Rapper Edem headlined the this year’s Great Volta Carnival and Peace and Unity Concert which came off on Saturday November 26 at the Jubilee Park (Ho) in the company of Edem, Kaakie, Stonebwoy among others.
As part of his performance, he led the over 10, ooo fans gathered in an unpresedented which may well be credited with the one involving the most people.
Believed to have been started by students in Florida on October 12, the Mannequin Challenge is a viral Internet video trend where people remain still like mannequins while a video is recorded, usually with Rae Sremmurd’s “Black Beatles” as backdrop. The hashtag #MannequinChallenge has been used for popular social media portals such including Twitter and Instagram.
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Kicking off with a street carnival procession at 6 pm, and followed by a display of over fifty cultural troupes and homegrown stars, the concert was crowned by a grand music concert from 7 pm, where the BET laureatte and Volta native, together with Edem, Kaakie, Ebony, Klala, as well as Hipline veteran Reggie Rockstone thrilled the enormous crowd.
The concert is the first of it’s kind, and organisers intend for it ti be an annual event.