Singer Bahati is set to represent Kenya at the Africa Day Concert 2021, which will be hosted by Golden Globe and SAG winner, Idris Elba on May 25 in Johannesburg South Africa.
The concert, sponsored by MTV and Youtube, aims at raising funds to support families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic by bringing superstars together.
The event will be virtual and will feature some of the most dynamic up-and-coming artists from the Diaspora, unveiled in the weeks leading up to Africa Day.
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Bahati, who will be the only Kenyan artist on the list, took to social media to share the news saying:
“Another win Your Boy Bahati is International Now ⭐ The Only Kenyan Artist Performing at #AfricaDayConcert 2021 Happening in South Africa Brought to you by @MtvbaseAfrica and @Youtube Hosted by @IdrisElba ⭐ I am Humbled to Be Representing My Country 🇰🇪🇰🇪🇰🇪 JO’BURG SEE YOU TOMORROW !!!,” he posted on Instagram.
Sauti Sol represented Kenya at the inaugural of the event in 2020.
The virtual concert will be a Pan African event that will see artists perform on multiple stages from Lagos to Johannesburg and will be streamed on MTV and Youtube.
“I’m committed to shining a light on African culture, heritage and the arts. During a year when globally we have all had to reflect deeply on our purpose, I’ve taken inspiration from the continent with its diversity of voices, creativity and innovation. Here’s to Africa’s Next Global Wave,” said Elba.