Swagz Avenue artist Priscilila Zawedde a.k.a Azawi is gearing towards putting up a fabulous performance during the MTV ‘Africa Day Benefit Concert At Home’ season 2.
Azawi ,it is believed that she among the most streamed artists in East African region so far and that we hope that is the reason why she was selected among the many Ugandan artists.
The show that will be happening today May 25th 2020 on the MTV Base YouTube account and Viacom CBS Networks will be hosted by America’s actor and artist and Idris Elba.
The two-hour concert that will stream on MTV Base platforms will have performances from the continent’s new top acts from Tanzania,South Africa ,Nigeria ,Ghana ,Ivory coast ,kenya among others.
The other Ugandan to feature on the show will be rapper Fik Fameica who also this pandemic year has proven to be among the trending new Africa acts and was listed among the 100 new African artists to show out for in year 2021 by BBC Africa.
The intention of the show is to raise funds for COVID-19 relief efforts in Africa and all proceeds from the event will go towards the health and nutritional needs of families most affected by the crisis. And also will shine a light on the strides in innovation by Africans ,those who are redefining the narrative of the continent ,exchange of music ,creativity and cultural ideas.
At the moment, it is reported that over 2,900 deaths have been confirmed across the continent due to the spread of the novel Coronavirus, with almost 89,000 cases confirmed.
The good news, however, is that over 34,000 have recovered. Many countries have extended the lockdown, while some are slowly easing on the restrictions.