It was the first African event in the UK to sellout a 5,000+ capacity venue with over 3,000 people attempting to get last minute tickets at the venue.
What are we talking about?
The 2011 Afrobeats Festival which took place at the Apollo Hammersmith in London on the 28th of August 2011.
With superstar duo P-Square, Ice Prince, Basketmouth, Elenu, JJC & Big Boyz All Starz, DL, May7ven, Bibs and rave of the moment – Wizkid.
The event was hosted by DJ Abrantee.
Special guests at the event included MOBO CEO Kanya King, Head of MTV Africa Alex Okosi and Ex-Governor Lagos State Bola Tinubu. The Afrobeats Festival was organized by Cokobar, Phoenix Media and Smade in association with Choice FM. Sponsored By Star Lager, Western Union and Vectone Mobile.
For those who missed the event and those who attended and simply want to revisit the experience, check out these exclusive photos from the event by ERXON.
Photography by ERXON
BellaNaija.com was a media partner for the 2011 Afrobeats Festival