Medikal’s London O2 Concert Draws Huge Crowds from Ghanaian Diaspora

Medikal's London O2 Concert Draws Huge Crowds from Ghanaian
Michael Tubes Medikal hosted the concert performing between sets from other Ghanaian stars

Medikal’s London O2 Concert Draws Huge Crowds from Ghanaian Diaspora

Ghana’s vibrant music scene took center stage in London as the country’s top musical talents captivated a sold-out audience at the O2’s Indigo venue.

Leading the lineup was Medikal, the renowned rap sensation whose real name is Samuel Adu Frimpon. Hailed as one of Africa’s foremost rap artists, Medikal commanded the stage with his electrifying performance, thrilling fans who had eagerly packed the venue.

Many Ghanaians were in the audience, ecstatic to witness their nation’s finest musical exports in action. Notable personalities such as digital creator BlacVolta, broadcaster Jay Foley, and YouTuber Kwadwo Sheldon journeyed from Ghana to attend the show, underscoring the event’s significance within the Ghanaian community.

Adding to the star-studded affair was the presence of Mohammed Kudus, the celebrated footballer from Ghana’s national team who currently plays for West Ham United in the Premier League. Kudus, along with other luminaries, contributed to the vibrant atmosphere of the evening.

Medikal's London O2 Concert Draws Huge Crowds from Ghanaian Diaspora
Ghanaians party big time with Medikal at London O2 concert

 

Medikal himself played the role of host, seamlessly transitioning between performances and introducing a lineup of esteemed guest artists. Amidst multiple costume changes, he delivered some chart-topping hits, enthralling the audience throughout the night.

A standout moment came when Medikal shared the stage with Sister Derby, the Ghanaian TV presenter turned singer. Together, they performed their acclaimed collaboration “Too Risky,” a nostalgic throwback to their past as a couple, much to the delight of fans.

The roster of guest performers further elevated the concert’s energy, with British-Ghanaian chart-topper Headie One, BET award-winner Sarkodie, and highlife sensation Bisa Kdei delivering electrifying sets.

Medikal's London O2 Concert Draws Huge Crowds from Ghanaian Diaspora
Ghanaians party big time with Medikal at London O2 concert

The enchanting vocalist Efya stole the spotlight as fans showered her with money, a customary gesture of appreciation at Afrobeats concerts. This showcased her undeniable talent and earned her adoration from the audience.

Before Shatta Wale took to the stage, Medikal paid a heartfelt tribute to his friend and mentor, recounting anecdotes of support and guidance that resonated deeply with the crowd. Shatta Wale’s performance, highlighted by his hit track “On God,” further ignited the audience’s enthusiasm, bringing the night to a crescendo of excitement.

The concert culminated with rising star Jay Bahd infusing the venue with his distinctive Ghanaian drill music, known as “asakaa,” concluding a spectacular evening of musical celebration.

As Medikal bid farewell, dressed in pristine white attire, he thanked fellow musicians and the enthusiastic audience for an unforgettable night. Amidst a cascade of white confetti, he knelt in appreciation, eliciting thunderous applause and concluding the event on a euphoric note.

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