Lagos| Nigeria The long-awaited Hennessy Artistry 2012 collaboration track from Nigeria’s favourite rappers, M.I and Naeto C is set to drop this Friday!
Following the announcement of M.I and Naeto C as this year’s Hennessy Artistry headliners, Hennessy revealed, early this week, that the rap superstars have completed the Hennessy Artistry theme song which is an integral part of the project.
This exciting collaboration, which has led to massive speculation and buzz online and on the airwaves since the announcement, is now set to be released to fans who have been waiting to see both rappers come together on a song.
“We are all set to give our fans and Hennessy lovers some seriously good music, good shows and an all-round amazing experience on this year’s Hennessy Artistry project. This track, our first major collaboration as a duo, is only the beginning, and I’m really glad that Hennessy made it happen.” M.I says.
The Hennessy Artistry 2012 track was produced by Tee-Y Mix, with co-production by M.I and Naeto C, who paid close attention to every detail. The track will premiere on The Beat 99.9 FM’s Midday Show on Friday August 3, and will be available for fans online to play or download via www.facebook.com/HennessyNigeria; BellaNaija.com and Notjustok.com.
M.I and Naeto C will also star in the Hennessy Artistry 2012 music video, after which a Club Tour of the leading clubs in Lagos and Abuja will begin. Hennessy Artistry has begun the search for the supporting acts on this Club Tour, and music lovers have already begun to send in their votes. The Club Tour will begin at the end of August, and fans can vote for the following acts – Burna Boy, Chuddy K, DammyKrane, Dpzle, Flowssick, L.O.S, Ms. Jaie, Rayce, Solidstar, Tilla Man, Tunde Ednut and Vector – at Facebook.com/HennessyNigeria.
About Hennessy Artistry
Since Hennessy Artistry was first unveiled in Nigeria in 2007, Hennessy Cognac has maintained its position as Nigeria’s and the world’s leading cognac brand.
Hennessy Artistry has since evolved from a cocktail-mixing contest between renowned bartenders to a DJ battle, and is now an important platform for experimental collaborations between multi-talented artistes. Previous participating entertainers include Ice Prince, Nneka, Sir Shina Peters, Banky W, Eldee, Tiwa Savage, Jesse Jagz, Bez, Mo’Cheddah among others.