Naeto C and M.I at the Hennessy Artistry theme song recording
The highly anticipated first-of-its-kind collaboration between hip hop superstars M.I and Naeto C, on the theme song for the 2012 edition of Hennessy Artistry, is now done and ready for release.
After several weeks of working long hours in the studio, this year’s Hennessy Artistry headliners are now ready to present the final cut to eager waiting fans across Nigeria.
The Hennessy Artistry 2012 theme song is the first collaboration as a duo by the hip hop heavyweights who have both remarkably influenced the development of hip-hop culture in Nigeria and across the rest of Africa.
All those who have been waiting can now look forward to Friday August 3, when the track premieres on The Beat FM 99.9 in Lagos, as well as on Notjustok.com and BellaNaija.com. Hennessy fans will be able to download the track on the Hennessy facebook page : www.facebook.com/HennessyNigeria. Trace TV
will also be airing an exclusive behind the scenes look at M.I and Naeto C’s time in the studio.
The release of this year’s theme song marks the beginning of an exciting and unforgettable Artistry experience for lovers and fans of the popular music platform courtesy of Hennessy Cognac. “It’s been fun, so much fun, creating this great song, which will without a doubt be in popular demand on radio stations and clubs across the country. With me and my brother, Super C, Naeto C on this year’s Hennessy Artistry project, fans should expect only the best!” M.I says.
The Hennessy Artistry 2012 theme song was produced by popular music producer, Tee-Y Mix, with close supervision by M.I and Naeto C. The track will premiere on The Beat 99.9 FM’s Midday Show on Friday August 3.
“M.I and I have put in a hundred percent on this year’s Hennessy Artistry theme song. We are taking the Hennessy Artistry concept to another level, and raising the bar!” says Naeto C.
M.I and Naeto C will shoot a music video for the track in a couple of days, after which a multi-venue Club Tour with some of Nigeria’s fastest-rising artistes will follow. Hennessy Artistry 2012 will then culminate in VIP events headlined by M.I and Naeto C in Lagos and Abuja.
Naeto C, Tola Odunsi and MI
Meanwhile, music lovers have flooded the Hennessy Artistry facebook page voting for their favourite rising acts who will perform at the Club Tour events that kick off at the end of August. Fans can choose between these artistes – Burna Boy, Chuddy K, DammyKrane, Dpzle, Flowssick, L.O.S., Ms. Jaie, Rayce, Solidstar, Tilla Man, Tunde Ednut and Vector. Fans can vote through the Hennessy Nigeria Facebook page –www.facebook.com/hennessynigeria – to decide which acts will support M.I and Naeto C on this year’s Hennessy Artistry train. Voting closes this week! Lucky Hennessy consumers will also be treated to close-up VIP sessions with the stars around the Hennessy Artistry events. Details of this competition will be released soon.