Livespot X Festival has thrilled thousands of Nigerians by hosting the maiden Entertainment Week Lagos which featured amazing activities and some of Nigeria’s biggest acts.
Entertainment Week Lagos, according to the organisers, serves as a revolutionary platform through which the African entertainment industry can fuel sustainable socio-economic development for the continent.
The 8 days long event was like no other in Lagos as entertainment lovers were treated to incredible experiential activities, performances and fun events for a diverse audience who came together under one roof.
The brightest minds in the global entertainment industry gathered to share and create ideas that will influence the industry’s future through panel discussions, fireside chats, and think tanks.
From Alex Okosi, managing director, emerging markets, Youtube EMEA; Emeka Okafor, general manager, Meta; Olumide Osundolire, Partner, Banwo & Ighodalo; Yanmo Omorogbe, Co-founder & Chief Operating Officer, Bamboo; Harmony Samuels, Record Producer, Multi-instrumentalist and Songwriter and many more.
Highlights included the workshops, panel sessions hosted at The Circle featuring some of Nigeria’s leading creatives in their respective fields, the showcases at the Live cafe, all the way to Livespot X festival! Every activity provided an amazing opportunity for creatives to showcase their works and for audiences to interact with them.
Alisha Golden, investment lead, Techstars Company while speaking at the Demo Day segment of the event said the Techstar Toronto Winter 2022 programme has seen 12 participating startups, 9 African companies and 3 non-African startups, graduate from the programme.
According to Golden, the entire portfolio of Techstars Toronto startups has raised $139 million to date, at a growing market cap rate of $1.25 billion.
In all, the week was a success and the Livespot X Festival was the perfect way to close it all out, with incredible performances from some of Nigeria’s biggest artists.
The Mavin stars kicked things off on Friday night, celebrating their 10-year anniversary with a high-energy set that got the crowd moving from start to finish. The festival line-up included a series of performances from current stars and surprise performances from former Mavin stars such as Tiwa Savage, Inyanya, Reekado, Di’ja and Dr. Sid.
After an incredible first day, DJ Spinall took to the stage for Club X with some of Nigeria’s biggest DJs such as DJ Neptune, DJ Obi, DJ Big N, DJ Hazan, and Ms DSF and delivered an unforgettable performance that left the crowd wanting more. They played all the hottest tunes you’ve been craving, keeping the crowd moving all night long.
To round out Livespot X Festival, Nigeria’s greatest musical talent performed. Kizz Daniel, M.I. Abaga, Ice Prince, Pheelz, Rotimi, Victony, BNXN, and Lojay rocked the stage like never before in style to entertain the audience. International act Rotimi, hit the stage with an outstanding performance that left the crowd humming his tunes long after the gig had ended.
It was an incredible and impactful week for the Nigerian entertainment industry. Entertainment Week Lagos brought together critical industry stakeholders to collaborate, network, ideate, showcase, exchange knowledge and enjoy Nigerian artistry at its best.