The suspense and anticipation surrounding the #BlackREALvolution will be laid to rest on Friday, March 28, when the movement will be formally launched. Popular musicians, Femi Anikulapo-Kuti, Nigeria’s king of afro-beat and 2Face Idibia, afro hip-hop exponent, have shown their support for the Movement.
There has been an upsurge in support of the #BlackREALvolution from other celebrities. Music acts such as Sound Sultan and Chuddy K, comedians Bovi and Gordons and superstar disc jockey, DJ Xclusive, have also thrown their weight behind the Movement.
Popular Nigerian musician, Sound Sultan, described the birth of the Movement as timely. He said: “I support peace and unity; I support any cause that fights against injustice and oppression. I advocate creativity, honesty and hard-work among the Nigerian youths. I support making Nigeria a better place. I will be at the launch of this Movement.”
Rotimi Alakija, popularly known as DJ Xclusive, has also thrown his weight behind the #BlackRealvolution Movement. The superstar DJ said his decision to support the Movement was borne out of his love for Nigeria and the need for change in the society. He remarked that the: “BlackRealvolution is a movement of hard-working Nigerians who are open to change. We are innovative and fun-loving. We are a talented and creative bunch.” Renowned comedian, Gordons, has also pitched tent with the Movement. The veteran comedian stated that his decision to join the Movement was borne out of the spirit of patriotism and his love for change in the society.
Gordons said: “As a comedian, my primary duty is to put laughter on the faces of Nigerians; and I have done so successfully over the years. I get stopped on the road, several times and people thank me for a job well done. My alliance with the #BlackRealvolution movement is one of my ways of giving back to society. This selfless cause will be revealed in due course. While the #Blackrealvolution is a fun movement, I can say that it is not a funny affair.” Another comedian, Bovi, said his support for the #Blackrealvolution stems from his spirit of patriotism. “I support positivity, I support moving Nigeria forward. I support the #Blackrealvolution.”
Nigerian singing sensation, Chuddy K, has expressed willingness to be part of the #BlackREALvolution Movement. The gifted musician, whose hit tracks include Brazilian Hair, Slow slow and Gaga Crazy said: “When I was told about the values of the #BlackREALvolution and how the Movement is advocating a better society, I knew I had to be a part of it. The movement preaches love, peace and unity, courage and creativity and the ability to freely express oneself; and these are values which I also hold dear.” Chuddy K urged Nigerians to regi-ster on www.blackrealvolution.com.
The #Blackrealvolution will be formally launched on Friday, March 28, 2014 at the Eko Atlantic.