Nigerian Afrobeats artiste, Mr. Eazi has been named as one of the artistes to perform at a Tidal annual benefit concert next month.
Dubbed ‘Tidal X Brooklyn,‘ proceeds from the event will be donated towards natural disaster relief and recovery.
Jay Z, Jennifer Lopez, DJ Khaled, Chris Brown, Cardi B, Fat Joe, Remy Ma, Vic Mensa, Rapsody, Yo Gotti and Kranium are some of the artistes expected to perform on the night.
The event will be held on October 17, 2017 at the Barclays Center, United States of America. It will be hosted by Angie Martinez.
Mr. Eazi is a Nigerian Afrobeats artiste born Oluwatosin Oluwole Ajibade.
He was born in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, and received his elementary and secondary education in Lagos, Nigeria.
Eazi is a product of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and Coventry University with a MSc degree in Engr/Management.
He gained mainstream attention in Ghana with his song ‘Bankulize produced by DJ Juls, and has collaborated with the likes of Sarkodie, Pappy Kojo and Efya.
His other hits include Skin Tight, Anointing, HollUp and Shitor.
Eazi was excluded from the 2016 Ghana Music Awards even though he had a good year. Organizers of the award scheme claimed he could not be nominated he is not Ghanaian.
He was awarded the WAMVA Special Recognition Award by WatsUp TV in the same year, and currently signed to WizKid’s StarBoy Worldwide label.
Eazi won the Prestigious Next Rated Act at The 2016 Headies, and Best New Artiste of the Year at the Inaugural Soundcity MVP Awards/Festival 2016.