Multiple award-winning comedian and pioneer of standup comedy Tee-A hosted a slew of Nigerian R’n’B royalties at the Rhythm and Blues Concert which was held last Sunday at the Eko Hotel and Suites.
Serving as an Ode to the R’n’B genre, the ace comedian whose career spans various other fields such as writing, presenting, as well as being an entrepreneur, noted that the R’n’B genre has played a significant role in the advancement of other music genres that have become mainstream today.
“Almost every music has an R’n’B background or influence, and Afrobeats is not an exception. A lot of today’s music has a very strong R ‘n’ B influence in it,” Tee-A revealed.
The event featured performances from top Nigerian music stars including Style Plus, Chike, Mr. MayD, Cobhams, Alternate Sound and Beejay Sax.”
The concert attracted celebrities and music lovers including Foremost Industrialist Chief Rasak Okoya, Wife Of former Lagos state governor, Dame Abimbola Fashola, Omawunmi, Founder of Kennis Music Kenny Odungbe, it was a high-octane event attracting high-value corporate and private clients from across the globe.
“The entertainment industry in Nigeria has evolved rapidly over the years with a substantial amount of it now being exported across the globe. It is therefore important to give music fans at home an event to remember annually,” he said.
With many accolades to its name, the creative hub has received acclaim for its works on Tymeout with Tee A, a late-night TV show, and the Eko Comedy Festival.
The company which also handles media production services to various corporate and private client’s recently pioneered a monthly event for young professionals every Friday of the month tagged Showtyme Friday’ at Terra Kulture.