Davido, Tobe Nwigwe perform at the 9th annual ONE Musicfest

Davido, Tobe Nwigwe perform at the 9th annual ONE Musicfest

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photos by DV Photo Video
 
It's an annual urban music festival, which features a diverse range of music. Now in its 9th year, ONE Musicfest is now recognized as one of the most highly-anticipated celebrations of the arts in the Southeast and at this years event, over 40,000 music lovers from throughout the country showed up to experience a weekend of live music.

Held in Atlanta's Central Park, the festival began Friday with a Kick-Off Party at The Gathering Spot presented by Lyft. Attended by 1,500 guests, it featured a silent party by Bonfire ATL, music by DJ Trauma and performances by Lion Babe, Tobe Nwigwe, Childish Major and Taliwhoah.
 
On Saturday, thousands packed the park to hear a diverse lineup of acts, which included Nas, Miguel, Big Sean, H.E.R,, Big K.R.I.T, Davido, DVSN, Goldlink, Teedra Moses, Tobe Nwigwe, Jessie Reyez, Felixx, and Aina Brei'Yon. Each day, Smokin' Shells hosted a DJ stage where 36 DJs kept the energy high throughout the weekend.
 
On Sunday, there were performances by 2 Chainz, T.I., Big Boi, Monica, August Greene, George Clinton & Parliament, Kelis, Rapsody, the ATL Crunk Set (DJ Nabs, Youngbloodz, Ying Yang Twins, Trillville, Eastside Boyz, Kilo Ali), DJ KP the Great, St. Beauty, Angelina Sherie and the Band of Brothas.

Additionally, Democratic Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams stopped by the festival on Sunday to share her vision for moving Georgia forward.
 
Check out pictures from the annual event:

Aina Brei'yon
Big Sean
Big Tigger and Davido
Davido
Goldlink
H.E.R
Lloyd
Miguel
Nas
Nas commanded the stage on Saturday night
Nas
T.I.'s set ended in a family affair with wife Tameka Tiny Harris and children
Teedra Moses
Tobe Nwigwe
Tobe Nwigwe performs with wife Fat