Adekunle Gold is one of Nigeria’s leading highlife Acts with his performances coming with the full ensemble of raw vocals, live percussions and accompanying dancers. He is bringing all of this intense vibe for yet another Trace Live holding on the 4th of May, 2018 at the Terra Kulture Arena in Victoria Island, Lagos.
TRACE LIVE, a gathering of the best musical instrument accompanied by the powerful vocals of a Lead singer is the biggest live performance show from the stables of Trace TV, Bolanle Austin Peters and Cabal Entertainment. With previous performances from Singer Omawumi and Flavour N’abania, Trace Live celebrates the beauty of Music with performing instruments, enthusiastic dancers and an energetic audience. A night filled with rich music and cultural appreciation, TRACE LIVE brings the best in live performances.
Adekunle Gold is a Nigerian born and bred highlife artist with a wholesome spirit, native roots and music that speaks to the world. He gained recognition from his very first release, “Sade”, a love song which sampled the instrumental from One Direction’s “Story of My Life”. Just two weeks after the release of “Sade” on December 19, 2014, Adekunle was contacted by one of Africa’s biggest acts, Olamide, to join his music imprint for 2 years, YBNL. Adekunle hit the ground running, releasing three songs (“Orente”, “Pick Up” and “Ready”) in the run up to the release of his debut album, “Gold”.
Released on July 25, 2016, “Gold” debuted at number 7 on the Billboard World Albums Chart, with all of its singles enjoying massive radio play. Since his Independence in 2017, Adekunle Gold has gone on to sell out 3 of his headlining shows. 02 islington UK (800) June 30th, Button Factory Dublin (750) July 7th, Federal Palace Lagos (2100) Dec 26th. He has also performed on other shows with audience over 6000 people. Adekunle is set to release his sophomore album in the first quarter of 2018 and is well on his way to selling out his show at the 02 Indigo (2700) on June 29th.