The rise of Highlife artist, Kumi Guitar, under the auspices of Zylofon Music has been meteoric; hit songs, concerts and awards in and outside Ghana have been telling.
Just days after putting up a stellar performance at Ghana Entertainment Awards in the United States of America, the ‘Betweener’ hit maker has been enlisted to perform at one of the most anticipated Pan-African Awards in the States, The FACE List Awards.
Sponsored by Toyota and Prudential Group, the awards will come off in New York City on Saturday, July 14, 2018.
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Dubbed the pan-African achievement honours, The FACE List Awards celebrate the icons and heroes of today who have paved the way for the younger generation and impacted the discourse on pan-Africa’s image, its future, and potential.
As the capstone event of the Pan-African Weekend, the award’s gala brings the business community together for an unforgettable celebration of the success stories emerging within the pan-African community each year.
Held in New York City, the Pan-African Weekend is a prestigious annual event that celebrates, connects, and empowers the black diaspora community through networking, dialogue, culture, and much more. The action-packed fest features four major events: the Pan-African Women Forum; the IAAPA Networking Mixer and Business Expo; the FACE List Awards gala; and the Closing Jazz Brunch.
In 2016, award-winning Ghanaian reggae/dancehall act, Samini, joined a list of other international acts, including Grammy award-winning Wylcef Jean – for the awards show held in New York.
The likes of Rev. Al Sharpton, NBA star, Serge Ibaka, actor, Boris Kodjoe and a host of others have all received awards over the years.