It was a celebratory night for Nigerian music as Burna Boy, Rema, and Tems dazzled fans with electrifying performances at the 2023 NBA All-star game.
On Sunday, 19th February 2023, the NBA all-star game took place in Salt City, Utah where superstars from both conferences squared up for a thrilling match to raise funds for charity.
Watching the electrifying performances of Team Lebron and Team Giannis was not the only highlight of the night, as Nigerian Afrobeats megastars, Burna Boy, Tems, and Rema also shared the spotlight as they thrilled fans in what was an Afrobeats-themed performance.
Nigerian megastar, Burna Boy, who was introduced by Cameroonian star, Pascal Siakam, opened the show with an exciting performance of ‘Anybody’ while being backed up by his captivating, Outsiders Band.
Performing next was Rema who thrilled spectators with his global smash record, ‘Calm Down’ before delivering an impressive rendition of his new single, ‘Holiday’.
Grammy award-winning singer, Tems also dazzled listeners with her class and stage presence as she performed her hit singles, ‘Free Mind’ and ‘Higher’ before closing with ‘Essence’.
Burna Boy returned to close the show with a brilliant rendition of his smash hits, ‘YE’ and ‘Last Last’. A performance that further proved his mettle as one of the world’s best-performing acts.
On what was said to be an exciting night, the All-star match was won by Team Giannis by 184 points to Team Lebron’s 175.
Surely, the performances of the Nigerian trio will linger in the memories of fans as they look forward to the 2024 NBA all-star game set to take place in Indianapolis.
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