It’s been long over due and now it’s here! Pop, Jazz singer, Asa, for the first time is ready to give her homeland a piece of her performance this season. The award-winning singer, having toured the world performing her classic songs, has finally decided to bring some juice home. She announced that she would be holding a concert in Lagos, Nigeria on May 1, 2016. “Asa Live Concert” would hold at the Convention Center of Eko Hotels Lagos, and fans can not wait to witness the France-based singer make history with this exclusive Naija concert.
Aṣa was born as Bukola Elemide in Paris to her Nigerian parents. However, they returned back to Nigeria when she was two years old. The singer grew up in Nigeria and returned back to her birth land at the age of 22, where she established her music career. Over the years, her father had built up a fine collection of records featuring soul classics and Nigerian music, including Marvin Gaye, Fela Kuti, Bob Marley, Aretha Franklin, King Sunny Adé, Ebenezer Obey and Lagbaja and Asa drew her inspirations from all of these music icons.
in 2007, Asa released her first album, which was self-titled. The release of the album led her to win the prestigious French Constantin Award in 2008, where she was voted as best fresh talent of 10 singers or groups by a jury of 19 music-industry specialists in Paris. Her second album, Beautiful Imperfection, was released on 25 October 2010, while her Bed of Stone was released in 2014. However, since the 33-year old singer is based in France, her fans in Nigeria are yet to experience a live performance of her, thus the reason for holding this first ever concert in Nigeria.