The second edition of the African Muzik Magazine Awards AFRIMMA took place this past weekend in Dallas and the whole city was brought to a standstill with the influx of fans and African music superstars. With wonderful performances from Yuri Da Cunha, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Carlou D, Kcee and more, the star graced event in front of a sold out venue proved a true celebration of African music in Diaspora.
The Black Academy of Arts and Letters was the grand stage with eclectic performances from Angola’s Yuri Da Cunha, Senegalese Carlou D, Botswana’s Vee, Afropolitan Queen Yemi Alade, Tanzania’s Diamond Platnumz, Ommy Dimpoz and Vanessa Mdee. Other star performers on the night included Big A Entertainment star Teddy-A , STS Afrimma winner Tade Lasgiidii, South African rap lord Aka and the legendary Princess of Africa Yvonne Chaka Chaka.
Diamond Platnumz stunned on the night as he bagged the Best Male East Africa, Afrimma Video of The Year and big gong African Artist of the Year. Other Big winners include Aka from South Africa with Best Male South Africa and Best Collaboration for the song ‘All Eyes on Me‘. Yemi Alade won Best Female West Africa while Davido won back to back Best Male West Africa and Ghana’s Stonebwoy won the Best Dancehall Artist.