Freddy Meiway for African Legends Night

Freddy Meiway for African Legends Night

One of Africa’s finest music act, Freddy Meiway, is set to thrill his fans in Ghana once again to some eclectic performances when he headlines this year’s African Legend Nights which is expected to come off at the Banquet Hall, State House on Saturday, September 26.


The event, which has in the past given old folks the opportunity to wine, dine and reminisce the old times  will also feature highlife legends, Amakye Dede and Gyedu Blay Ambolley, Akosua Agyepong and Trigmatic.

According to the organisers, Global Media Alliance, Freddy Meiway, who is best known for his Zoblazo dance moves which made waves in Ghana in the 90s, is ready to “put the old times on wheel”.


At a press launch recently, Director of Global Media Alliance, Edwin Amankwah said, “We are proud to say that African Legends Night is now a brand that lives in the hearts and on the minds of many who believe in the rich culture and heritage of African music.

“With Meiway on bill and assistance from reputable artistes in the country, this year’s event will give patrons a lifetime experience”.

The Chief Executive Officer of Kasapreko Company Limited, Richard Adjei, whose outfit is collaborating with Global Media Alliance also stated,  “Celebrating authentic and original music from our roots as Africans is the passion of Kasapreko. This is what our brand stands for, to champion our African culture and traditions.

Real name, Frederic Desire Ehui, Meiway is credited for pioneering the famous Zoblazo dance when he released his debut Ayibebou album in 1989 with his group, Zo Gang.

Other albums he has to his credit are 200% Zoblazo, Hold Up, Extraterrestre, Golgotha and 9ème Commandement.

His musical career which has span over two decades has earned him reputable awards including a Best Regional Artist Award at the first annual African Music Awards in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1996.

Meiway also received official recognition for his talent at the Tamani Awards (presented as part of the International Music Festival in Mali) in 2005 where he walked home with the Best Ivorian Artist of the Year.

He is also a recipient of many KORA awards where he has won the Best Artiste in West Africa, Best Arranger, Best Video, among others.

Notable performers who have in the past graced the stage of the African Legends Night are Hugh Masekela, Femi Kuti, Steve Bedi and Ben Brako.

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