African Music Awards, launched in 2008 in London, has been on a marathon ever since exposing the diverse talents from the continent. This year, Ladybrillemag.com media friends Factory 78 bring us full coverage of the event held at Wembley Arena, London on October 15th, 2010.
Appearances by African artists Ees, Ragga Remi, Tamer Hosny, Kanya King (MOBO Awards Creator), Andre, JJC, King David, Fr3style, Kefee, Jay Jay, Napster. Enjoy the videos.
FACTORY78 is a popular online TV show and media channel promoting urban music and entertainment. Founded by DJ and Videographer Lanre Davies. Factory78 material is original, exclusive, and always directed, filmed and edited by Lanre Davies himself. Lanre, is a Nigerian-born, London-based DJ, bringing the sound of mainstream and underground African music to the UK and the world; as well as playing the best of Hip Hop, R&B and Soul from the UK and America. After studying Radio Broadcasting and Music Technology, Lanre worked at Voice of Africa Radio 94.3fm where he presented and produced several live radio shows. Working from his own studio in 2008, Lanre created the popular webshow, ‘Welcome to the Factory’, which provides a platform for up and coming artists who want to showcase their latest projects. Lanre started out solely hosting, filming, editing and broadcasting the show to the web. During the past two years Factory78 has seen constant growth, Lanre was happy to meet a like minded business man in Co-Anchor Sope. They have joined forces to expand and evolve the Factory78 brand.
Founded in 2007, Ladybrille® Magazine is a California based pioneer digital publication demystifying the image of Africans in the west through contemporary African fashion and celebrating the brilliant woman in business and leadership, with an emphasis on the African woman in the diaspora. Our coverage includes stories on capital, access to markets, expertise, hiring and retention, sales, marketing, and promotions.