Drake, Bruno Mars & The Weekend Heading to Ghana For It 60th Independence Celebration?

Remember the proposed 20 Million Ghana Cedis budget for the celebration of Ghana’s 60th anniversary?… It has generated a buzz.

Well! Tales on the street has it that, Canadian American multiple awards top billing rapper Drake, singers Bruno Mars & The Weeknd will be touching down on the soils of the Republic of Ghana for the first time in their lives to shut down a pre-independence day concert on March 5, 2017 in the capital Accra as the country sets to clock 60 on 6th March.

This rumor was spotted out after the cost for the celebration was revealed by the head of state, mentioning GHC 20Million as the budget (READ IT HERE)… And I personally don’t think these three artistes can be included in the said 20 Million Ghana cedis as revealed; for just one of out the three mentioned act is worth more than Ghana’s independence budget.

Nanneonline Ghana at this point can’t confirm how spot-on this news concerning the mentioned international music acts heading to Ghana is. And I can tell Ghanaians can’t wait if it happens to be what it is.

The source of this anecdote stated “Accra Sports Stadium” is the targeted setting for the said Pre-Independence concert of Ghana’s 60th Anniversary. Organizers of this pre-independence concert weren’t revealed.

Let’s hope this is not a usual Rumor! I madly want to see Brumo Mars in particular.

Check Out Contents of Drake, The Weeknd & Bruno Mars Below.

Meet Drake

Famed hip-hop artist Drake was born to a mixed-race couple in Canada in 1986, and raised Jewish. He came to fame playing wheelchair-bound Jimmy Brooks in seven seasons of the popular teen soap Degrassi: The Next Generation. In 2006, Drake began circulating mixtapes of his raps, and signed a record deal in 2009. His hit songs include “Every Girl,” “Best I Ever Had,” “Money to Blow” and “Take Care.”

Meet The Weeknd

The Weeknd, originally Abel Tesfaye, broke into the music scene with the 2011 mixtapeHouse of Balloons. He went on to work with Drake, Wiz Khalifa and others, while building his own career as an artist. In 2015, the Weeknd enjoyed huge success with the albumBeauty Behind the Madness, which featured the hit single “Can’t Feel My Face.”

Meet Bruno Mars

Singer-songwriter Bruno Mars was born on October 8, 1985, in Honolulu, Hawaii. By the early 2000s, he had begun to find success by writing songs for popular artists, including K’Naan’s “Wavin’ Flag,” the theme song for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. After several years as one of pop music’s premier songwriters, Mars broke out as a singer in his own right with the 2010 hit “Nothin’ on You.” Other popular songs by Mars include “Just the Way You Are” (2010), “Locked Out of Heaven” (2012) and the Grammy-winning “Uptown Funk!” (2015).


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