In festival of African and Afro-inspired music, the debut Follow Grants hung on Saturday as Rema, Yemi Alade, Tayc, Davido and Asake, among others, arose as large victors.
The very first Follow Grants 2023 occurred on October 21 at the BK Field in Kigali, Rwanda.
The service displayed north of 150 chosen people across different music classifications, crossing sorts like Afrobeat, Dancehall, Hip Bounce, Afro-pop, Mbalax, Amapiano, Zouk, Kizomba, Genge, Roadster Décalé, Bongo Flava, Soukous, Gospel, Rap, Rai, Kompa, R&B, and Rumba.
Nigerian music legend D’Banj and Angolan worldwide supermodel Maria Borges co-facilitated the occasion, which bragged a setup elegant exhibitions by notable specialists like Davido, Yemi Alade, Dark Sherif, and Kizz Daniel, among others.
Among the chosen people during the current year’s Follow Grants were Davido, Burna Kid, Blxckie, Yemi Alade, Libianca, DJ Maphorisa, and a few others.
Here is the rundown of victors at the Follow Grants 2023:
Best Muzic Video – “Baddiee” -Yemi Alade (Nigeria)
Best Craftsman France and Belgium – Tayc (France)
Best Maker – Hat Sir (Ivory Coast)
Best Craftsman North Africa – Dystinct (Morocco)
Best Craftsman UK – Focal Cee
Best Craftsman Indian Sea – Goulam (Comoros)
Best Craftsman Francophone Africa – Didi B (Ivory Coast)
Best DJ – Michael Brun (Haiti)
Best Gospel Craftsman – KS Sprout (Ivory Coast)
Best Craftsman The Caribbean – Rutshelle Guillaume (Haiti)
Best Craftsman Anglophone Africa – Asake (Nigeria)
Best Worldwide African Craftsman – Rema
Best Rookie – Roseline Layo (Ivory Coast)
Best Joint effort – “Inaccessible” – Davido (Nigeria) with Musa Keys (South Africa)
Best Artist – Robot Boii (South Africa)