Atunda entertainment group is one of the socio-cultural organization that is showcasing and promoting African culture and tradition through music to other part of the world with a view of enhancing socio-cultural relationship with Nigeria
In its bid to further strengthen the inter cultural relationship with Europe, the organization recently engage 3 talented music arts from Europe and arrangement is on top gear to formally launched them into African entertainment industry through music.
Ambassador Wanle Akinboboye, president Lacampaigne Tropicana and the initiator of motherland while introducing one of the new art Queen Afri Bee at the weekend at Lacampagne Tropicana, Resort Ikegun lekki said the idea is to add to the fold of atunda entertainment musicians from other part of the world with the intention of luring them African beat and music and adopt it as one of their business in their location.
He said the decision is geared towards the plan of French president Macron who is opening door of opportunities for African in Europe to unite and showcase their tradition and culture through a festival which he tagged ‘let them be‘
Akinboboye said three of the artists were contacted but one of them was able to make it to the country because others have engagement but will definitely would be in the country for the 2018 edition of African International Music AIM Festival orgarnize to enhance Africa’s unity through music
Speaking on the development, Shopie Assas whose stage name is Queen Afri Bee, said coming to Nigeria is like a dream come true, in an interview anchor by Wale Ojo Lanre, Associate Editor Nigerian Tribune Newspaper (Tourism) siaid “Coming to Nigeria is like a drama, it’s something I have been dreaming about and i thank God that it has come to fruition and I will forever be grateful to Atunda entertainment group for accepting me as one of their own.
‘ I am ready to work with the group, I have seen their performances in many countries of Europe and I love their style, I believe joining them will afford me opportunities to explore African music industry and at the same time initiate cultural exchange with Nigerians”
Queen Afri Bee a multitalented song writer, producer, builder and architect disclosed that she has been singing and writing music since age 13 and has never enjoy any beat like African beat ‘ Africa is the root of music and beat so coming here is like coming home to the root of music and beat which I believe will an interesting exposure’.
The French singer said “ apart from enjoying the beat, I have also been priviledge to learn new dancing steps and style which is more energetic that what I am use to over there, I love it and I enjoyed every bit of my staying in Nigerian which I am coming for the first time. Before the journey I had no idea of what I am going to meet or see but I came here because I believe I am going to meet a capable and responsible person and I have had a lot of good impression about Nigeria.”
Speaking on Let Them Be festival, queen afri bee said “ the festival is part of vision 2020 initiated by President Macron, which is purposely to give African in Europe and other part of. tge world a voice, in the entertainment world, a platform to showcase and promote their culture in the western world , and I will be involved I will use that occasion to also further promote atunda entertainment group. she said.