NIGERIA CORNER - CARNIVAL

ADELA STREET, OFF KENSAL ROAD W10
RESIDENT B.A.S.S SOUND SYSTEM SINCE 2004

We teamed up with Abisoye Fagade, Layinka Oyedeji,Ayo Shonaiya (RMG) and DJAMEDIA to host the official Naija/Nigerian Corner which has proven to be great success with Afrobeat artist performing on stage like’

 

  • Daddy Showkey

  • Cool H

  • African Boy

  • Jaycee

  • Wale Gates

  • Tillaman

  • Moelogo

  • Wanda Cole

  • Sir Shina Peters and many many more

 

August 2019:

Adela Street, London W10 5BA. 12noon - 7pm. Open Entry. Come in your Green & White. Let’s celebrate Nigeria at the world famous Carnival like we’ve been doing for the past 33 years! Performing Artistes announced soon.

 

 

 

 

August 2018:

Adela Street, London W10 5BA. 12noon - 7pm. Open Entry. Come in your Green & White. Let’s celebrate Nigeria at the world famous Carnival like we’ve been doing for the past 32 years! Performing Artistes announced soon.

August 2017:

Sunday 27th August 2017 - EKOpolitan Experience. Colours of Lagos in London! Arts & Crafts, Fashion, Performing Arts, Ayo Masquerade, Tastes of Lagos, Lagos@50 Ankara Giveaways & Many More!

Monday 28th August 2017 - Lagos Corner at Notting Hill Carnival. Artistes performing on Stage, Comedy, Nigerian DJs UK

The event organised by RMG, DJAMEDIA and G.I Roadshow was supported by the Lagos Stage government and had in attendance the Hon. Ag Commissioner for Tourism Mrs Adebimpe Akinsola and the Hon. Commissioner for Information and Strategy Mr Steve Ayorinde alongside other dignitaries

 

August 2016:

This year is the 30th anniversary of the largest event for Nigerians in the UK, the Nigerian Corner at the Notting Hill Carnival. And this year, the event will be called Lagos Corner, to commemorate the partnership with Lagos State.

According to Ayo Shonaiya, who’s a founding member of the Corner and also the Producer, “This is a special Nigerian Corner edition which we have dubbed Lagos Corner. It’s been 30 years we’ve been doing this, but this year we’re bringing Lagos to London for the whole weekend”.

 

August 2015:

Monday August 31st 2015 saw another great event at the annual Nigerian Corner at the Notting Hill Carnival. Sponsored by Western Union, the Corner witnessed yet another fun-filled day with Hosts/MCs DJ Abass, MC Abbey, Yaw, Wale Gates, Adesope and Emma Oh My God alongside event producer Ayo Shonaiya.

Some of the acts that performed on stage were Henri Soul, Dizzy VC, Nikki Laoye, LAX, Tilla and JJC.

 

August 2014:

Every year we bring you the best of the annual NottingHill carnival as celebrated by Nigerians in the Nigerian Corner.  The Notting Hill carnival – Nigerian Corner is billed as the largest annual gathering of Nigerians in Europe since 1986.
Despite the rain, this years’ edition featured musicians, comedians, fashion and the very best of Nigerian food and drinks. One of the musicians this year was Daddy Showkey with one of Nigeria’s finest OAPs, YawYaw as the host as well as MC Abbey.  Bisi Olatilo also graced the event with his presence.
The NottingHill carnival never holds back – check out all the pictures – flaws and all – its all bout the spirit of the carnival.

 

August 2013:

"THE NIGERIAN CORNER" at The Notting Hill Carnival 2013 sponsored by Western Union DATE: Monday, 26th, August, 2013 LOCATION: ADELA ST, W10 5BA PRODUCERS: RMG & G.I ROADSHOW HOSTS: DJ ABASS & GBENGA ADEYINKA FEATURING: Tillaman, Nikki Laoye, Breis, African Boy, Moelogo, Dizzy VC, Honey B. MUSIC: NIGERIAN DJS UK 

Once again Nigerian Corner proved itself to be, the place to be, at Notting Hill Carnival.

