D’banj, Nigerian Afropop, R&B, and pop musician will perform in Heidelberg on 3rd September 2016.
D’banj has won several music awards, including the awards for Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2007, Artist of the Year at the MTV Africa Music Awards 2009, Best International Act: Africa at the 2011 BET Awards, Best-selling African Artist at the 2014 World Music Awards and Evolution award at the 2015 MTV Africa Music Awards.
D’banj is best known internationally for his 2012 summer hit “Oliver Twist”, an uptempo dance fusion of Afrobeat and electronic dance music that topped the African charts 2011 and was a top 10 hit in the UK singles chart in 2012 reaching No. 2 on the UK R&B chart.
According to T.I.N Magazine, D’banj is ranked to be the richest solo musician in Nigeria.
For the show in Heidelberg D’banj will be backed by DJ Doggy D (The Five Star General); DJ Rabba (The Magic Fingers of the East), DJ Aisher (The Incredible and Undisputed Turntable Goddess); Rapper Rico Green (MC Representing NY) and Cassy Nyemba (Special Act-Dancehall Queen).