Veteran Ghana Hiplife and versatile Musician, Okyeame Kwame who was named Climate Clock Ambassador for Africa/Ghana few days ago, gave a touching and mindblowing speech at the just ended Global Citizen Live on September 25, 2021.
The global event seek to unite the world to defend the planet and defeat poverty. There has been a lot of program which has been outlined to take place in other 6 continents, which intends to broadcast and feature artistes, celebrities and world leaders, with the aim of coming together to create change and impact climate and poverty.
During the event in Nigeria ( The New Afrika Shrine ) Ghanaian music icon and Climate Clock ambassador Okyeame Kwame brought a Climate Clock to the world stage to show global leaders our “Window of Hope” for bold climate action to make the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. “We have only seven years…. The time is NOW!” Okyeame Kwame gave a touching speech, on the need for mankind to raise our lifeline to 100% before the deadline runs out.
Check out his speech below:
Global Citizen Live the event will feature performances from all over the world, including: Lagos, London, Los Angeles, New York City, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Seoul, and Sydney.
Additional locations and event-specific details will be announced in the weeks ahead, in accordance with local health and safety restrictions.
Global Citizen Live is part of Global Citizen’s 2021 global campaign, a Recovery Plan for the World. The Recovery Plan focuses on five key objectives: ending COVID-19 for all, ending the hunger crisis, resuming learning for all, protecting the planet, and advancing equity for all.
Outlined performers who headlined the events in various countries :
LAGOS, NIGERIA: Femi Kuti, Davido, Tiwa Savage, Made Kuti
LONDON, ENGLAND: Duran Duran, Kylie Minogue, Måneskin, Nile Rodgers and Chic, Rag’N’Bone Man
LOS ANGELES, USA: Stevie Wonder, Adam Lambert, Chloe x Halle, Demi Lovato, H.E.R., ONEREPUBLIC, Ozuna, The Lumineers, and 5 Seconds of Summer
NEW YORK CITY, USA: Coldplay, Billie Eilish, Camila Cabello, Jennifer Lopez, Lizzo, Meek Mill, Shawn Mendes; special guest performances by Alessia Cara, Burna Boy, Cyndi Lauper, Jon Batiste and Lang Lang
PARIS, FRANCE: Ed Sheeran, Elton John, Doja Cat, Black Eyed Peas, Stormzy, and Christine and the Queens, and with special guest performances by Angélique Kidjo, Charlie Puth, and Fatma Said
RIO DE JANEIRO: Alok, Criolo, Liniker, Mart’nália, with special guests Tropkillaz and Mosquito.