It was packed with explosive performances and fans sobbing once they heard of what they were missing.

There was plenty to eat and drink as Gbenga Adeyinka 1st  kept the crowd hype and the Nigerian Corner initially began to fill up. Stars like Teju Babyface, Dir Sid, Dayo d1 adeneye, Sunday Are, Naeto C,  Ayo Shonaiya, Alariwo of Africa and OK Nigeria Owner, Alexander Amosu.

The D3 dancers gave an energetic performance that had the crowd wanting to get on stage and showcase their moves too. Dizzy who is still hot off an exciting performance at JuliusAgwu’s Crack Ya Ribs gave the crowd another dose of what he is capable of. Honey B, Daughter of Fuji music crooner, King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal KWAM 1 who is also still smoking hot off of her performance at Crack ya Ribs and showed the crowd why she is making waves and why they should watch out for her.

Moelogo graced the stage to show people why he’s the next big artist to watch out for with his sensational voice and banging beats.

The crowd was smiling and dancing all day long. If you missed it you missed out because Nigerian Corner provided the music, the food and the vibes and proved once again that if you come to carnival and didn’t stop at Nigerian Corner, you didn’t come to carnival at all. Tipsy and her dancer gave a sexy performance that left the audience with their jaws hitting the ground.

Lace and Nikki Laoye gave the crowd smooth vocals that left the crowd wanting more and Tillaman also gave an unmissable performance that had people applauding his showmanship. Also look out for Tipsy and her dancer….not to be missed. A lot of pictures but well worth the time.

August 2012:

London Gathered at the official Nigerian stand ‘Naija Corner’ on Adela Street W10, from noon until day-end, were iconic raper M.I, comedians Gbenga Adeyinka and Princess, Encomium publisher Kunle Bakare (who came with his son), Nollywood’s Sam Dede, Jaiye Opayemi, Grafton’s Tonye Ibiama, Alariwo of Africa, NET publisher Ayeni Adekunle, KJV, MTN’s Kelvin Orifa, celebrated filmmaker Kunle Afolayan, as well as executive producer Abisoye Fagade and his Naija Corner partner ‘Layinka Oyedeji. With Africa’s best DJ Jimmy JATT behind the music, and Mayhem Crew and Papa Jones in charge of sound and PA.

 

The Naija Corner was a seven hour concert, with music and performances from almost everywhere in the world. And the audience, made up of a mix of Nigerians, Jamaicans, Britons (one British gentleman proudly wore a Nigerian emblem, T-shirt, and had a Nigerian flag with him all day), South Africans and Ghanians, happily danced to the cocktail of hits from all four DJs drawn from Lagos and the UK.

 

You can see everyone mixing, dancing to Wizkid, Davido and D’Banj; eating Nigerian food and wearing green-white-green. This is the kind of cultural integration we hoped to achieve with the Naija Corner when we started, and i’m beyond pleased to see it happening today…’ Other prominent guests at the Naija Corner included Dele Okelowo of Digiprints, Akin Oyebode, Rickie Davies, Azuh Arinze (publisher of YES! International), CORE media CEO Jide Adediran, THISDAY’s Azuka Ogujiuba, Ayo Animashaun of Smooth Promotions, set designer Bolaji Durojaiye, Funsho Arogundade of TheNews, and Mr SOLEK (who gave a brief performance that left guests asking for more).

 

The Naija Corner, the official Nigerian Corner at the Nottinghill Carnival, was organised by G.I Roadshow, Sodium Brand Solutions and Reve Entertainment, in conjuction with Mayhem Crew, BlackHouse Media Group, Digiprints, Emblue Media, NET, CORE Media, Encomium Weekly, Hip TV, and First Class Incorporated. Other partners include Global News, News of The People, E 24-7, KISS, Nigezie, PlayCentre, Aquila oil and Gas, JATT Inc, LaffMattazz, Alexia and other proudly Nigerian organisations.

