On the 1st of February 2018, UK-based Nigerian media personality, Tomi Badejoko and few other creative such as DJ/music artiste, DJ Cuppy, music producer, Julz and filmmaker, Dami Vaughn were invited to speak at the Black Ascent event which is hosted by the London School of Economics.
The annual panel discussion which seeks to showcase different issues relating to the black community, was held at the Sheikh Zayed Theatre and “The Role of Arts, in the Black Community” was the topic of the day.
According to Tomi the event was “particularly targeted towards students who feel that their creative or artistic interest may not be nurtured at University, and would appreciate a focus on the arts within academic institutions, such as the LSE.”
“The event is being organised to present the arts as a vital aspect in our communities and in expressing the complexity of black identity to the world stage.” she concludes
Tomi Badejoko is a serial multi mediapreneur. She currently hosts the “Breakfast Show” on Ben TV (Sky channel 175), and co- host the “Culture Club”, on Tribe Urban Radio. She has interviewed high profile individuals like The Duke of York, HRH Prince Andrew, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan and entertainment stars and also hosted top events like the Royal Ascot, London Fashion Week, Nollywood movie Premieres and Afrobeat concerts.
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