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Davido truly transformed State Farm Arena into a celebration fit for Lagos finest during his Martell Cognac-sponsored A.W.A.Y. Festival experience in Atlanta.

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Source: Martell Cognac sponsors A.W.A.Y. Festival presented by Davido at State Farm Arena in Atlanta/ PWP Studio

On Saturday, November 18, Davido’s “(A.W.A.Y.) Are We African Yet?” festival hit ATL’s State Farm Arena for a one-day show that was truly reflective of his global impact.

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Source: Martell Cognac sponsors A.W.A.Y. Festival presented by Davido at State Farm Arena in Atlanta / PWP Studio

The audience at the arena was up on their feet, dancing and singing along to sets by African artists and DJs all night long.

The energy reached it’s peak once Davido hit the stage and ran through hits including “Unavailable,” “Assurance” and “Fall.”

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Source: Martell Cognac sponsors A.W.A.Y. Festival presented by Davido at State Farm Arena in Atlanta/ PWP Studio

In addition to Davido, the audience enjoyed South African DJ duo TXC who just happen to be signed to LVRN.

 

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Source: Martell Cognac sponsors A.W.A.Y. Festival presented by Davido at State Farm Arena in Atlanta/ PWP Studio

E Cool also hit the stage.

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Source: Martell Cognac sponsors A.W.A.Y. Festival presented by Davido at State Farm Arena in Atlanta/ PWP Studio

As well as “Monalisa” singer Lo Jay!

Victony, Mayor Kun, Musa Keys and King Promise also put on incredible performances, but we can’t leave out Spinall who delivered one of our favorite sets of the night.

 

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Source: Martell Cognac sponsors A.W.A.Y. Festival presented by Davido at State Farm Arena in Atlanta/ PWP Studio

Back stage Martell Cognac treated their special guests to dinner and drinks in a private VIP lounge.Martell Cognac

Source: Martell Cognac sponsors A.W.A.Y. Festival presented by Davido at State Farm Arena in Atlanta/ PWP StudioThe exclusive experience included elevated Blue Swift cocktails called the Nigerian Swift Sour, the Swift & Ginger, and the Martell Martarita.

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Source: Martell Cognac Sponsors A.W.A.Y. Festival Presented by Davido at State / PWP Studio

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Source: Martell Cognac sponsors A.W.A.Y. Festival presented by Davido at State Farm Arena in Atlanta/ PWP Studio

Guests were also treated to an incredible spread featuring foods both from Atlanta and Africa, including wings and herbed chicken and jollof rice.  Anybody else feeling hungry just thinking about it?

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Source: Martell Cognac sponsors A.W.A.Y. Festival presented by Davido at State Farm Arena in Atlanta/ PWP StudioIf you’re looking forward to sippin’ something special this holiday season, try this cocktail recipe for a Pomme Highball, one of the Martell beverages we enjoyed while we were A.W.A.Y!

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Source: Martell Cognac sponsors A.W.A.Y. Festival presented by Davido at State Farm Arena in Atlanta/ PWP Studio

Ingredients:

2 oz Martell Blue Swift

1 oz pineapple juice

4 oz ginger beer

Instructions: Combine Blue Swift, pineapple juice, and ginger beer in a highball or collins glass. Stir and garnish with a lemon wedge. Enjoy!

Garnish: Lemon wedge.

Glassware: Highball/Collins

 

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Source: Martell Cognac sponsors A.W.A.Y. Festival presented by Davido at State Farm Arena in Atlanta / PWP Studio 

What’s your favorite Davido song?

 

Davido Delivers Diasporic Delight At Atlanta A.W.A.Y. Festival Tour Stop Sponsored By Martell Cognac  was originally published on globalgrind.com