Award winning Radio Presenter, DJ Advicer of Happy FM has been billed as the official DJ to treat patrons with good music at Vodafone African Legends Night at the Banquet Hall State House in Accra on September 30.
According to Global Media Alliance (GMA), organizers of the annual music event, DJ Advicer who is known in real life as Isaac De-Graft Danquah has the experience to put patrons on the dancing floor.
DJ Advicer has won numerous awards including Highlife DJ and Music Promoter of the Year at the just ended Ghana DJ Awards.
Meanwhile Congolese music legend, Kanda Bongo Man, will headline the 2017 edition of Vodafone African Legends Night.
Born January 1, 1955, Kanda Bongo Man’s music career took off in full flight after moving to Paris in 1979 where his music started to incorporate elements of then-vibrant zouk music. His first solo albums, “Iyole” in 1981 and “Djessy” in 1982, were instant hits.
The Congolese singer, known for the structural changes, is widely credited for revolutionizing ‘soukous’ music by encouraging guitar solos after every verse and even sometimes at the beginning of the song.
His form of ‘soukous’ gave birth to the popular ‘Kwassa Kwassa’ dance rhythm where hips move back and forth while the hands also move to follow the hips.
Kanda Bongo Man is expected to mount the stage of African Legends Night alongside other Ghanaian music legends to thrill audience to some of his popular songs from his celebrated albums of Kwassa Kwassa, Amour Fou among others.
Last year, the show witnessed great performances from Yvonne Chaka Chaka who collaborated with her ‘daughters’ Becca, Wiyaala and eShun on stage and was spiced up by the robotic Akosua Agyapong, the Kpanlogo man Amandzeba Nat Brew and the smooth taker Nana Tuffour.
Over the years, African Legends Night has celebrated musical icons. Notable performers include South Africa’s legend and first headliner Hugh Masekela, Femi Kuti, Freddy Meiway, Gyedu Blay Ambulley, Amakye Dede, Ghanaian ace Saxophonist Steve Bedi, Ben Brako as well as a blend of artistes across Africa.