It doesn’t matter how the coronavirus pandemic has put the world at a standstill and shutting down all the entertainment and sporting events – what actually matters is how the world moved on to an alternative lifestyle online especially on video applications like Instagram, EA TV and Vimeo, to mention a few. Superstars and celebrities adjusted almost immediately to the heartbreaking situation and the good news is that everything has almost been free except that fans and social media users have to subscribe to mobile data to keep in touch with their favorite stars. Many instagram live videos and streams have passed but we were drawn to the attention of some that made our days and nights.
Sarz VS Shizzi
The ace music producers reminded us that they were actually good in their primes and made hits for superstars like Wizkid, Davido, Ice Prince among others. Most of Sarz catalogue were Wizkid records while the latter credited most of his bangers to Davido especially in mid and last years of the last decade. Both were jovial throughout the Instagram live session as they shared an unexpected bromance in contrast to the war that has loomed among Nigerian music lovers in regards to their most patronized musicians.
Father DMW and Eva
The Northern refugee and former biker to Davido, Father DMW and Ugandan fashion model, vixen and social media influencer, Eva drew thousands to Instagram and nights were made especially with Father DMW’s comic acts during the live video. The two formed a bond for weeks and it was speculated that that bond would lead into a romantic relationship. The two broke the live video views when viewership climaxed about twice.
Tory Lanez: Quarantine radio
Tory Lanez live show on Instagram was huge and his followers doubled during the first few days of the ‘Quarantine radio’. The show was popular among the male population as the Canadian singer and rapper exposed ladies who were taking advantage of their partners. Eventually, Tory dropped his project and that helped increase his sales.
FIFA 20: EPL Invitational
Even though the league is considering voiding the season, players of English Premier League teams in collaboration with EA Sports came out in an all-tea invitational tournament and the highlight of that tournament was when Everton trashed Chelsea 8 goals to nil. Everton was represented by Andre Gomes while Chelsea was represented by Reece James.
Global citizen and WHO: “Together at home” world concert
The community of changemakers and people who are pushing for a better world and World Health Organization (WHO) set up a concert which featured the biggest musicians around the world for a free live music session and it was a blast! You can still catch the replay on YouTube.
This article was written by Alex Ndace; he tweets via @AlexNdace