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2Baba Idibia has defined African hip-hop music with his unique voice and style for the past twenty years and his popularity just keeps growing / Photo: 2Baba/Facebook

2Baba Idibia kicks off Europe tour to celebrate 20 years in show business

Since 1999 when he emerged on the scene, 2Baba Idibia (aka 2Face Idibia) has defined African hip-hop music with his unique voice and style and his popularity just keeps growing.

2Baba – ‘the daddy of Nigerian hip-hop’, who went by the stage name 2Face Idibia until July 2014, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, record producer and entrepreneur.

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One could say that the 43-year-old Afrobeats legend, whose genres include R&B, hip-hop, reggae gospel and Afropop, has created his own unique musical style.

As an artiste, “Baba has received numerous awards in the music industry, including one MTV Europe Music Award, one World Music Award, one MOBO award and one KORA award. Reason enough for the singer to celebrate his career so far in the context of a ‘20 Years A King Europe’ tour / Photo: 2Baba/Facebook

 

As an artiste he has received numerous awards in the music industry, including one MTV Europe Music Award, one World Music Award, five Headies Awards (Hip-hop award), four Channel O Music Video Awards and one BET award for his musical work, four MTV Africa Music Awards, one MOBO award and one KORA award. Reason enough for the singer to celebrate his career so far in the context of a big tour.

From 28 August to 8 September, 2Baba will perform in 8 arena shows on the ‘20 Years A King Europe’ tour, which will take him to Berlin, Frankfurt, Essen, Zurich, Torino, Vienna, Goteborg and Malta.

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The Europe tour will begin in Malta on 28 August and end in Torino, Italy, on 8 September.

For Germany, 2Baba will headline the Nollywood Europe Golden Award in Frankfurt on 31 August and perform at the prestigious Columbia Theatre in Berlin on 1 September. On 7 September, he will return to Germany again to entertain his fans in Essen.

For the Berlin show, call +4915213006323 for direct ticket or go to Eventbrite and all online stores. For Frankfurt, go to http://nollywoodawards.com and for Essen, call +4915213550881.

Collins Obi

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