Friday, 1 January 2016


Kano City went ablaze on the 27th of December, 2015 when Bmeri Aboki hosted the maiden edition of HIPHOP CELEBRATION SEASON 1. It was an event that was jam packed with a lot of Kano City’s finest hiphop emcees. The show was supported by a lot of brands which included AREWA 24, Dala FM 88.5FM, Freedom Radio 99.5 FM,, Hausa HipHop, among others. The Red carpet started at exactly 3pm. A lot of celebrities graced the carpet with Arewa 24’s Nomiis Gee hanging out there to interview each of them. Radio stations OAPs, Bloggers among others were not left behind as there were a lot of paparazzi’s busy taking snap shots.
Artists at the event included BMERI ABOKI, NOMIIS GEE, RICQY ULTRA, DR PURE, JABOQI, SONICMAN, LIL TEAXY, DOUBLE TROUBLE, LIL MIGHTY, EDDY KOOL, MICFLAMER, NASIIM, IBRAHIM KAST, HAZY D’STAR, A-STYL, AHMAD IFAN, BELLO VOCAL, ICE-B(CHRONIC FANTASY), AB KAPON, FRAT 2 GREEN,G-FRESH among others too numerous to mention. Other notable guests at the occasion were HASSAN AUWAL (Presenter of Kano Music Express, Freedom Radio 99.5 FM), Rahma FM’s Staff, Representative from Kano Censors Board, Government functionaries and stakeholders.
The show began by 4PM when the MCs of the day Dabo Daprof of Naija Laugh Zone/Dabo FM 55.5 alongside Rahma FM’s O.A.P Dr Pure took up the centre stage. After introductions, jokes and announcement of Dr Pure’s wedding day, upcoming acts used the opportunity to thrill the crowd.

By 5PM, Double Trouble created a lot of trouble indeed with a scintillating performance. Up next was Lil Teaxy Danbahaushe who wasted no time in delivering his new single titled Kowa Ya Bi.
Nomiis Gee grabbed the Mic throwing up his popular hits Ghetto Superstar and Basu Feelings.
The host of the event all the way from Lagos State, Bmeri Aboki stormed the stage all dressed in a native black kaftan laced with babban riga and teasers. The crowd went into frenzy when he was introduced by the MC Dabo Daprof. He did throw a little freestyle before unleashing his trending song “MATATA” which the crowd sang in unison. He also performed “I came to party” before retiring backstage.

Next on stage was DR PURE who performed SLIP & SLIDING. Next was Dabo Daprof alongside AB KAPON and HAZY D”STAR as they performed their popular hit 3 KINGS
The crowd never saw it coming as the fun was just starting. Up next was Kano City’s finest Dub-Step Dancer, ICE-B (CHRONIC FANTASY) who dazzled the crowd with unimaginable steps. His body movement and unique twists got the crowd jeering and yearning for more.
Sonicman was next as he performed in his usual genre R&B. After his performance, Lil Mighty came on stage to also perform. Next was BELLO VOCAL.

It was now time past seven and the lights were on to lighten up the stage. The MC, Dabo Daprof introduced the Rapchiatrist and HipHop Therapist,RICQY ULTRA on stage. There was a loud ovation as he bounced on stage with a freestyle session. He dropped a nonstop mix of some of his popular songs likeDUNIYA BUDURWAR WAWA, JUST BOUNCE, WE THE BEST, IF I GET MONEY and RAPMETRICS 101. His lyrical display and stage attitude got emcees trooping onto the stage to back him up. Performing alongside RICQY ULTRA was DR PURE and ICE-B (CHRONIC FANTASY). It was so awesome that the crowd cheered at the end of his performance.

Back on stage was BMERI ABOKI. As the DJ dropped his popular song MUJI DADI, the fans took over the stage. The emcee couldn’t perform solo as the fans yelled and did a karaoke to the music. With a song more, BMERI finally thanked the crowd along with Nomiis Gee. The artist thanked the organizers most especially AREWA 24 for the coverage, the artists present and the fans all.
That was not all. K-ARROWZ was up next! The duo group performed their new song which was yet to be released titled GIDA. The song has BMERI on it. Trust me as the fans cheered to the performance by the emcees. After that, DABO DAPROF, RICQY ULTRA & AB KAPON joined them on stage to perform their smash hit BASU DA DAMA. It was so energetic that the crowd wondered were all the vibes were coming from. These emcees simply killed it!

There were final performances by A-STYL & HAZY D’STAR who rounded things up. It was a day to remember. GFRESH grabbed the mic and delivered some dope freestyle to finally quench the thirst of the speakers. The MC, Dabo Daprof thanked the fans and the event was declared closed by him.

Below are exclusive shots from the Red Carpet Event

Nomiss Gee Interviewing BMeri Aboki and his Manager(L)

Double Trouble, Ricqy Ultra and Nomiss Gee

Hazy D Star, Frat 2 Green and Nomiis Gee

Dr Pure, Amina (Rahma FM OAP) and Nomiis Gee

Dabo Daprof and Nomiis Gee

Mic Flamer with Nomiis Gee
Lil Teaxy, Jaboqi and Nomiis Gee

Mixter Bash, Ahmad Ifan, Sonicman and Nomiis Gee

Eddy Kool, Lil Mighty and Nomiis Gee

Bello Vocal with Nomiss Gee

(L-R) Ice-B, Ricqy Ultra and Yauzy backstage

A-styl taking a selfie with other artists backstage

Nomiis Gee with some of the artists at the event 

More pictures coming your way soon. Stay connected.

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