Firstbank’s Sponsorship Of Davido’s Timeless Concert Reinforces Its Impact On The Art And Entertainment Industry
The much-anticipated timeless live performance by David “Davido” Adeleke, unarguably certainly one of Nigeria’s largest music exports of all time, was an electrifying music showpiece that additional reiterated the lofty top and development that has outlined the Nigerian Music business lately as Nigeria’s premier banking big, FirstBank as soon as once more, threw its weight behind Davido.
The Timeless Live performance in Lagos was the climax to the treble of concert events to enrich the 31 March 2023 launch of his fourth studio album, ‘Timeless’. Earlier than the Lagos live performance, Davido carried out on the Irvine Plaza in New York on 2 April 2023 and in London on 5 April 2023.
The 17-track mission album has topped a number of charts, breaking and setting a number of data. Large amongst these was the popularity of the Timeless album as the primary African album to hit No 1, topping the US iTunes Albums Chart which is credited to be the world’s largest music market.
Davido the Timeless Live performance in Lagos was certainly greater than music, because it unified people from all works of lives, no matter custom, tradition, financial strata and nationalities. Followers and music lovers trooped to the venue, the historic Tafawa Balewa Sq., from far and huge to indicate their love and assist for Davido, have enjoyable, chill out, join and reunite.
A present with no well-constructed stage is a no present as staging promotes the interplay and connection between the artistes and followers.
The Timeless stage, the most important in West Africa and second largest in Africa, was groundbreaking in each design and aesthetics.
The great thing about the stage was paying homage to the phrases of Canadian worldwide bestseller, Yann Marte: “Nature can placed on an exciting present. The stage is huge, the lighting is dramatic, the extras are innumerable, and the price range for particular results is limitless”.
These phrases merely depicted the character, class and particulars utilized to the development of the Timeless stage as its exquisiteness was conspicuous in the course of the day nicely forward of the autumn into the night time when the live performance took centre stage at Tafawa Balewa Sq. in Lagos, Nigeria’s industrial nerve centre.
The hosts of the night time, movie star skit makers and comedians, KieKie and Mr Macaroni added spice to the occasion, as they thrilled followers to a greater than music expertise, whetting their urge for food for the grand efficiency of the night; who else however Davido.
Timeless Live performance was lit with a sensational efficiency by a number of main artistes together with, Asake, Mayorkun, Skiibii, Iyanya, B-Purple, Pheelz, Fave, Spyro, Iyanya, Khaid.
Different artistes that added spark to the night time embody Peruzzi, The Cavemen, Majeeed, Odumodublvck, Starboy Terri and Might D, amongst many others.
Expectedly, Davido’s entrance obtained a unending ovation as followers couldn’t maintain again their pleasure of seeing him carry out but once more. The Nigerian music legend and globally acclaimed music sensation’s nicely over two-hour electrifying efficiency on stage had his followers spellbound on a number of classical hits from earlier albums and people from his most up-to-date album, Timeless.
The hits carried out from his earlier and most up-to-date albums included, Skelewu, Dami Duro, Gobe, Aye, Unavailable, Over Dem All and Really feel.
Davido additionally carried out Electrical energy, a duet with Pheelz, a smash hit in 2022.
A déjà vu of some kind to Davido followers, as FirstBank was the headline sponsor of Davido 30 billion live performance in 2017.
Additionally, as a part of its yearly DecemberIssavybe fiesta and supported occasions in 2021, the Financial institution sponsored ‘A Decade of Davido’ Live performance, organised to rejoice 10 years of accomplishment of the Nigerian American pop singer and world music sensation. Quick ahead to the Timeless live performance in 2023, the Financial institution’s yearly DecemberIssavybe fiesta, little question got here fairly early a lot as it’s a lengthy street to December from this month, April.
The financial institution’s dedication to going past purposeful merchandise and advantages for its stakeholders and offering these kind of enabling experiences units it aside within the business and solidifies its place as a pacesetter in not simply immediately supporting the humanities and leisure business however economically impacting its worth chain.