Tuesday, August 7th 2012
United Sounds of Africa Tour @Irving Plaza
Tickets Available at LiveNation
Headlined by 2face Idibia, winner of the BET Network’s 2011 “Best African Artist” award, the United Sounds of Africa (USA) will kick off their first ever North American tour in August, 2012. The tour, orchestrated by Live Nation, will introduce music fans on this side of the Atlantic to the top names in the contemporary African urban and hip-hop scene. The NYC date will also feature performances from Nigerian artists M.I. and Brymo, all signed to Nigerian record label Chocolate City. Other artists include Timi Dakolo, first-ever winner of Africa’s version of American Idol, J Martins, and Iyanya, the first winner of MTN’s West African “Project Fame” reality TV show.