An Evening With Soyinka: Tunji Oyelana, D’Banj To Thrill Guests, As Glo Hosts Soyinka

imageLondon-based multi-award winning Nigerian musician, actor, folk singer and composer, Mr. Tunji Oyelana, is billed to lead an array of popular artistes to entertain guests at an event organised in honour of Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka by total telecoms solutions provider, Globacom.

The literary event entitled “An Evening with Wole Soyinka and Nigeria’s Young Literary Stars” is scheduled for next Friday at the Convention Centre of Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. It will also feature Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo (D’banj), Emmanuel Bezhiwa Idakula ( Bez) and Bolanle Austen-Peters (BAP) Productions revered for their Broadway musical drama. Footprints of David Art Academy will also be on hand to thrill guests at the literary event.

Uncle Oyelana’s albums were considered bestsellers by any Nigerian High Life musician and is one of the most listened to Yoruba musicians in history.

Among contemporary musicians, D’banj is reputed to be an outstanding performer, singer-songwriter and harmonica player whose works have earned him several music awards, the latest being the Evolution Award at the 2015 MTV Africa Music awards. D’banj has also won laurels for Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards, Artist of the Year at the MTV Africa Music Awards, Best International Act: Africa and Best-selling African Artist at the 2014 World Music Awards.

Multi-talented instrumentalist, singer-songwriter and composer, Bez, who plays “alternative soul,” a hybrid of soul, rock, jazz and R&B released his first album titled Super Sun in 2011. The album has the monster hit single, That Stupid Song and other soul-inspiring songs.

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