Adekunle Gold, YBNL’s rave of the moment hosted selected fans, brand executives and industry colleagues to a night of music at the beautiful Sky terrace, Oriental hotel, Lagos.
The music sensation who made this announcement on his Instagram page on August 3, did not disclose the venue of the event or the time in a bid to retain the exclusivity of the event.
Hosted by Cool Fm’s DO2tun, the listening party saw an array of performances from different acts including which include Simi, Tjan, Aramide, Falana, Byno, amongst others.
Adekunle Gold himself performed the entire track list of the GOLD album. The event also had lots of celebrities in attendance such as YBNL boss Olamide, Phyno, Praiz, Bez, Lil Kesh, Viktoh, Falz, Adunni Ade, Capt. Demuren, Toolz, Ebuka Obi Uchendu, Princess, Buchi, Ycee, BOJ, plus several others.
Gold has been in the lead since its release, with torrents of positive reviews drowning out the sound of the negative and powering it to the Billboard World Album Chart.
Gold case copies of the album were on display for purchase, and the accompanying album paintings took a position of prominence at the waiting area for guests who mingled and transacted business.
Simi was responsible for mixing and mastering 15 songs off the 16-track album. Her performance at the listening party was a medley of her hits, but she was to duet with Adekunle Gold on the album favourite, ‘No forget’.
Rita Dominic, others raise funds for Nollywood actor Leo Mezie Actress Rita Dominic has joined the campaign to raise funds for Leo Mezie, who is reportedly down with kidney failure.
According to several reports, the “Labista” actor who has been on weekly dialysis for a while now, is in need of 10million Naira for an immediate kidney transplant abroad.
Dominic and several other film practitioners including popular comic actor, Charles Inojie are requesting for donations from the public to save Mezie’s life.
The award-winning actress reposted an image from Inojie with pictures and a bio of the sick actor on Instagram calling on people for their assistance.
“My people, I’m here to plead again for my dear colleague Leo Mezie.. Please let’s give whatever we can to save this talented actor’s life.
God bless you all for standing by Nollywood always”, she wrote in the caption.
Inojie wrote in his original post: “Hello my instagram family, friends and fans all over the world. I ask of u most passionately to give ur widow’s mite to help a friend, brother and colleague (LEO MEZIE) who urgently requires a 10million naira medical intervention to stay alive.
“It sounds big, but where there’s a will they say, there’s a way. Together, we can make this happen. May the sacrificial reward of giving never elude any of us”.
Mezie who joined Nollywood in 2006, became popular after his role in the 2003 movie “Labista.” Mezie has featured in movies like “Close Enemy, “King’s Sleepless Night,” “Empty Throne” among others.

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