Ghanaian dancehall sensation Stonebwoy achieved a remarkable feat with his sold-out BHIM Festival concert at Accra Sports Stadium. The 40,000-capacity stadium was filled to the brim, affirming Stonebwoy’s status as one of the biggest voices in Ghanaian and African music today.
The BHIM Festival, an African-Caribbean festival created by Stonebwoy, has become a highly anticipated annual event. This year’s edition, held on December 22, 2023, at Accra Sports Stadium, marked a historic moment in Ghanaian music history. Stonebwoy’s concert attracted an enormous crowd, solidifying his position as a musical powerhouse.
The concert showcased not only Stonebwoy’s stellar performance but also featured a star-studded lineup of guest artists from the Caribbean. The audience was treated to an unforgettable night of music and entertainment, as Stonebwoy mesmerized them with his musical prowess and stage presence.
The Accra Sports Stadium was transformed into a captivating spectacle as the crowd eagerly awaited Stonebwoy’s grand entrance. The stadium plunged into darkness, with the only illumination coming from the glow of phone lighters held by the audience. Anticipation built as the ground beneath the stage split open, revealing a rising platform.
In a breathtaking moment, Stonebwoy ascended from below, captivating the audience with his grand entrance. Dressed in an extravagant costume that blended artistic expression with performance flair, Stonebwoy dazzled the crowd. The visually stunning outfit enhanced the overall spectacle of the night, reflecting and refracting the vibrant stage lights.
Stonebwoy kicked off his three sets with an eclectic performance of “Manodzi,” featuring the multi-Grammy award-winning international singer Angelique Kidjo. The crowd went wild, singing along to every lyric and even climbing the stage in excitement. Throughout the night, Stonebwoy performed live renditions of songs from his chart-topping album “5th Dimension,” including hits like “Life and Money,” “African Systems,” “Forget,” “My Sound,” “More Of You,” “Into The Future,” “Secret Lover,” “Ava Wum Lo,” and more.
The concert also marked the inaugural performances in Ghana of this year’s international guest artists, who shared the stage with Stonebwoy and the 40,000 festival-goers. Jamaican music sensations Jahmiel and 10Tik added new dimensions to the already elevated concert experience, infusing their unique energy and melodies into the show.
The stage itself was a canvas of creativity, adorned with visually stunning designs that transported the audience into a different world. The interplay between lighting effects and stage settings enhanced the overall aesthetic, creating a mesmerizing environment that perfectly complemented the music. Synchronized light displays and a state-of-the-art sound system further elevated the concert experience, making each moment on stage unforgettable.
Stonebwoy’s sold-out BHIM Festival concert at Accra Sports Stadium not only made history but also solidified the event as one of Ghana’s largest and most highly patronized artist-led music festivals. Since its inception, the festival has featured a lineup of highly reputed musical artists from across Africa and the Caribbean, cementing its place as a highlight on the music festival calendar.
Stonebwoy’s remarkable achievement with the BHIM Festival concert at Accra Sports Stadium showcases his immense talent and influence in the music industry. As he continues to push boundaries and captivate audiences, Stonebwoy’s impact on Ghanaian and African music remains unparalleled