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BN Exclusive:Tuface, Timaya, Banky W, Timi Dakolo, Tosin Martins, Omawumi, Sasha, MI & Cobhams rise for Inspire Africa



Top Nigerian music talent: Tuface, Timaya, Banky W, Timi Dakolo, Tosin Martins, Omawumi, Sasha & MI have come together to record a song for Mo Abudu’s Inspire Africa Foundation. The song, ‘Save the World, Save the Child’ was produced by the multi-talented Cobhams Asuquo. Comparisons can be drawn to the world famous ‘We Are The World’ but this song is distinctly Nigeria as it addresses various plights of Nigerian children. All the artistes along with Asa, 9ice, Carl Thomas, D’Banj and Donnell Jones also performed at the Inspire Africa benefit concert last week. The concert was supported by the Lagos State Government and UNICEF.

All proceeds from the song and concert will be donated to programmes for Nigerian street children.


  1. JNY

    February 7, 2009 at 8:39 pm

    do you have anything against Asa? she cancelled most of her engagement to be at the concert. i think she is worth been mentioned, what do you think?

  2. Lake-an

    February 7, 2009 at 11:00 pm

    I totally agree, let’s not segregate…celebrate!

  3. ladi

    February 8, 2009 at 12:28 am


  4. Beezaun

    February 8, 2009 at 4:16 am

    if u click on the poster you can clearly see all the artiste performing!!
    i’d like to see Dbanj in concert again!!he is such an entertainer
    Asa is way too cool…i love 9ice too!!!
    i HOPE the proceeds really goes to the right place o!

  5. S

    February 9, 2009 at 10:11 am

    this concert was a damn waste of N100k!!! wasnt impressed at all!!

  6. Dame

    February 9, 2009 at 12:47 pm

    The song is nice but not original. Why do they have to repeat phrases from their original songs or even use “we are the world” anywhere in the song?

  7. plomo

    February 9, 2009 at 4:12 pm

    100K..mehn.. u naija folk know how to shell out money o..anyway they said its for charity abi?ok now

  8. Cynthia A

    February 9, 2009 at 5:45 pm

    Nigerians, you guys are doing BIG things! I ADMIRE all your positive and innovative ways…Keep doing what you are doing and hopefully the rest of the African continent will follow on your footsteps….You inspire me so much all of y’all. HEADS UP!

  9. Ronami Egirani

    February 9, 2009 at 9:23 pm

    the song is very nice and sounds very original, so what if they used we are the world a few times. And how can anyone say shelling 100k for a good cause is a waste?

  10. ako

    February 10, 2009 at 1:13 am

    Nice song. Is it on itunes?

  11. Christopher

    February 11, 2009 at 9:56 am

    the song is cool and I believe the proceeds will go to the right place , Mo is a great woman. she is doing so well!

  12. Carl

    February 12, 2009 at 8:33 pm

    Nigerians Will always be Nigerians….. You do not like anything good. Why speak evil about the song you all if e easy go sing your own song make we see as e go dey….. Na only mad men go buy am….. me i don talk my own. Abi e get were dem say we must show ourself

  13. Boondock

    February 13, 2009 at 7:51 pm

    Please, the song is original, nobody I repeat, nobody owns that phrase “We are the world”…I’m sure our parents and grandparents have been using that phrase long b4 MJ…plus wat repeat phrases do u hear other than “Unu ge gbum madu”…besides there is nothing wrong with is like saying b’cos I use the phrase “Let’s get together” in one song, I cannot use it in another…abeg

  14. june

    February 24, 2009 at 10:55 pm

    luvvly song go niga

  15. djsilvnto

    March 16, 2009 at 8:37 pm

    naija is good
    you are traing

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