Lagos, October 5, 2018: In a celebration of oneness, talent and more than five
decades of independence, MTN Nigeria supported another edition of ‘Jimmy’s Jump
Off’ which brought together over 20 DJs at the Hard Rock Cafe, on Sunday 30th
of September 2018.
by many as the official pre-independence party, the event was hosted by
Africa’s foremost DJ – Jimmy Jatt in partnership with MTN.
party, which featured mind-blowing performances from other top DJs such as DJ
Spinall, DJ Cuppy, DJ Neptune, DJ Consequence, and DJ Xclusive, started on a
patriotic note with a rendition of the national anthem that saw the crowd
passionately singing along to the melodious tune of the anthem.
on MTN’s support of ‘Jimmy’s Jump Off,’ Richard Iweanoge, General Manager,
Brands and Communication, MTN Nigeria stated that, “MTN has from inception always supported the interests of Nigerians, and
music is no exception. With platforms like MTN Music+, MTN has continued to
show its support for Nigerian music. Presently, MTN Music+ is the largest music
distributor in Africa. Year on year, MTN generates billions of naira for the
music industry through the monetization of Caller Ring Back Tunes utilizing
local musical content.”
the significance of Nigeria’s independence, Iweanoge said, “We’re truly excited to be celebrating with
the rest of the country Nigeria’s 58 years of independence and we will continue
to celebrate the nation’s many feats. We believe in the Nigerian spirit, the
beauty in our diversity and the enormous talents that abound in the country.
And it is important we celebrate these qualities continually.”
In addition to the
beautiful music, there were other exciting side attractions such as foosball,
chess, and ayo games with lots of gifts from MTN.