PLANS are in top gear for a comedy and music show that will shake the entertainment industry and the country tagged Ali Baba Again in “He, Them and I” .The show according to its producer, young and creative Bunmi Davies , will be a reference point in the showbiz industry in the country.
Davies further revealed that the He stands for the rave of the moment in the Music industry, D’ Banj and the them stands for Ali”s lieutenants in the comedy zone and in the music industry –these include Julius Agwu, Okey Bakasi , Basket Mouth, 9ice, Gbenga Adeyinka, Yibo Koko, among others. While the I literarily stands for the king of comedy himself, Ali Baba.
In the words of Olujuwon B.P, the publicist for the show, Ali Baba Again in “He,Them and I “ will be different and unique from every other comedy show in the country because for a very long time Ali Baba has not done a solo show, the last time he did one was in the year 2005, tagged, Share Offer, which was a success, for years he was busy planning , his fans can be rest assured that they would get nothing but the best .
The show is slated for the prestigious Expo Hall, Oceanview, Victoria Island, Lagos, on friday12 and Saturday, June 13, 2009. When asked why the show will last for two days, Bunmi Davies said every other comedians do show for just a day and a day will not be enough for the King, this is part of what makes the show greater than other shows, coupled with the fact that there are lots of artistes that will perform, so one day is not enough and since the first day is a public holiday, we cant afford to deny Nigerians the opportunity to catch funs,” he concluded.
Ali Baba started off several years ago as a stand up comedian and over the years he has brought glamour to stand up comedy in the country and this has led to discovery of many talents, he is regarded as the King of comedy , because of his contribution which cannot be over-emphasized. “As at the last count several corporate organizations are showing interest to be part of the show,” said Bunmi.