Who Wants To See Beyonce And Jay-Z Again In Nigeria?
Yes! Beyoncè and Jay-Z will be headlining the Global Citizen Festival this December in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Global Citizen Festival is a free concert that rallies celebrities, politicians and global leaders with the aim to end extreme poverty.
The festival, which has held in New York, London, Mumbai and Montreal is heading to South Africa.
Apart from Beyoncé and Jay-Z, the star-studded line-up includes: Ed Sheeran, Usher, Chris Martin, Pharrell Williams and Nigerian artiste - Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, and Femi Kuti.
The festival is the culmination of Global Citizen's "Mandela 100" campaign, which is done in partnership with the House of Mandela; a series of global events held to honour the life and legacy of the legendary Nelson Mandela in his centenary year.
Global Citizen aims to rally $1 billion to help end poverty and hunger, promote good health and well-being while providing quality education and promoting gender equality.
What better way to get people involved in a good cause than to entice them with global stars.
So when would Beyonce and Jay-Z come to Nigeria?
Maybe it may never happen suggests music promoter and artiste manager, Kcee Oguejiofor.
"South Africa is a brand, even Cape Town is a brand even though crime rate is high. In Nigeria we are confused. It's just individuals pushing their brands by themselves. It's just Wizkid and Davido pushing themselves.
"In South Africa they push brands like Nelson Mandela. He was not the only one that fought for the freedom of South Africa during apartheid, but they put him in front and used him as a brand to represent their hopes, dreams and aspirations.
"If Nigerians can use Fela Kuti, Oliver De Coque, Wizkid or Davido as brands for the country, and have tangible causes that have global impact, maybe Beyonce and Jay-Z could come to Nigeria, until then we are a confused country", he added.
Do you want Beyonce and Jay-Z to come to Nigeria?