Celebrated dancehall singer, Livingstone Satekla (Stonebwoy) has called on President of Ghana, Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House in Accra ahead of his December 28 gig, the BHIM Concert.
The meeting, which came off yesterday December 20, saw singer and head of state did not end with the former inviting Nana Addo to the concert slated for the Fantasy Dome, La –but also transcended to the state of Ghana’s creative arts space today.
The president not only endorsed the concert and the reggae genre an a highly “progressive” music form, but also praised Stonebwoy’s conduct as a celebrity, emphasizing that the “Top Skanka” needed to be encouraged.
On social media portal, Twitter, Nana Addo posted about the meeting, saying: ““Afropop, dancehall and reggae artiste, @stonebwoyb, “President of Bhim Nation”, was at Jubilee House a few minutes ago to invite me to his #FillTheDome Bhim Concert, which will take place on 28th December, 2018, at the Fantasy Dome.”
In like manner, Stonebwoy also expressed what a privilege the meeting was for him. ““I’m humbled and honoured Mr President. It was a refreshing conversation discussing the essence of the Creative Arts Industry and it’s impact on the overall development and image of country. God bless you. @nakufoaddo,” he posted.
A multiple-award-winner, Stonebwoy becomes the latest of a number of Ghanaian artists who have met with the president in recent times; Shatta Wale, Sonnie Badu, and rapper D-Black among other acts.
Ahead of the Fantasy Dome gig, Stonebwoy is slated to perform at Saminifest (tomorrow, December 22) at the Oxford Street -Osu, and Citi FM’s flagship December 2 Remember (D2R) concert. He also recently released Kpo K3k3, for which BABS-directed visuals have been outdoored.
Jamaican reggae group, Morgan Heritage are among guest acts for the BHIM Concert.