This week Hennessy Cognac, organizers of Nigeria’s foremost innovative musical platform – Hennessy Artistry – announced that hip-hop heavyweights M.I and Naeto C will headline the sixth edition of the yearly music project.
This year’s edition has taken a route that no one envisaged it would. Thefirst of its kind collaboration between the two biggest names in Nigerian hip-hop will bring a much-anticipatedhit to our door steps, radios and nightlife, delivering to Hennessy fans and music lovers, the excitement of a long overdue musical collaboration; as well as an epic and unforgettable cognac experience.
Similar to last year’s edition, Hennessy Artistry 2012 will kick off with the release of the headliners’ collaboration track, after which a 22-stop Club Tour with rising artisteswill follow. Hennessy Cognac is asking fans to nominate now the artistes they would like to see perform at this year’s Club Tour, by going to www.facebook.com/hennessynigeria. The 2012 Hennessy Artistry project will culminate in VIP events headlined by M.I and Naeto C.
In addition to what promises to be a superb Artistry year, lucky fans and consumers will be treated to a VIP session with the stars courtesy of Hennessy. Details of this competition will follow shortly.
Since Hennessy Artistry was first unveiled in Nigeria in 2007, Hennessy Cognac has maintained its position as Nigeria’s and the world’s leading cognac brand.Hennessy Artistry in the meantime has evolved from a cocktail-mixing contest between renowned bartenders to a DJ battle, and now is an important platform for experimental collaborations among multi-talented artistes. Ice Prince, Nneka, Sir Shina Peters, Banky W, Eldee, Tiwa Savage and Mo’Cheddah have worked with Hennessy Artistry over the years. Other artistes include Bez, Kas and Jesse Jagz.