Over the past 9years, Cokobar.com and Barons World have completely reshaped and revolutionised the way we spend our Valentine’s week in the United Kingdom with Basketmouth’s seminal annual comedy event proving a massive hit among the afro urban community in Britain and selling out each and every time.
Innovative and progressive in all respects, Basketmouth, Cokobar.com and Barons World are venturing to raise the bar and push the envelope yet again next Valentine’s weekend 11th of February 2018 with a bigger and better stand-up comedy format aptly titled Basketmouth Live @ The SSE Arena, Wembley that is sure to redefine stand-up comedy in the continent going forward! As the name suggests, Basketmouth Live @ The SSE Arena, Wembley aims to unite and bring together, the very best in African Comedy all under one roof in the United Kingdom, for the first time ever to go along with the milestone is the choice of venue The SSE Arena, Wembley has been chosen to host 10,000 lovers a first for an African entertainer to sell out.
With promoting Africa further on the international stage as well as African unity and togetherness as the main driving forces behind this hugely ambitious venture, there wasn’t a better time and season than on Valentine’s season to hold this inspiring event – with all the love in the air, it’s almost as if it was written in the stars for Basketmouth Live @ The SSE Arena, Wembley to take place in February 2018!
African comedy – and by extension, African lifestyle and culture – has certainly come a very long way over the years in gaining international notoriety, especially with the rise and rise of African music on a much more global platform, the African film sector aka Nollywood industry continuing to integrate and collaborate with Hollywood and the European film industry and African fashion now sitting at the international table. It is certainly now time for African comedy and its leading stars to take centre stage and thanks to Baron’s World and Cokobar.com, the ascension of African comedy is finally coming to fruition – beginning with Basketmouth Live @ The SSE Arena, Wembley paving the way for the world domination.
Mr Ropo Akin CEO Whyte Lion The brains behind this very colossal venture “We are very excited to be bringing the successful comedy series to Wembley this is indeed a huge milestone for us as we attempt to sell out The SSE Arena, Wembley on Valentine’s day, we have become an authority as to how people spend valentines’ for the last 9 years, this one has a special touch to it, 10 years of Basketmouth in the UK and thousands of lovers under a roof we don’t feel any pressure at all “
Basketmouth Is nothing short of a comedy legend in Africa with a top tier career that has spanned over three continents lasted over 15 years at the very highest level and won him every accolade a Nigerian comedian could only dream of receiving.
Basketmouth Live @ The SSE Arena, Wembley is NOT to be missed! With the very best of African comedy in a way that has never been attempted before in the UK, Basketmouth, Cokobar.com and Barons World have gone far and beyond any and all expectations to bring you the event of the Valentine’s season and more importantly, one of the comedy events of 2018.