After months of intense and meticulous preparation, heavy publicity and feverish anticipation, American renowned rapper, Rick Ross will be storming the country this Friday, August 17, 2012 for Summer Jam Fest, a concert many have dubbed as the biggest concert of the year 2012.
Summer Jam Fest 2012 which will hold at the New Expo Hall, Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos is organized by popular magazine, St. Eve and will see the Florida native who made headlines with his debut album in 2006 titled ‘’Port of Miami’’ headline the music concert alongside rave of the moment West African musicians like Flavour, Azonto crooner, ODG Fuse, Terry G, Eva Alordiah. Respected DJ, Cool DJ Jimmy Jatt will be manning the turntable.
Already, fans of the American rapper have indicated that they cannot wait for the arrival of the God forgives, I don’tcrooner.
Tunji, a banker with a new generation bank while speaking on his eagerness about the concert said, “Rick Ross is a great rap artist. From his Port of Miami album to Deeper than rap through God forgives, I don’t, I have been following the phenomenon called Rick Ross; so you can imagine the excitement when I heard he was coming to Nigeria. Can’t wait to be at the concert.”
Speaking on the concert, a representative of St. Eve magazine said “Summer Jam Fest 2012 is geared to set the tone for an annual concert to promote health and proper lifestyle, and this year, some of the hottest Nigerian artists of the year will be performing alongside Rick Ross. St Eve Concepts aims to promote healthy living through music and entertainment.”
It will be recalled that Rick Ross released his fifth studio album God Forgives, I Don’t earlier this year and also collaborated with hit Nigerian duo P-Square on the remix of the well-known song “Beautiful Oyinye, a song that has dominated the airwaves since it debuted.
Rick Ross first made headlines with his debut album in 2006 titled ‘’Port of Miami’’ an album which debuted at the top spot on the Billboard 200 album chart, with sales at 187,000 units after its first week.