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2Face Idibia, Iyanya, Davido, Tiwa Sawage & a Host of Stars Usher in 2013 at the Biggest New Year’s Eve Party in Africa! Photos from the Star/LASAA Lagos Crossover Concert

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The much talked about Lagos Crossover Concert has come and gone, leaving behind memories that will linger for a very long time. Organized by the Lagos State Signage and Advertisement Agency (LASAA), it was the very first of its kind and, with Nigeria’s premium lager beer, Star, stepping in as a major sponsor of the programme, much was expected from the concert which was held on 31st December 2012, the eve of the New Year.

It wasn’t just about ending the outgoing year in grand style, it was also about ushering in the New Year in a unique way.  The event featured more than 15 electrifying musical performances from some of the biggest names in the Nigerian music industry including 2Face Idibia, Iyanya, Olamide, Davido, Banky W, Tiwa Sawage, Omawumi, D’Prince , MI, Brymo, Dare, W4 and a host of others.

I.K of the Big Brother Africa fame, Ariyike AkinbobolaQuest and Oreyi Keyo, who anchored the event, also did their bit to ensure that the Lagos Crossover Concert was a success. The concert brought to a climax a 10-day celebration at the Star Mega City, located within the Eko Atlantic City which saw many upcoming artistes and comedians, as well as the more established entertainers performing.

Other artistes that performed at the event included the 2012 winners of Star Quest – Crystals, Kel, Solid Star, DRB, Tunde Ednut, Orezi, Omo Akin, Pheel, Reminiscence, Eva, Flow Sick and others.

The high point of the event was the dazzling display of fireworks that came once the clock struck 12am. The night lit up with the brilliant fireworks as the audience wished themselves happy New Year.

According to Yusuf Ageni, the Corporate Adviser of Nigerian Breweries Plc., the Lagos Crossover Concert was a unique way of saying goodbye to the old year and ushering in the New Year. “It’s been quite a year for Nigerians, as well as Star, Nigerian’s premium lager beer. Just as Nigeria is still forging on, in spite of all the challenges she has had to go through, Star is also moving on to greater heights. That was why we decided to partner with Lagos State to say goodbye to the wonderful moments of 2012 and welcome 2013 with a positive outlook,” Ageni stated.

Check out photos from the event!

2Face Idibia

Tiwa Savage

Dammy Krane

Eva

Solid Star

Banky W

Skales

D’Prince

Burna Boy

Brymo

M.I

Omawumi

Tunde Ednut

Dare Art-Alade & MoEazy

W4

Davido

JJC

Iyanya

Kel

 

The Hosts

 

The Fans


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Adeola Adeyemo is a graduate of Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from University of Lagos. However, her passion is writing and she worked as a reporter with NEXT Newspaper. She believes that anything can be written about; anything can be a story depending on the angle it is seen from and the writer's imagination. When she is not writing news or feature articles, she slips into her fantasies and creates interesting fiction pieces. She blogs at www.deolascope.blogspot.com

22 Comments

  1. loo

    January 4, 2013 at 3:27 pm

    BAD ANGLE PICTURE FOR THE FEMALE PICTURES , COULDN’T THE PHOTOGRAPHER DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT

  2. Ayodeji. R

    January 4, 2013 at 4:01 pm

    First time I heard of this, reminded me of the New Year’s Eve show held in Times Square, New York every year. Well done Lagos, Looks like everyone had a blast including the artistes. And oh, it was held at Eko Atlantic but there was no talk of trekking. Imagine that. LOL. Big ups to Lagos.

  3. giwa aminat abiola

    January 4, 2013 at 4:10 pm

    interesting

  4. iamfascinating

    January 4, 2013 at 4:16 pm

    nice, Tu-face seems to be like fine wine,
    thestunninglady.blogspot.com

  5. Dr. Dayo

    January 4, 2013 at 5:16 pm

    This concert was in a league of its own, big ups to LASG. I was initially apprehensive about going for a free show in Lagos but had a swell time at the end of the day. Crowd and vehicular control was amazing while security was airtight! At the end of the day its good logistics that make a good show and not just a fab artiste line up.

  6. Maury

    January 4, 2013 at 5:56 pm

    Did anyone see OLAMIDEs TShirt? it says Newyork City but has London landmarks and buses on it chaiiiiii Abakaliki things

    • shawntee

      January 4, 2013 at 9:53 pm

      Lmao …. nice 1

    • Dee-USA

      January 5, 2013 at 2:59 am

      I had to go back up to scope it out……..As in, major f- up with Aba things.lol

    • Boobsis

      January 5, 2013 at 5:42 am

      Global village TINZ!

  7. ola

    January 4, 2013 at 6:01 pm

    tiwa savage on point all the time… hmmmmmmmmmmm ….

    gistyinka.com

  8. kemi

    January 4, 2013 at 6:37 pm

    What is wrong with kel? I dont like her looks these days

  9. My Opinion

    January 5, 2013 at 6:12 pm

    Tiwa Savage killed it. 2013 will be even bigger for you my sexy Diva

  10. tee

    January 5, 2013 at 11:10 pm

    iyanya looks like he wants to do the no 2. ……………..LOL

  11. merry xmas BN readers

    January 6, 2013 at 4:13 pm

    Leave Olamide. Alone,wetin carry ur eyez to do dat kan Survey? We luv his ghetto life

  12. tybay

    January 7, 2013 at 2:51 pm

    See kel’s inner thigh. Very dark compared to the lighter parts of her body

  13. babious

    January 7, 2013 at 4:32 pm

    [email protected],just my thought. love the red/pink ankle boots and the girl sitting, whoever she is. Tiwa,luv ya but those pants ain’t working for ya. tuface as usual,forever young but ur personality still stinks.

  14. Scarlet Xianne

    January 7, 2013 at 5:00 pm

    Omawunmi and her thunder thighs.
    Kel,but why?
    The guys in sleeveless, pls pls pls I do not want to see ur sweaty underarms.

  15. pade

    January 7, 2013 at 5:14 pm

    Tiwa Savage covering are thighs for once looks interesting i prefer are this way.surprised to know that Banky W still dey sing.

  16. emeka

    January 8, 2013 at 8:37 pm

    no b d atlantic city dbanj do kokoconcert? guys trek 4 dbanj concert,dem no trek 4 dis newyear show ni?

  17. brandigest

    January 9, 2013 at 5:12 am

    Kel please hit the Gym…. Brymo and MI looked like upcoming artistes.

    brandigest.wordpress.com

  18. bubblybliss

    January 17, 2013 at 12:59 pm

    Skales floral ‘blouse’…

  19. david

    January 25, 2013 at 11:14 am

    this is jjc needs to go rehab, dressing so annoying

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