Stonebwoy has been inducted into the Grammy Museum – Sound of Africa exhibit
Reggae Dancehall Act Livingstone Etse Satekla well known as Stonebwoy has been inducted into the Grammy Museum – Sound of Africa exhibit ,which showcases and celebrates the unique diversity of African music by Grammy and Bet International.
The 2015 BET award winner has made it into the history-making exhibit which was created and launched by Circa 2016 in partnership with the iconic Grammy Museum to celebrate the musical and philanthropic contributions of African artistes and the first-ever exhibit at the museum dedicated to African artists.
The exhibit featured handwritten lyrics, memorabilia and artifacts from Stonebwoy, 2Face Idibia, Angelique Kidjo, D’Banj, Davido, Hugh Masekela, Ice Prince Zamani, Kojo Antwi, Laolu Senbanjo, Salif Keita, Sir Victor Uwaifo, Tabu Ley Rochereau, Viviane N’Dour, Yemi Alade.
According to Ava Hall, Vice President, BET International Programming and Brand Advancement, as part of recognizing and applauding the work of the best musical artistes from the continent of Africa at the annual BET awards, the organization collaborated with the GRAMMY Museum to take inter-continental music celebration to new heights with the Sounds of Africa exhibit and to create this fascinating tribute to legendary, traditional and contemporary African musicians.
And GRAMMY Museum, on the other hand, stated that it believes music is a gateway to learning and their mission is to explore and celebrate the enduring legacies of the creative process behind all forms of music through immersive and interactive exhibits and essential music education programs.