 

‘‘Once I got there for sound check and I heard the sound, I knew we were in for a helluva time’ iconic DJ Jimmy JATT told us. ‘Naija Corner had the second biggest sound at this year’s Nottinghill Carnival, and I feel proud that we were able to entertain this huge multicultiural crowd, without a single dull moment’. This year, the carnival attracted over one million revellers, the highest numbers ever. And the Naija Corner had a good share of that, with thousands of people trooping in and out…...

August 2011 NIGERIA CORNER

It was Party time at the Nigerian corner of the Notting Hill carnival  . The Event put together by a collaboration of DJ A music, R70 Music, First bank and the Lagos State Government. The Corner was filled with revellers branded in all versions and combination of Green & White, the Nigerian National colours. Celebrity’s on hand were the likes of Comedian Wale Gates, Kenny Ogungbe, D One, Princess just to name a few.

 

Famous DJ Jimmy Jatt was on hand pumping Nigerian mega hit songs By the likes of D Banj, El dee  Olu Maitain just to name a few, as the party went on, Live acts, JJC hit the stage warming up the crowd ,then along Banky W the Nigerian R & B crooner , Banky stepped out to a frenzied welcome by the female revellers. Banky’s  performance was super entertaining  and culminated with him tossing a few of his latest album release into the crowd.

 

On Banky’s exit a perfect set up for the performance of One Of Nigerias Biggest Stars, 9ice aka ALOPOMEJI, the crowd went wild dancing and singing along to all the hits, like Gongo Aso and  the new hit Gbamu Gbamu 9ice ended his set and Jimmy Jatt once again entertained the crowds till the creeping darkness forced reluctant revellers to depart

August 2010:

London will once again play host to over 30,000 Nigerians that make a yearly pilgrimage to the Annual Nottinghill Carnival and this year A-list super stars from Nollywood will be joining the party train.

Sodium Brand Solutions, organisers of the Nigerian corner revealed ‘Nigeria@50 dinner part is part of activities to mark this year’s celebration and major stars from Nollywood would be in London to grace the occasion.

Last year the official Nigerian corner at the Nottinghill carnival was on Adela Street, off Kensal Street in London and with a recorded attendance of over 2 million tourists from different countries of the world.

 

August 2009: Naija Corner

In line with Nigeria’s tradition at the carnival, this year’s event will feature top Nollywood stars and dozens of Nigerian musicians who will serenade the guests with 100 percent home-made music.

Last year’s edition featured the likes of DJ Jimmy JATT, eLDee the Don, Gbenga Adeyinka, Ayo Animashaun, Kenny Ogungbe, Dayo Adeneye, Ayo Shonaiya, Steel, DJ Abass and several others on Adela Street, off Kensal Street end. This year, Banky W will be performing.

CARNIVAL August 2007 

 

We feel that the 2007 Notting Hill Carnival was a great success this year because it was a peaceful enjoyable event over the two days. The Sunday is called "children's day" but on the Monday, there were equal amounts of families with very small children to be seen everywhere which reiterates the point that the event has become safer over the years. Where we were positioned, we could see a steady stream of floats going by followed by adults and children in exotic costumes with different themes. Then behind them were members of the public who were happily dancing away in the hazy sunshine in the afternoon. Members of the public would stop by and dance to the music being played by our sound system, G I Roadshow and they would stay with us for some time as not only did they have the opportunity of listening to an eclectic mix of music from different genres, but there was the aromas of a wonderful selection of Caribbean food nearby, which added to the atmosphere. Overall, the Carnival was a huge success of which we thoroughly enjoyed participating in and will continue to do so, going forward. G.I Roadshow would like to thank the following djs and sounds for making this years Carnival an enjoyable event: Woman of Moods Mix Master J RS Digital G Rocky of Renegade International Sham and the Musical Touch crew D Science JJ and mc Sharky Cooney G

LONDON CARNIVAL 2005

We teamed up with Goya music and featured Co-Op;

 

  • IG Culture

  • Afronaughts (Bugz in the Attic)

  • J DA Flex

  • Seiji

  • Adam Up Rock

  • Marc Mac

 

MC’s

 

  • Colonel Red

  • Motet

  • Troy

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