This weekend, the last six contestants in the third season of MTN Project Fame West Africa will have the rare opportunity to collaborate with some of Nigeria’s biggest pop stars. As the talent competition reaches the final stage, there would be no more elimination rounds only performance nights which will serve as a platform for the contestants to fine tune their stage craft and convince the voting public that they have what it takes to be this season’s winner. With that in mind, performing a duet with some of Nigeria’s brightest recording artistes will be a step towards the right direction.
It’s certain that this weekend’s performances will be a roller coaster. Omo Ibadan, Yetunde and Weird MC will be on stage hit to perform the smash hit Ijo Ya. Contemporary highlife sensation J. Martins is paired with Ochuko and together they will be performing If You Believe. Tolu will be singing Love Truly with first winner of Project Fame, Iyanya. Hip Hop World Award winner, Kefee and the petite bombshell, Chidinma will sing one of the biggest hits of last year, Kokoroko. The Ghanaian boy wonder Kesse will perform Don Blow with Timaya while eLDee and Eyo will sing the pop number Big Boy.
The line-up on paper looks amazing and one can only wonder and imagine what is going to happen this Saturday. It is most certain that this will be one of the most watched episodes of the talent competition this season so there is no reason on earth why you should miss it. You can catch this performance night as well as daily 30 minute episodes on the contestants living in the Academy on several TV stations all across the country.
This year, the winner of MTN Project Fame West Africa will walk away with N2.5M, a brand new Toyota RAV4 and a recording contract. With the highly popular music competition reaching its third season, the stakes are higher than before as the 1st runner up will win N1.5m and a Toyota Corolla while the 2nd runner up will go home with N1m and a Toyota Yaris. Besides the top four contenders ending up with monetary prizes, the first six contenders will have the great opportunity of working and recording with a great Nigerian producer as well as releasing a group track.