The four-time Grammy nominee, Tyrese Gibson, hosted along with the help of, Afrika Fifty6 the ‘For Our Girls of Nigeria’; benefit concert on May 30 in the West Hollywood night club, 1OAK LA. Let us tell you the benefit concert had MANY surprise performances and guest we did not except to see. We can honestly say it was such a memorable event to all that attended!!!
The suited up 35-year-old singer, hosted and performed in this gala, where all UNICEF proceeds will benefit all the families from all the 276 schoolgirls that were abducted by Boko Haram, terrorist group this year.
Many A-list celebrities were seen attending this event such as Angela Simmons, Antonique Smith, Karrueche Tran, Yesi Ortiz and many, many more attended this event for a good cause. The biggest highlight of the night was the surprise guest performance by the legendary, Stevie Wonder, whom shared such a powerful message to the crowd and turned heads when he took the piano to performed live; talk about such a memorable moment for all attendees
Through out the event Gibson really encouraged everyone to do something and to be an active advocate. The ‘Best of Me’ singer told HipHop Hollywood,
“Lets go beyond holding up a sign from the convenience of your house. Lets gets our knees dirty, orchestrate, use your influence that God has given you to try to change the world and make a difference,”
Surprise performances from Mario, Ginuwine, Tyrese and Ludacris took the audience back in time as they teared up the stage with their biggest hits. Ginuwine made mouths drop when he performed his song, “Pony” on stage, following Mario, performing his hit, “Let me love you.” you can already imagine every girl’s reactions to his performance! There was also so many surprise guest attending this event such as The Fast and Furious hunk, Vin Diesel, E! News host, Terrence Jenkins and Marques Houston; talk about a great night!
Check out the video below!!!