Actor, Idris Elba, will be hosting the Africa Day Benefit Concert with some of the continent’s biggest music stars. The two-hour virtual concert will be held in partnership with music channel, MTV Base Africa, and YouTube.
It is scheduled for Monday to celebrate the Africa Day.
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“Taking a moment to shine a light on African arts to benefit the African homeland and it’s people. A continent of this size should find a way to dig deep and stand up for one another at a time like this. It’s important for the future and history will not forget,” he added.
Comedian, author, and host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah”, reigning Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi, renowned actor Omari Hardwick, rapper and actor Ludacris are amongst the big names who will be presenting.
The song was re-recorded by Kidjo urging people to keep their hands clean, stay at home, and avoid touching as ways to minimize the spread of the virus.