The entertainment clan in Port Harcourt and its environs were taken by storm as Bayelsa State born Raggae Star, Timaya performed live at AY’s night of music and comedy held at the Hotel Presidential, Port Harcourt last Sunday.
The Egberi papa 1 of Bayelsa who thrilled the large crowd that turned out for the event with his hit songs including his latest, “we don show,’ expressed delight for the opportunity to perform in Port Harcourt after a long period.
The Lagos based dread locked star who was overwhelmed by his popularity among the fans disclosed that he was a very poor boy who hawked plantain in the streets of Port Harcourt, before he embraced music and today God has blessed him.
According to him, he is now rich and one of the raves of the moment in the Nigerian music industry with his music ruling.The airwaves, parties and other social events across the country.
He stressed that with God all things are possible. He therefore urged the ‘bad belle” people to struggle hard and pray for their own divine blessing instead of gossiping about his success and trying to pull him down. The reggae crooner said his fans should expect more hit songs from him in the shortest possible time.
Timaya also noted that the mammot crowd that attended the live show is a clear testimony that night life has returned to the garden city and the entertainment industry in the state is once more vibrant and with time Port Harcourt will take back the centre stage as the home of entertainment and showbiz in Nigeria.
Another wave making music star in Nigeria Terry G who fired up the night with his popular songs and energic performance was so excited with the crowd that he removed his wristwatch, and neckelace and threw them to the crowd. This was received by loud ovation and shouts of encouragement from the crowd.
The hiphop star who swayed the mammot crowd with is ‘swagger’ track at a point removed his shirt and the crowd went wild with excitement as they sang and danced along with him. he also gave out his VCD cassettes to some of the fans to show appreciation to them.
The crowd also had a swell time as they were entertained with rib cracking Jokes from seasoned comedians such Klint the drunk,’ I go die, I go save, AY, Gordons, Diplomatic Akas Baba – of Wazobia FM Port Harcourt, Frank, Sheyi love as well as Mr. Incredible who entertained the crowd with the rendition of songs from some popular artistes.
There was also performance from other uprising artistes, fashion show etc.
It was indeed a night of music, dance laughter as well as flitz and razzmatazz with the who is who in the entertainment industry in attendance while some top politicians and government functionaries were not left out.