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On April 30th, 2022, at the end of the Democracy Vibes Summit organized by Unchained Vibes Africa, a special edition of Freedom Vibes Series was hosted – the Freedom Vibes Poetry Concert. The concert brought together leading Nigerian spoken word poets for a convergence with Afro-pop musicians to promote freedom of expression. It featured the best of performance poets in Nigeria including Dike Chuwumerije, Sage Hassan, RezThaPoet, Iquo Diana-Abasi and the invigorating spirit of the fast rising Victory Ashaka.

Here are the highlights of the event.

A fast rising spoken word poet, Victory Ashaka opened the concert with electrifying performance 
DJ Valentino set the stage on fire with the conecrt headliners performing the best of their freedom vibes

 
RezThaPoet dazzled the audience with a solemn sound of guitar.

 
Sage Sammy Hassan, a premier figure in Nigeria’s spoken word and poetry performance engaged the audience with a piece of his work in Hausa language.
Iquo Diana-Abasi, a performance poet inspired citizens to get their Permanent Voter’s Card (PVC).

 
Dike Chukwumerijie performed three of his greatest works on democracy and got standing oviation.

 
Ruggedman, the concert’s guest artist, electrified the stage with energy and got the audience on their feet in excitement. 
Eedris Abdulkareem, the concert’s Chief Host thrilled the audience with both the original and an acappella versions of his popular hit songs “Mr Lecturer” and “Jaga Jaga”. 
A song, Peace and Unity, was performed by Mooh and the Exteem Dancers in honour of the victims of the #EndSARS movement.

The Artist of the Month award was presented to DJ Switch Switch in recognition of her outstanding role in the advocacy for good governance in Nigeria and the sacrifices during the #EndSARS campaign.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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