international music icons rock festival of global citizens
The Global Citizen Festival was held at the Black Star Square in Accra for the first time, and it was a captivating musical spectacle.
Usher Raymond, an American RNB icon, and his crew performed a masterwork of music and dance.
The British rapper Stormzy brought energy to the stage and was joined by Ghanaian artists Yaw Tog and Kwesi Arthur as they played the remix of “Sore,” a hit tune. It was an action-packed musical evening.
With fans jamming to their hit songs, famous Ghanaian artists like Stonebwoy, Sarkodie, and Gyakie put on some memorable performances.
It was an exciting night as Nigerian performers Tiwa Savage, Oxlade, and Pheelz made unexpected entrances at the event and joined Usher on stage.
Tems, a Nigerian Afrobeat musician, played at the six-hour-long music event, and SZA, an American singer, provided moments of contemplation to the audience as she sang her worldwide popular song “Broken Clocks.”
The goal of this year’s concert was to urge world leaders to do more to invest in the future of women and girls, address the global food crisis, and implement policies to alleviate extreme poverty.
As participants from all around the world watched these historic events, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo welcomed them all to Accra.
The African Prosperity Fund, which will support strategic and transformative initiatives on the continent in the fields of infrastructure development, education, health care, and technology, among others, was launched, according to President Akufo-Addo.
He claimed that by doing this, no nation will fall behind in the development objective.
A similar festival was hosted in Central Park in New York, and stars like Mariah Carey, Katie Holmes, and others took the stage there.