American music producer Cedric Singleton, who is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Black Market Records, an international record label, over the weekend graced the Africon Music Festival, which was held in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, CA.
Singleton stormed the star-studded event together with an entourage of celebrated American rappers, music producers, fashionistas, investors among other categories of Africans in the diaspora.
The Africon Music Festival is an annual event that is aimed to identifying, acknowledging and rewarding African musicians in the diaspora.
The festival happens on the last day of the Africon Conference which runs from May 25th to 28th of every year and this year’s festival was held on Saturday, at Baldwin Hills Mall, 3650 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90008.
Revellers who attended this year’s event were treated to thrilling entertainment from several acts that included; Band, Tiger, June Freedom, Jae Murphy/Earry Hall, Aponte, Chiefy Chiefy, Stanley Enow, Poizon Ivy, Buju, Jidenna, Nana Kwabena, Stanley Eno, among others.
Besides music however, the Africon Conference is aimed at uniting the Global Black Diaspora because it brings together pop culture, music, food, innovation, activism, education, health and business.
The conference that kicks off on May 25th, climaxes on the last day May 28th, which is also the same day on which the music festival is held.