As the music of Africa continues to proliferate the globe the city of Dallas, Texas was once again thrust into the spotlight, playing hosted to the 2014 staging of the highly anticipated African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA) held at the prestigious Eisemann Center. The award ceremony featuring a galaxy of superstars attracted guests from various cities throughout the United States as well as dignitaries and honorees from over seventeen (17) African Countries.
AFRIMMA is the sole award ceremony in the Diaspora that caters to all musical genres including but not limited to: Afrobeats, Assiko, Bongo, Decale, Funana, Genge, Highlife, Hiplife, Kwaito, Lingala and Soukous. Among the list of top tier performers for the nights were: Flavour, Diamond Platnumz , 2Face, Togar Howard , Stanley Enow, Wyre, Khuli Chana, Kukere Master Iyanya, Kevin Lyttle, Kcee, U.S based Rapper T-Pain and Dancehall superstar Demarco.
Following a series of performances the Jamaican armed with his own brand of music delivered an electrifying set to the multilingual audience interspersed with crowd interactions as attendees shows their appreciation with deafening screams. After completing his set Demarco exited the stage making way for T-Pain who also gave a memorable presentation.
“The weekend was a ground breaking and revolutionary experience” said African Muzik Magazine and Big A Entertainment Founder, Anderson Obiagwu. “It was a night of celebrating Africa’s top artiste who are influencing the music scene and culture of Africa for the better.”
Similar sentiments were echoed by Demarco, who thanked the organizers for the opportunity of performing at such a memorable and historic event. The proceeding was hosted by International Celebrity Comedian, Basket Mouth along with Nollywood Beauty Sensation and Actress, Juliet Ibrahim.
Meanwhile, back home on local soil Demarco has premiered the video for ‘Bad Gyal Anthem’ featured on the Promiscuous rhythm. The full visuals are available via his official Youtube channel (Youtube.com/demarcolife). This comes on the heels of his red hot single ‘Good Book’ clinching the top spot on five charts globally in the last month. Also fans of his online reality series ‘Talk Yuh Mind’ will be pleased as the new season premiered last week via Youtube.