We thought 2020 will be a year of 20/20 but we were proven wrong by the arrival of SARS COV-2 commonly known as Covid-19. The pandemic caused a humanity breakdown despite barriers put in place to prevent the spread of this deadly virus. Though a lot of people passed away, some of us are still alive to tell the story while some artistes have made a decision to make this year a memorable one. Here are some events that will take place in Cameroon precisely in Yaounde and Douala;
REMA is a rising Afrobeats star in Nigeria. He was spotted by Don Jazzy‘s brother and signed under Mavin Records. Most people already compare him to Wizkid. The Nigerian music star will be in Cameroon to perform at the re-opening of the Twist Night Club in Yaounde on Friday, 11th, December 2020.
2. DENAMWANA,is a songwriter and gospel singer from the Democratic Republic of Congo signed under the label HappyPeople since 2013, will be performing a live concert this December 12th at the Musée National of Yaoundé.
3.TAY Cis a Cameroonian diaspora songwriter and singer. He is the author of a triple album called Nyxia, released in 2019, two mixtapes, and several singles. He is often compared to Dadju, because of their singular and poetic way of singing. TayC will perform at Yaounde National Museum this December 26th.
4.MASTER KG is a South African musician and a record producer. After travelling around the globe with his successful hit “Jerusalema” ft Nomcebo, he decides to visit Cameroon for the second time and will be performing at Canal Olympia on the 29th, December 2020.
5.GIMS AND DADJU, were part of the famous French group “Sexion d’assaut” and consider each other as ‘brothers‘ despite their difference in musical genre. They will be in Cameroun for a live concert this December 31st at The Famous of Yaounde.
NAZA and VEGEDREAM are also supposed to perform in Cameroon but the venue and dates are not yet fixed.
Do you think inviting foreign artistes in Cameroon beneficial for the Cameroonian Music Industry?