Nigerian musician rides the waves in Beijing

By Fredrick P. W. Gaye (People’s Daily Online

Asabre (center) poses for photo with African journalists in Beijing
Asabre (center) poses for photo with African journalists in Beijing

George Asabre, Nigerian musician, is one of the foreign entertainment acts making waves in Beijing and some other parts of China. His case is that of a stranger finding home far away from his homeland.

The story by his Chinese manager in their Beijing office who said he has a long history of managing and grooming foreign entertainers and that they flow so well and easy with Africans reveals him better.

The Nigeria born entertainer took his steps to explore China, though with a different language, for music six years ago, and according to his tale, the journey has paid off.

He already has won two titles, first in the monthly and second in the annual Chinese national entertainment competitions. He has found his breakthrough in his career, which had been/is his dream of coming to China in 2009. These, he said, have inspired him more. READ MORE OF THIS REPORT

SOURCES: The People’s Daily

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.