It was an amazing night of live and good music, great palm wine, and happy people when the soul artist Abiodun (formerly known as Don Abi), the Afro-fusion composer and guitarist, Salvador Sango, Chidinma Ekile popularly known as Ms. Kedike and the 13-man Bantu live band at the Freedom Park, Onikan,[…]
Bantu invites you to the 25th edition of Afropolitan Vibes. This month’s show will feature Afro-pop singer CHIDINMA, Afro-funk & soul artist ABIODUN and Afro-fusion composer & guitarist SALVADOR SANGO all sharing the stage with the 13 piece BANTU collective.
“The band was playing a rhythm influenced by rumba or calypso. And Ade Bantu was sonorously singing, “Wave your weaves in the air/show the world you’re a Lagos Barbie” when a lady from the audience got on the stage. Backing the crowd, she shook her hips. Someone from the crowd[…]
We are happy to launch the cover art of the August issue of the free Afropolitan Vibes Magazine- our very own adaptation of the entertainment page of a 1970’s copy of the Daily Times Newspaper. In those days, people didn’t have to look far to find a live music venue[…]
“A colonial-era prison in Nigeria’s main city, Lagos, has turned into a leisure and arts centre representing freedom, writes the BBC’s Will Ross. A major musical highlight in Lagos is the monthly Afropolitan Vibes show at Freedom Park. It is a chance for lovers of live music – no artificial,[…]
The concert Afropolitan Vibes, hosted monthly by BANTU, was recently featured in the UK Guardian. We’re glad to see the movement getting some international press. “The monthly Afropolitan Vibes night aims to revive a spirit of rebellion. “Until recently, we artists would all have to meet in Europe – we’d[…]