On Wednesday, July 27, 2022, music enthusiasts, artistes and other stakeholders convened at the Lagos Marriott Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos, for the first edition of the Kennis Music Bites.
The event, which took the form of a musical conference, had the Kennis Music team unveiling some of the scheduled activities of the music powerhouse in 2022 and beyond.
The musical conference tagged ‘The Next Episode’ had a music discussion segment and engagement, new brand unveiling, social gifting and payment platform that leverages music to celebrate mobile consumers, ultimately creating wealth empowerment for Nigerians through entertainment.
Led by the founder and Chairman of Kennis 104 FM, Kenny ‘Keke’ Ogungbe, the event had in attendance dignitaries such as Mojisola Dokpesi, Managing Director of Parallex Bank, Olufemi Bakre; Paul Ogeah, Dayo ‘D1’ Adeneye, ID Ogungbe, MCSN boss, Mayo Ayilaran; AFRIMA boss, Mike Dada; Kingsley James, Mr Macaroni, Praiz, Eedris Abdulkareem, Zaki Adzee, Felix Duke and Nasty Blaq.
At the event, Keke Ogungbe announced the collaboration between Kennis Music and affiliate brands that include Parallex Bank and The Place to produce a gold card that will serve as a multipurpose lifestyle debit card which can be used in different places.
Ogungbe added, “With the Music Bites conference, it is our belief that at the end of the day, participants will have been able to fully harness the new and existing opportunities available in the music space and entertainment industry as a whole.”
On his part, ID Ogungbe analysed the plan to hold the 22nd edition of the Kennis Music Festival and collaboration with leading music acts that will attend the event.
He also revealed the plan to stage the ‘KinQs of Lagos’. According to him, the idea behind it is the search for the biggest Nigerian entertainer- musician, comedian, and actor— which will be determined by the fans. The three top crowned KinQs will be rewarded with N1bn, N500m and N250m respectively.