African Queen crooner Innocent Idibia, best known as 2Baba in the Nigeria music industry along with other African superstar musicians will have their creative works exhibited today (Friday June 24) in the ‘Sounds of Africa’ musical exhibition organised by Black Entertainment Television (BET) in association with Grammy Museum.
The exhibit is aimed at showcasing and celebrating the unique diversity of African music.
Works of other African music acts such as Angelique Kidjo, Salif Keita, Mafikizolo and Ice Prince amongt would also be showcased.
These artistes who are also winners of Grammy awards and BET awards respectively, are being celebrated for their creative process as well as the art/ technology of their recording process.
The event will be on temporary display till the end of the year, 2016.
The exhibition will feature handwritten lyrics, costumes, and an array of rare musical instruments. Other legendary artistes on exhibition include Nigerian visual artist Laolu Senbanjo, Nigerian singer/ songwriter Sir Victor Uwaifo, and Congolese rumba singer/songwriter Tabu Ley Rochereau.
Located on the third floor of the Grammy Museum, the display is an extension of the 16th annual “BET Awards” and the 2016 BET Experience at L.A. LIVE.
Idibia and Ice Prince have in recent years blazed the trail in their musical careers and have been good ambassadors of Nigeria with several awards to their names.