Ghanaian Afropop singer, Fuse ODG is set to perform at the closing ceremony of the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON in Egypt.
The AFCON final is a West Africa – North Africa Affair as the Final game will be between Senegal and Algeria.
The final game will be played at the Cairo International Sports Stadium on Saturday July 19, 2019.
The occasion will be aired across over 50 Television Networks around the world. And it is estimated to yield over 200 million viewership.
Fuse ODG shared with his twitter followers that he will be performing at the closing ceremony.
It is confirmed that Fuse ODG and his team has touched down in Egypt.
“Touch Down Egypt with the team!! Happy to announce I’ll be performing at the closing ceremony for African Cup of Nations Finals. Me ready to rep! It’s a worldwide movement… #AFCON19#NewAfricaNation”
Nana Richard Abiona popularly known as Fuse ODG is an afrobeats artist, He is the founder of the empowering movement, TINA (This Is New Africa) that seeks to encourage Africans to take pride in their cultural heritage.
He is a British-Ghanaian rapper Fuse ODG made his name in the London rap scene after growing up in the U.K. capital Mitcham, South London.
In 2011, he collaborated with Ghanaian producer Killbeatz and female songstress Tiffany; to produce the sensational dance single “Azonto”. He is credited for taking the Ghanaian viral dance “Azonto” to the international scene. Azonto became a global sensation shortly after the collaboration. Lots of people worldwide joined the craze.
The Azonto song has over a million views on YouTube.
He has won the Urban Music Award for Best Afro-Beats Artist in 2012.
He is also the first U.K.-based artist to be nominated for the Ghana Music Award.
In March 2013, Fuse ODG holds the record of being the first Ghanaian musician in history reach the number one spot in the iTunes World Chart.