Musico, a mega musical bash that started as a radio platform designed to
promote Gambian home-based music is set to celebrate its 8th edition on 30 and
31st March 2018 at Jarkarlo and Brikama box bar respectively.
The event initially started as a weekly radio talk show on Paradise FM hosted by dancehall artiste T Smallz. The event, which is now among top musical events in The Gambia, has been widely credited for transforming the country’s musical landscape.
“The event doesn’t not only promote Gambian artistes but it accords them the opportunity to showcase their God-given talents. The decision was conceived by T Smallz and during the programme he strictly plays homemade music by his fellow artistes. The show became popular and attracted fans in the country and happened to be the most listened Gambian shows on radio” says Ebrima Kebbeh, manager to T Smallz.
Kebbeh disclosed that this year’s event will be the best, saying they are coming with a different setup. “The celebration take different forms every year and allows local artistes the opportunity to show case there talents in a grand style. It is held every year the last Fridays and Saturdays of March.” He also called on fans to be part of the history making event.
Artistes to perform at this year’s event will include Idealistic, Praisy, Chronikk Bob, Akipunture, Slim Daddy and Daddy Lampa, Marka B and Nat Easy among others.