Fantacee Wiz, a multi-award-winning folksinger, activist and poet from Sierra Leone is in Washington for the eighth edition of the Sierra Leone Association of Artists and Musicians Award, SLAAM . Wiz visited Voice of America, along with Sierra Leone’s David Vandi for a sit down with the host of Music Time in Africa Heather Maxwell.
Renowned female artist and activist from Sierra Leone graced the premises of VOA. Her visit was marked by a warm reception from the Heather Maxwell, on the voice of America’s Africa 54 who was eager to hear her amazing voice.
Fantacee is currently the USA to attend the SLAAM Awards where she will be headlining the event and also nominated under two categories.
During her interview, she noted that the SLAAM Awards has been her greatest both being nominated and being as headline artist. Fantacee Wiz also shared her story during the interview.
The artist’s visit was a timely reminder of the importance of amplifying the voices of women and girls in Africa and around the world. Fantacee Wiz also had the opportunity to perform one of the her songs.
Overall, it was an enriching experience that left a lasting impression on the viewers.