A huge congratulations is in order for Ghanaian “Rapperholic'” Sarkodie and Nigeria’s Wizkid, who just won the Best International act (Africa) at the BET awards, that was held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on July 1st. They beat heavy weights, Camp Mulla (Kenya), Ice Prince (Nigeria), Lira (South Africa) and Mokobe (Mali) .
Wiz and Sarkodie came out on top and received a joint award prize in the same category. Fresh from his amazing performance at the EME UK tour, which was rated world class, the best selling musician Wizkid says:
“I feel blessed and I am thankful to God for making all of this happens. Thank God for my EME fam, it’s a blessing to be part of an amazing team. Everyone I’ve worked with, everyone who has supported me in one way or the other, God bless you. To my fans who keep me going, thanks for the love. Thanks to my family for believing in me and letting me live my dreams. Special thanks to everyone at BET. I’m truly honored.”
Since the release of his debut album ‘Superstar’ last year Wiz has had a fantastic run; winning a MOBO Award, signing up with Akon’s Konvict Music and touring Nigeria and the UK. The long anticipated EME US tour begins on American Independence day, Wednesday, July 4 and ends on Sunday September 2, 2012.
According to EME, the tour will cover nine states in North America including New York, Chicago, Texas, and Atlanta. Banky W, Wizkid, Skales, Rotimi, XO and other EME stars will also touchdown in the Canadian cities of Toronto and Halifax
Full EME Tour Schedule
July 4 – Houston (Banky W/Wizkid/Skales/Rotimi) Presented by EME, Jr ‘The Mayor’ Martins, Fela of It’s On Fashion
July 7 – Dallas (Wizkid/Skales/Rotimi) presented by Big A Ent and Townkrier
July 19 – Halifax, Canada (Wizkid/Skales) presented by Microbell Ent
July 20 – Toronto (Wizkid/Skales) presented by Microbell Ent
July 28 – NYC (Banky W/Wizkid/Skales/Rotimi) presented EME and Audacyti Ent
Aug 5 – TBC
Aug 10 – Mpls (Wizkid/Skales/Rotimi) presented by AQ2 Ent
Aug 11 – Calgary (Wizkid/Skales) presented by Microbell Ent
Aug 18 – ATL (Banky W/Wizkid/Skales/Rotimi/XO) presented by EME, Mr De Ja Vu, Takeover DJs,
Aug 25 – DC (Banky W/Wizkid/Skales/Rotimi/XO) presented by EME