American singer, songwriter, rapper, actor and dancer Omari Ishmael Grandberry better known as Omarion will be performing in Nairobi next month.

The R&B star will be headlining the maiden Afro Pop festival at Ngong Racecourse on June 3.

The organizers broke the news saying: “We promised exciting news and we can finally share!!!!!ARE YOU READY????? Courtesy of #afropopfestival Omarion will be in Nairobi!  Issa Party!  Mark the date 3rd June is the D Day at the Ngong’ Race Course.”

The former lead singer of the American R&B boy band B2K confirmed the concert in an Instagram video and said he is excited to perform in Nairobi.

“ Waddup Nairobi! it’s the one and only Omarion I will be live at the Afro Pop Festival,  the biggest event in East Africa, 30 June it’s gonna be too lit at the Ngong racecourse!”

Afro Pop Festival is a premiere festival aimed at celebrating talents from all parts of Africa. The festival seeks to create a greater sense of community in Africa by linking up artists and bringing together people of different cultures, race and age.

The details of the ticketing and the rest of the line-up will be shared soon.

Here’s a clip of the ‘Post to be’ hitmaker confirming the show.

#Afropopfestival I will be live & in the flesh!! Nairobi #distance ??????

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