Finally, the organisers of Music Meets Runway (MMR) have announced artistes that will headline this year’s edition of the popular music and fashion show. Wizkid will lead a host of stars which include: Mpumi from South Africa, Sauti Sol from Kenya and Efya from Ghana. Other Nigerian stars to join Wizkid in gracing the stage with musical performances are Girl le o crooner, Patoranking, female DJ, DJ Cuppy, and Seyi Shay. Music Meets Runway is an annual fashion and music event which features fashion collections presented alongside live performances by popular music acts. It was established to create awareness for new talents and upcoming fashion designers, musicians, models, stylists and make-up artists to emerge and be fostered toward a future that otherwise may be out of reach. Music Meets Runway also aims to promote networking among fashion industry professionals, including educators, retail buyers, fashion journalists, trendsetters, tastemakers and consumers. The event, over the years, has grown to become a permanent staple in end-of-the-year-calendar-offering on Nigerian fashion and entertainment scene. 2Face Idibia, Neato C, Dbanj, Davido, Tiwa Savage, Iyanya, Basketmouth, Dr. Sid, D’Prince, Femi Kuti have all graced the stage in the last four years. Of particular mention is Davido, who performed publicly for the first time in Nigeria on the stage of Music Runway. Ever since then, he has risen to become a global export from the Nigerian entertainment industry to the world. The designers that will be strutting the runway with eclectic collection of designs are; Sunny Rose from Nigeria, Osei Duro from Ghana, KIkoromeo from Kenya, Kola Kuddus from Nigeria, Neville MAsondo from South Africa, and Mademoiselle Aglaia from Nigeria. This year, Music Meets Runway is expanding its frontier across the continent of Africa by including participation of many fashion and music stakeholders. Hence, the apt tag of ‘MMR African Edition’. The show is scheduled to hold at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos on December 23. MMR was recently endorsed by the Ministry of Tourism.
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