Actor and musician, Idris Elba is internet hosting the live performance titled ‘Africa Day Profit Live performance at Dwelling’ by way of a partnership with music channel, MTV Base Africa, and YouTube.
All funds raised will go to the World Meals Program and the UNICEF who’re supporting coronavirus-affected communities throughout Africa, based on the assertion from YouTube and ViacomCBS Community Africa (creators of MTV).
South African comic Trevor Noah, reigning Miss Universe, Zozibini Tunzi, and rapper Sean Paul are additionally a part of the live performance’s line up presenters, based on the organizers.
Completely different nations in Africa, in addition to all over the world have fun the day yearly.
Combating the virus with music
Music has been a instrument within the combat towards coronavirus.
Because it hit the continent, music stars have created songs and dance strikes to teach the general public on its risks.
Alex Okosi, YouTube’s Managing Director of Rising Markets in Europe, the Center East, and Africa says the live performance desires to make use of African music to attach the world.
“YouTube is proud to be a platform for the wonderful expertise which have come to have fun Africa Day and play a job in serving to elevate funds for these affected by Covid-19 on the continent,” he mentioned in a press release.
The live performance will stream on the MTV Base Africa YouTube channel on Monday and air on the channel the identical day.