Meta’s #FlexNaija Event in Lagos: See All the Photos of Teni, Santi, Ayra Starr, and Creators Flexing in the Metaverse

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25 November – Lagos, Nigeria: Yesterday, Meta brought together music, fashion, art, and comedy content creators to “Flex Naija”, a first-of-its-kind mixed reality event showcasing creativity and imagination as keys to the Metaverse, the next evolution of the internet. 

Guests were invited to step into a multi-sensory experience with zones dedicated to key Metaverse entry points, including — Meta Spark Augmented Reality (AR), Digital Collectibles (NFTs), and Avatars. Musical powerhouses Teni, Santi, and Ayra Starr took to the stage with immersive and interactive performances, aimed at inspiring Nigerian creators to ‘flex’ in the Metaverse and explore new ways to connect with their communities. Last night, Nigeria was the stage and the world its audience. 

Ineke Paulsen, Meta’s Director of EMEA Marketing, commented: “The creator community here in Nigeria, and across Africa is exciting to witness, these creators are pushing boundaries and truly having a global impact. We know that creator communities will help to make the metaverse more inclusive and inspiring, with technologies providing limitless opportunities. “Flex Naija” is a celebration of how communities can push the boundaries of creativity and social connection physically and online. This campaign reinforces Meta’s commitment in supporting African innovators and creators in new ways to express themselves. We’re excited to continue this journey in showcasing the power of collaboration in the metaverse.”

Photos and captions – #FlexNaija

Oluwasola Obagbemi, Corporate Comms Manager for Anglophone West Africa and Anna Lee, International Marketing Manager at Meta taking media representatives on an exclusive tour of metaverse entry points at Meta’s #FlexNaija mixed reality event in Lagos

Oluwasola Obagbemi, Corporate Comms Manager for Anglophone West Africa at Meta; Teni the Entertainer, headline artist; Anna Lee, International Marketing Manager at Meta and Malika Touré, Communications Manager – Francophone Africa at Meta, during the #FlexNaija mixed reality event in Lagos

Guest exploring Meta Spark AR filters

King Pexxie

Frank iTom (one of the leading creators headlining the campaign)

Yagazie Emezi

James Brown 

L- R: Oluwasola Obagbemi, Nicole Chikwe, Dare Art Alade, Ife Agoro and Frank iTom at Meta’s #FlexNaija mixed reality event in Lagos

Guest at Meta’s #FlexNaija mixed reality event in Lagos

Bisola Aiyeola, host of Meta’s #FlexNaija mixed reality concert

Teni the Entertainer performing at Meta’s #FlexNaija mixed reality event in Lagos

Guests exploring Meta Spark AR filters of the performing artiste at Meta’s #FlexNaija mixed reality event in Lagos.

Guest viewing Ayra Starr’s performance from the Meta Spark AR at Meta’s #FlexNaija mixed reality event in Lagos

Ayra Starr performing at Meta’s #FlexNaija mixed reality event in Lagos

DJ TGarbs thrilling guests at Meta’s #FlexNaija mixed reality event in Lagos

Guest at the event flexing to Teni’s performance

#FlexNaija is a first-of-its-kind mixed reality event in Africa by Meta

A Digital Collectible (NFT) on display at Meta’s #FlexNaija mixed reality event in Lagos

Ex-Big Brother Naija star, Alex Unusual, at Meta’s #FlexNaija mixed reality event in Lagos

Santi, also known as Cruel Santino, performing at Meta’s #FlexNaija mixed reality event in Lagos

Meta team with Mark Angel and Santi at Meta’s #FlexNaija mixed reality event in Lagos. 

Bisola Aiyeola, #FlexNaija’s host 

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