MTN Nigeria along with Berklee College of Art will participate in Y’ello Star, the latest music reality project.
“We’re excited to work with MTN and Afrinolly Creative Hub on the Y’ello Star Project. This is a great opportunity for artists from the vibrant Nigerian music scene to get advice and mentorship from Berklee’s knowledgeable professors while broadening awareness of Berklee in the region through MTN’s large audience,” announced Roger Brown, Berklee President.
MTN Nigeria created Y’ello Star to search, discover, nurture and launch music talents in the young Nigerian community.
“This project goes beyond discovering talent in the Nigerian entertainment industry. MTN Y’ello Star is a conduit for capacity building within the creative industry, empowering the contestants and industry with the relevant practical knowledge to compete on a global scale. We are thankful for partners such as the Berklee College of Music who share this vision,” Acting Chief Marketing Officer, MTN Nigeria, Anthony Obi.
The live shows will start November and run till December, 2020. Three judges, including popular Nigerian musicians and six-time Grammy award winner, actor and producer will bring on board their years of experience to bear on the show.