March 21, 2024

Stonebwoy to perform at the 2023 African Games closing ceremony in Ghana

BET Award-winning and Afropop singer, songwriter and producer, Stonebwoy, will headline the 2023 African Games, Accra closing ceremony on 23 March at University of Ghana Sports Stadium in Accra.

Known for his global chart-topping hits ‘Into The Future’ and ‘Activate’, the Ghanaian-international star will bring his energy and signature sound of afrobeats, reggae and dancehall to thousands of fans before other the events on the night. Stonebwoy is poised to deliver a show-stopping performance that will close the fifteen-day exciting contests of brain and brawn by 5000 elite athletes and coaches from fifty-five African countries in twenty-nine selected sports codes.

Born Livingstone Satekla, the award-winning Stonebwoy seamless blends Afropop, dancehall and reggae into a distinctive sound, identified as “Afro-dancehall”, that has seen him habitually publish runaway hits, making him Ghana’s leading name in music since 2012. With international touring, standout collaborations, and chart-topping albums, the decorated artiste has ensured continual presence in Africa’s music mainstream, while placing the continent firmly on the musical map.

Stonebwoy, music artist

“As a pan-Africanist music artist who has consistently represented Ghana and the African continent at every stage throughout my career, it is truly an honor to be chosen to perform at the closing ceremony of the 2023 African Games. This event holds immense significance in celebrating African talent and fostering unity among nations. Rest assured, I am committed to bringing vibrant energy and electrifying vibes to the stage, ensuring that Saturday’s performance is nothing short of magical. Africa isn’t ready for the spectacle we have in store!”

The African Games, owned and organized by the African Union on behalf of its member states, bring together athletes from across the continent every four years, one year before the Olympics. Now in its 13th edition, the prestigious event showcases athletic talent, celebrates African cultural values and heritage, and promotes solidarity and integration. Additionally, the Games play a crucial role in fostering social cohesion and a culture of peace within Africa.