BET Award winner, Stonebwoy and veteran Ghanaian reggae icon Kojo Antwi, have been honoured alongside fellow artists, 2face Idibia, Davido, Hugh Masekela, Ice Prince Zamani, Yemi Alade, just to list a few.
The artistes were honoured by the GRAMMY Museum at the Sounds Of Africa Exhibition for their impact and contribution to the exhibition.
Sounds Of Africa was created and Launched in 2016 purposely to exhibit and celebrate the works of African artists at the GRAMMY Museum.
The exhibit features handwritten lyrics, costumes and rare instruments from artists including: GRAMMY Winner, Angelique Kidjo, 2Face Idibia, D’Banj, Davido, Hugh Masekela, Ice Prince Zamani, Kojo Antwi, Laolu Senbanjo, Salif Keita, Sir Victor Uwaifo, StoneBwoy, Tabu Ley Rochereau, Viviane N’Dour, Yemi Alade.
Sounds of Africa Exhibition Grammys 2 400×500 – Stonebwoy and Kojo Antwi Honoured by the GRAMMY Museum
According to Ava Hall, Vice President, BET International Programming and Brand Advancement, the BET Awards looks forward each year to recognize and applaud the work of the best musical artists from the continent of Africa as a part of the annual BET Awards.
“We’re thrilled to collaborate with the GRAMMY Museum to take inter-continental music celebration to new heights with the Sounds of Africa exhibit. We are beyond excited about this tribute to legendary, traditional and contemporary African music artists, and could not have asked for a better partner,” she added.
The GRAMMY Museum honoured and expressed their gratitude to Aval L Hall, Hadji Mamadi Kobele Keita, Tinika Edwards, Monde Twala and the BET International team for their time and dedication, as well as the artistes for their support to make the exhibit possible.
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Circa 2016. Created and launched the history making exhibit “Sounds of Africa” in partnership with the iconic @grammymuseum to celebrate the musical and philanthropic contributions of African artists. The first ever exhibit at the museum dedicated to African artists. The exhibit featured memorabilia and artifacts from 2Face Idibia, Angelique Kidjo, D’Banj, DavidO, Hugh Masekela, Ice Prince Zamani, Kojo Antwi, Laolu Senbanjo, Salif Keita, Sir Victor Uwaifo, StoneBwoy, Tabu Ley Rochereau, Viviane N’Dour, Yemi Alade. The exhibit was scheduled to stay up for 8 weeks, however, stayed for over a year❤️🙏🏾. #BearWithMeWhileIReminisce
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