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Ambassador Kao Denero Reacts After a Sold Out Show in Tokeh

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Festus Conteh
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Ambassador Kao Denro Reacts After a Sold Out Show in Tokeh
Ambassador Kao Denro Reacts After a Sold Out Show in Tokeh

Amara Denis Turay popularly known as Kao Denero also dubbed as the Entertainment Ambassador has made the “Back To My Root Festival” a sold-out show.

The show which took place yesterday at Tokeh Beach had over 10,000 Sierra Leoneans in attendance both high parastatals and Black Leo fans.

The festival which the Office of The Entertainment and Investment Ambassador collaborated with the Ministry of Tourism was full of varieties of performances ranging from welcome custom dances, local drumming, traditional dance move, and a sequel of performances from Sierra Leone artists both home and abroad.

Kaligraph Jones from Kenya who also serves as a guest of honour for the festival graced the show with an extraordinary performance leaving the crowd in exceeding awe.

Selling out shows in Sierra Leone has almost become an easy-peasy business for Kao Denero as he repeatedly sold out the 21 stands Siaka Steven Stadium fully packed.

Kao Denero Reacted on Facebook about the festival

Amara Dennis Turay (born October 17), popularly called Kao Denero, is a Sierra Leonean rap artist and songwriter.

After his early days in Lungi Township, Port Loko District, Denero delved into the music industry releasing his first album in 2003 called Black Leo 4 Life.

Recently, he got nominated in the ‘African Rapper of the Year’ category by the 256 HipHop Awards, alongside other artists like Nasty C and MI Abaga.

Kao Denero grew up in the suburbs of Lungi Township. He was raised by his parents till they parted ways when he was 13.

Kao Denero was born on the 17th of October in the 1980s.

He grew fond of music in his childhood days. He became enthusiastic about rap music and drew inspiration from popular artists such as Tupac Shakur and Bob Marley.


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Festus Conteh is an international youth that functions conveniently in all forms of writing including article writing, news, script, content writing, constitution and project/proposal writing. Writing is fun to Festus and has brought fame and recognition in his clime. In 2019, he was awarded best upcoming writer in an online writing completion that was organized by the Association of Sierra Leonean Authors (ASLA). After his impactful contribution to national development and cohesion through writing, he was nominated for the African Genius Award for the Best Writer in Africa Award Category an award he lost to one of the greatest African Writers - Chinua Achebe. In 2022, Festus was one of the applicants to the Commonwealth Youth Council (CYC) as Vice Chairperson (Policy and Advocacy) a process that met imperil feedback. As a freelancer, Festus has written articles for magazines, newspapers, and media houses and his articles have attracted big media houses including BBC, Aljazeera and Legit. Ng and is the Head of Programs at Salone Messenger a public relations firm based in Sierra Leone with the latest news and information. He is the founder of Africa’s Wakanda a platform that spotlight the beauty of Africa. Festus is also a perpetual volunteer in life-changing causes and has shown great commitment and dedication to being a catalyst and solution to the challenges faced by young people like himself. Festus currently serves as the Secretary General of the Africa Youth Leaders movement which is a network of youth between the ages of 20 – 30 years who have shown achievement, leadership potential and commitment to make a difference. Festus is also the Africa Focal Point of Youth for Change Initiative, which is a platform through which young people can access resources, be empowered and given the opportunity to grow to become useful members of society who will participate in the development of their communities and nation. Along with another Africa Youth platform, Festus has Co-Founded the Future of Africa initiative which is an advocate forum with the aim to bring together local and international socio-economic stakeholders to support innovative programs aimed at advancing the radical and practical progress of adoption awareness-vulnerable children and youth and youth leadership-through interlinking local, regional and international resources and opportunities.