After months of anticipation, the Black Star Square in Accra was lit up on January 6.
As advertised, the line-up for the Black Star Line festival was a mixed bag of international and local acts who took turns to electrify their fans.
Friday night saw over 50,000 revelers gather at the iconic site for the biggest music festival of the year hosted by Chance The Rapper and Vic Mensa.
T-Pain, Sarkodie, Erykah Badu, Jeremih, Tobe Nwigwe, Olu of Earthgang, M.anifest, Asakaa Boys, NSG among others thrilled fans.
Today, The Culture Joint brings you highlights of all the performances below.
🔥I’m personally excited about how the Asakaa Boys are cashing out this season. Here’s a portion their showdown at #BlackStarLineFestival last night. Certified crowd movers!🇬🇭 pic.twitter.com/oZxE40eO2a— Kenneth Awotwe Darko (@TheKennethDarko) January 7, 2023
🇺🇸American rapper of Nigerian descent,@TobeNwigwe tore up the #BlackStarLineFestival with his wife. 🤰🏽Now I can’t make this up, Fat is due to deliver in 3 months but that didn’t stop her energy.— Kenneth Awotwe Darko (@TheKennethDarko) January 7, 2023
Wow! Speechless! pic.twitter.com/9vwkay5Bxq
🇬🇭#BlackStarLineFestival: You’d imagine that after countless 🎶‘All I do Is Win’ at events, the hook may sound stale. But watching the crooner himself, T-Pain (@TPAIN) do it felt surreal. Great showman!— Kenneth Awotwe Darko (@TheKennethDarko) January 7, 2023
He still got it for me!🔥 pic.twitter.com/nTRqqFrN54
🇬🇭Highlife veteran and founder of famous Okukuseku International Band, Abrekyireba Kofi Sammy was honoured at the #BlackStarLineFestival. The 82-year-old happens to be the uncle of the festival’s co-founder @VicMensa. Emotional moment for me! pic.twitter.com/6yJHV00bmi— Kenneth Awotwe Darko (@TheKennethDarko) January 7, 2023