A star-studded list of Africa’s top artists has been named to perform in Africa Day Benefit Virtual Concert hosted by Hollywood actor and musician Idris Elba.
Elba, who was diagnosed with coronavirus in April will share on his journey to recovery, to shine a light on the African continent.
The online concert is being held to celebrate the African Union which was established on May 25, 1963, to fight colonialism.
The humanitarian concert will help raise funds to help children and families in Africa that are affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, with the World Food Programme and UNICEF who are supporting COVID-affected communities across Africa.
Here is the list of stars named to light up the event: Davido (Nigeria), Burna Boy (Nigeria), Bebe Cool (Uganda), Busiswa (South Africa), Adekunle Gold (Nigeria), C4 Pedro (Angola), Reekado Banks (Nigeria), M.anifest (Ghana), Niniola (Nigeria), Salif Keita (Mali), DJ Maphorisa & KABZA De Small (South Africa) and Toofan (Togo), Angelique Kidjo, AKA, Diamond Platnumz, Fally Ipupa, Nasty C, Sauti Sol, Sho Madjozi, StoneBwoy, Teni, Tiwa Savage and Yemi Alade.
Other special guests include comedian Trevor Noah, reigning Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi, renowned American actor Omari Hardwick, American rapper and actor Ludacris, multiple award-winning artist Sean Paul, R&B singer Anthony Hamilton, UN Goodwill Ambassador and actress Nomzamo Mbatha, multi-talented rapper and actor, Fat Joe and leading actor Winston Duke.