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Gidi Fest 2017 Diplo, Davido, Burnaboy, others thrill ecstatic crowd at fourth edition

Music loving Lagosians partied with some of their favourite music acts till daybreak not bothered by the rain which fell uncontrollably all through.

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The annual Gidi Fest 2017 held at the splendour of the Eko Atlantic, Bar beach front on Saturday night, April 15, 2017.

The festival which had kicked off in the early hours of the day at 12pm, which had games and other fun activities set the tone for the music concert that was to follow on the night.

GidiFest 2017 play Nneka at Gidi Fest 2017 (Pulse)


Breathtaking performances were dished out by Diplo, Davido, Burnaboy, Nneka, Falana, Simi, Reekado Banks, Dremo, Mayourkun,  Wale Turner, Pryse, BOJ with SDC and Poe, Niniola, Fresh L of DRB Lasgidi, Ckay, Seyi Shay and lots more.

GidiFest 2017 play Simi at Gidi Fest 2017 (Pulse)


Hypeman Jimmie and Folu Storms were official hosts for the evening, while Mavins' DJ Altims and DJ Neptune provided the music.

GidiFest 2017 play Reekado Banks at GidFest 2017 (Pulse)


Burna thrilled the crowd with his sheer energy and range of crowd favourite songs, as Davido came through with 'Dami duro' with fireworks all over rthe stage. The OBO  performed his classics and his reigning song 'IF' to the joy of the fans.

Diplo at Gidi Fest '17 play

GidiFest 2017



Then American producer and DJ Diplo of Major Lazer drove the crowd wild with his mixes and was joined by group member Walshy Fire, both acts giving major respect and shout out to Nigerian music with their mixes.

A remix of Mr Eazi's 'Leg over', Tekno's 'Pana' among others was played to the audience leaving the crowd on a major high. Kenyan group Sauti Sol and Tanzania's  Vanessa Mdee also made appearances on Diplo's set.

The 2017 edition of Gidi Fest will be one not to forget in a hurry.

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