By: Vitalème ACCÈUS
Saturday, November 23, 2019 ((rezonodwes.com)) – The Haitian star Manno Beats won this Saturday the trophy Best African Act in the diaspora at the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA).  Musicians from all over the continent came to Lagos, the capital of Nigeria, this Saturday on the red carpet and celebrate a successful year.
The song “Akouna” beatmaker Manno Beats with Afrotonix and Vox Sambou, output on July 30, 2019, in less than two months, was shortlisted in two different categories of the contest. The votes started on September 1st. It required 50% of the vote of the public for a final decision of the jury.
Note that, Manno Beats in the first category, “Best African Act in the diaspora”, had as competitor artists of international fame as Aya Nakamura, Master Gims and others; and in the 2nd category, “Best Artist in African Electro”, one could count competitors Black coffee, David Ghetta, Mister Izi and many other artists of the same level.
Six years ago, the Nigerian Mike Dada founded the Afrima (All Africa Music Awards), the equivalent of Victoires de la musique for the African continent, whose 6th edition took place Saturday in Lagos, Nigeria. An initiative to “communicate Africa's strength to the rest of the world.”
AFRIMA has earned a reputation as a showcase for the African music industry, an innovative and prolific sector that has exploded over the past decade. the last decade.