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Music Makers to award under-ground artists
By Tom E. Tommy
Dec 8, 2005, 15:17

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Music Makers-Sierra Leone, situated at 20 John Street in Freetown, will on Wednesday 6th December at the Brima Attouga Mini Sports Stadium, give awards to deserving under-ground artists, who have not yet released an album.

This awards ceremony according to the proprietor and Managing Director of Music Makers Mr. Alhassan is first of its kind ever organized in the country which practically demonstrates his love for music.

The awards he went on, will focus on 6 (six) categories which are R&B, Hip Hop, Rap, Ragga, Reggae, African and Gospel and the best performance for each category. Five artists will be selected and the winner will be named at the Attouga Stadium after his or her performed of his/her track because before any will be pronounced, the five selected for each category will perform and after which the winner will be called .for each winner from, each category.

The artist will be awarded a cash prize and the Music Makers will assist that artist by doing three tracks for him/her and the overall winner will receive a cash prize and a whole album will be recorded for him/her at the Music Makers’ studio which will soon be established.

Mr. Alhassan said that presently he is the Manager of Sierra Leone lyrical warrior Daddy Saj and he intends to manage more artists who have no manager.

He also assured that, they have contacted the Operational Support Division of the police for security and they have agreed to be there.

He added that the occasion would provide an opportunity for fans to watch and support their favourite artists in live performance.


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