Nigerian rapper, Olamide marked the 4th edition of his annual concert – Olamide Live In Concert, tagged OLIC 4 on Sunday 17th December 2017 at the Teslim Balogun Stadium Surulere, Lagos.
The concert, which was powered by the Lagos State Government and the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, was the first time Olamide moved his concert to a stadium after headlining previous OLIC editions at the Eko Convention Center, Eko Hotels & Suites Lagos.
Olamide’s OLIC 4 concert had approximately 15,000 people in attendance – State Commissioners, Permanent Secretaries, Directors, Brand executives, Nigerian A-List celebrities all gracefully attended.
Riding on the success of the previous years, OLIC 4 enjoyed class act performances and choreography by top performers and upcoming artistes like:
- Phyno, Tiwa Savage, Baba Fryo, Daddy Showkey, Terry G, Olu Maintain, Durella,
- new vibes by Teniola, Efe, Mz Kiss, Temmie Ovwasa, Dele, MeReal, Ugly, Marvelous Benjy,
- MzKiss, TJAN, Ola Dips, Zoro, Fefe, Blackah, WavyTheCreator, Lach, Airboy,
- Musical sensational performances by Sound Sultan, Skales, Terry Apala, Ycee, Lil Kesh, Solidstar, Small Doctor, Viktoh, Reminisce, Skuki Iceberg Slim and Slimcase.
Comic relief at Olamide’s OLIC 4 concert was engineered by Woli Agba. While DJ Mewsic, DJ Real, DJ Enimomey and DJ Kentalky increased the tempo of different sound and vibes as the concert progressed with Ushbebe‘s spore on of the energetic crowd.
The event was co-hosted by Bash, with appearances from Jimmie Akinsola, Dotun, Ehiz and Shody.
Highlights of the night were Olamide’s headline performance, Zoro’s set with a masquerade and traditional cultural dancers, Ycee’s scintillating performance, Tiwa Savage doing what she does best, and many more.
Olamide’s OLIC 4 concert exceeded the expectations of many Lagosians with the efficient security measures put in place and the professional delivery of 2,500 security personnel from The Nigerian Police, The Nigerian Army, LASTMA, The Nigerian Civil Defense, The Lagos State Neighborhood Watch and private security agents.
Olamide Live in Lagos had a festival-like ambience with the provision of a Food court which had variety of fast food meals from notable brands along with a Beverage Village.
Fans at the ticketed concert could not curtail their excitement when towards the final stage of the concert, Olamide stormed the stage with his colourful and energetic dancers.
The uproar of screams increased as Olamide backed up by his band, rendered songs from his old and new album, before the anticipated appearance of Phyno as they jointly performed collaborated songs like ‘Fada Fada’.
The show ended with an ecstatic feeling from fans as Olamide finally performed the most anticipated hit song ‘Wo’.
Check out photos from the event below.