Nigerian artist Davido was a guest on BBC 1Xtra’s Live Lounge this week.
The appearance is part of the station’s Africa360 initiative – a “specially curated content celebrating African music and culture. It serves as a “destination for good vibes, fun and high energy with exclusive live performances, special interviews, artist takeovers and brand new mixes for BBC Sounds.”
Davido performed hit songs including ‘Fall,’ ‘ FEM’ and ‘Jowo.’
“As a network 1Xtra has always been at the forefront of championing the African music scene and it’s important we continue to do so, not only by supporting current artists but by investing in the next generation of African artists. 1Xtra’s ‘Africa 360 with…’ stated Faron McKenzie, Head of 1Xtra in an earlier statement.
“BBC Sounds series will authentically showcase the varied sounds from the continent spearheaded by icons of that region, whilst our ‘Amapiano to AfroHouse’ music mixes will become a destination to hear the latest sounds from the pioneers and champions of this new and exciting genre.”