Black American rapper, Chance The Rapper has raised a few eyebrows after claiming the Blackstar Line Festival that took place on January 6 this year is the biggest concert in the history of Ghana.
The Blackstar Line Festival which was organised by the rapper and Vic Mensa who is also of Ghanaian descent saw performances from top artistes like Sarkodie, T Pain, M.anifest, Dave Chappelle, among others. It was indeed a huge success and ranks high on the list of top concerts held in the country.
However, the taller believes it is actually the biggest concert in the history of Ghana. He made this claim whiles speaking in an interview with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show.
He said “It was very successful, the Black Star Line Fest was magical, 52,000 people showed up, the largest concert in the history of Ghana and it was way deeper than trying to do a festival in Ghana.”
“it was an opportunity for Black people from around the world to get together and commune safely and like have some good music.” He said.
He later went on to reveal that they intend to take the concert to other parts of the world with Kingston, Jamaica their next stop.
“I’m actually looking to do it again in January, myself and Vic Mensa, looking to do it again. we are actually thinking about hosting the next one in Kingston, Jamaica. We are still working it out in our head and we love the city of Accra, Ghana and West Africa as a whole and we want to just continue to create community spaces and not make it such like stagnant thing so we are just looking any country that wants to host us. “