September 29th, 2011 – Roots Reggae artiste Fantan Mojah will make his first ever appearance on an African hosted event stage when he performs at the Lion Lager Summer Beer Festival at Glamis Arena, Harare Zimbabwe and Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo along with Beres Hammond, Cocoa Tea, Sungura giant Sulumani Chimbetu and popular Zimbabwean Dancehall Chanter Winky D and Stunner. A release by the Beer company states the following:-
Leading Jamaican conscious reggae artists Beres Hammond, Cocoa Tea and Fantan Mojah are billed to perform at this year’s Lion Lager Summer Beer Festival which takes place in Harare and Bulawayo next month.
Sungura giant Sulumani Chimbetu, popular Zimbabwean dancehall chanter Winky D and Stunner, who shared the stage with Beenie Man at last year’s event, are also set to grace the occasion. The festival, hosted by Delta Beverages, will be held on October 15 at the Glamis Arena in Harare followed by another one in Bulawayo at Queens Sports Club on October 22.
Beres Hammond will not perform in Bulawayo though as he has another show elsewhere.
Lion Lager brand manager Sandra Madovi said their decision to bring in the Jamaican artists was prompted by last year’s success when they invited another Jamaican superstar, Beenie Man.
Fantan Mojah is excited about this his first trip to Africa as he has received an overwhelming amount of requests from African fans to visit their countries. Fans have sent various requests from Malawi, Ghana, Kenya, Cape Town – South Africa, Senegal, Lion Mountain, Freetown, Sierra Leone and the list goes on. Fantan has been reliably informed that songs such as Hail The King, Mama Hungry, Nuh Build Great Man, Only Jah Love, Corruption and Stronger are major hits in Zimbabwe. ‘”Watch out Zimbabwe, here I come” said Fantan Mojah with all smiles.