“FACE2FACE WITH FADABASI & MAMA GEORGE” is a platform where fans have an opportunity to experience an intimate interaction with one of Akwa Ibom’s finest international music export, Fadabasi and Mama George, a seasoned trado-cultural artiste of note.
Fadabasi – The ‘Abasi Mmi Ayaiya’ Crooner is about to revive LIVE music performance as he clocks 12 years in the music scene with an event tagged “FACE2FACE WITH FADABASI & MAMA GEORGE”. The music side of Mama George will take you on a ride of a couple of pages through which you will savor the true life story of a musical career spanning well over a decade, if made elaborate. Within 2001, when she started performing professionally, till date, she has two audio and two video albums to her credit. At some point in her musical career, she made history like the late Christy Essien did at national level, as she was the first female to stair the affairs of the apex music body in Akwa Ibom State-PMAN (Performing Musicians & Employers Association of Nigeria).Mama Georges’ songs are composed using excerpts of her Ibibio mother tongue, with reference to ancient folk dance songs, in some, a public domain sing-along chorus is used to illustrate the song for non Ibibio speaking audience that fall in to the contemporary category.
Both artistes will sign autographs on their new CDs for fans, briefly interact and entertain with an unplugged live band (guitars, keyboard and percussion) to add pep to the event.A similar event was staged in 2007 at the Numetro stores, Silverbird Galleria and The Palms Shopping Mall, Lagos, and tagged “FACE2FACE WITH FADABASI”, subsequently, the event is to hold on the evening of a stipulated day of every month at the lobby of the Silverbird Cinema- Ibom Tropicana-Uyo.