Photos & Video: Jojo Abot performs @ Times Square on New Year’s Eve

Ghanaian musician Jojo Abot started 2017 on a great note with a performance at Times Square (New York) in the United States of America on New Year’s Eve. Her...

Ghanaian musician Jojo Abot started 2017 on a great note with a performance at Times Square (New York) in the United States of America on New Year’s Eve.

Her performance was a part of the inaugural New Year, New Voices, a platform to further promote and launch the career of talented musical artistes who are not signed to major labels.

Abot performed To Li, a single off her FYFYA WOTO EP to cheers from the about a million people who witnessed the event.

It was broadcasted on three national Television stations, with an audience of a billion viewers tuned in around the world.

Times Square is a major commercial intersection and neighborhood in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue, and stretching from West 42nd to West 47th Streets.

The event was in collaboration with Global Citizen, a non-profit organization.

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Jojo Abot is a sultry Ghanaian electro soul singer who has captured the ears of discerning listeners worldwide with her hypnotic blend of electronica, afrobeat, jazz, house and reggae. She released her debut EP trusted tablets online FYFYA WOTO  in June 2015. It is a 4-song symphony of forbidden love that deals with the sacrifice it takes to wholly give one’s heart to another.
She sings in English and Ewe, and inspired by Fela Kuti, Savage Rose, SEEED, Israel Maweta, amongst others.
As an artist, Abot is a healthy dose of all things traditional, modern, colorful, fictional and true of our generation. She is a soul nostalgic about the past yet anxious for the future.
To her, the ultimate art is in living. With raw, honest, challenging and thought-provoking lyrics, Jojo’s voice enchants as it transports listeners to a world where stories of pain and struggle take on a beauty of their own without masking the harsh realities of life.

Abot performed at Diaspora Calling! headlined by Lauryn Hill at the King’s Theatre, Brooklyn, United States of America in April this year.

She also joined Hill on her “MLH Caravan: A Diaspora Calling! Concert Series” late last year.

click here By: livefmghana.com/Ghana/91.9FM

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