Golden Globe and SAG winner, Idris Elba will host the Africa Day Concert 2021 set for May 25th. The event will feature trailblazing African artists who will are going to entertain fans across Africa.

This year’s concert will shine light on Africa’s next wave of talent that are making their mark on the global stage. The virtual concert will be a Pan African event where artists will perform on multiple stages from Nairobi, Lagos and Johannesburg in a live stream event for a global audience on YouTube and broadcast on  MTV channels. Africa is in the midst of a creative and cultural renaissance that has been accelerated by artists who are claiming a unique space in the world.

“I’m committed to shining a light on African culture, heritage and the arts. During a year when globally we have all had to reflect deeply on our purpose, I’ve taken inspiration from the continent with its diversity of voices, creativity and innovation. Here’s to Africa’s Next Global Wave,”