, and the biggest GSM operator, Africell Mobile Company. The musical tour will start in Bo City, at the Coronation Ground on the 5th and 6th of December 2009, continue in Kono on the 9th, in Makeni on the 12th, and on the 18th at the National Stadium in Freetown where the grandest display of hip hop performances will be witnessed from Sierra Leone’s best musicians. The time for each of the show is 8:00 p.m. and the entrance fees are Le 5,000 and patrons get 50 units free from Africell.
Speaking to journalists, the Chief Commercial Officer for Africell – Mr. Bernard Sesay, said that they are proud and excited to announce Africell’s sponsorship of the musical tour in collaboration with Black Leo and Kao Denero. He maintained that all over the world where ever there is celebration, there is music. It is therefore fitting that Africell says a big thank you and appreciates its customers and indeed the people of Sierra Leone through music.
He went on to say as their motto say “Bringing People Closer” they believe that through sponsorship of music, they have the perfect vehicle for reaching out to all sections of society and strengthens collective bond. Black Leo and Kao Denero have indeed embraced all sections of society across the four corners of Sierra Leone. Mr. Sesay said that Black Leo’s music is indeed the people’s music and Africell is indeed the people’s network.
He concluded by saying that Africell is a brand that is proud to be of service to Sierra Leone and as they appreciate their customers countrywide, it is proper to do so in collaboration with uniquely Sierra Leonean musical idols.
When speaking at the same occasion, Kao Denero said that the Black Leo team is involved in the musical tour to show that the record label has risen to a higher height. He told journalists that the team is going to launch a compilation album titled “Untouchable” which will feature the following artists: Supa Laj, Queen D,Â Fat B, Shine the God Son, R J, Roy and Faheim, and the CEO of Black Leo, Kao Denero. Â Kao said all music loving fans will appreciate the musical tour so much this season. “My motive has always been to take Sierra Leone music to the highest level. With the backing of Africell we can achieve it” the captivating Hip Hop King stated. He assured all that he has the potential to increase the subscriber base of Africell because he is an iconic celebrity in the entertainment world.
The Chief Executive Officer for Music Makers, Alhassan Kamara, who is also working with Black Leo and Kao Denero in the musical tour said that he is pleased to team up with Black Leo because Kao Denero has consistently grown in the music world. Unlike other artists, he is fixed in Hip Hop music, Alhassan concluded.Ishmael Dugba – SEM
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hello,i am a student of the milton margai college of education and technology reading business administration.because of your trimendus role in the economic development of sierra leone i have found it relevant for to wright my dissertation on(the impact of tele companies in the economic development of sierra leone)and africell is my case study.so i will need your support morally and materially. i look forward to your kind corporation.19th May 2010
musa ben mansaray
once a fulltime subcriber of africel with phone number 077716211.i congratulate you the work done in my country sierra leone because over 77000 people,one million leones rafle draw.12th December 2009
I am proud of Africell and for having faith in Black Leo and Sierra Leonean hip hop. I like Kao Denero’s music although i think he is pretty cocky and full of himself.lol. I love Supa Laj and RJ as well. They are really representing our culture. Supa Laj is very good in English too. I believe that with his english mixed with Krio style he can make it worldwide. Keep it up guys!3rd December 2009
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