Ivorian music star Alpha Blondy was part of an impressive line of artists in the capital city, Abidjan for the InstaVoice Meet & Greet event managed by PR Consultancy firm Makeba Creates (MCPR).
The informal gathering was held at the brand new Alpha Blondy radio station, to celebrate the popularity and success of the InstaVoice Celeb™ service in Cote D’Ivoire.
InstaVoice Celeb is a popular service from Kirusa, the leader in voice messaging and social media mobile apps in emerging markets. Currently available in eight countries across Africa and Latin America.
InstaVoice Celeb enables celebrities to communicate with their fans in their own voice. Scores of celebrities from diverse domains such as movie stars, music sensations, sports icons, and political leaders are leveraging this powerful platform to reach out to their fans every day.
Fans get to hear celebrities personally, sharing their thoughts and emotions over voice messages. These voice messages are delivered instantly to the fans, creating a ‘Voice Twitter’ experience. Fans can send messages, including questions to celebrities, and get a response. This experience enriches further through regular contests and campaigns, wherein fans get an opportunity to speak to the celebrities, participate in their events, and meet them. They also get a chance to receive merchandise featuring the celebrities.
The Cote D’Ivoire event brought together many of the celebrities from Cote D’Ivoire who are managed by MCPR. Ivorian Celebrities such as TV and radio broadcaster John Jay, activist and artist Kajeem, popular rapper NASH, Zuoglo music group Marabout D’Afrik, Coupe De Cale sensation Papa Ministre, and humorist Joel Jo’art were amongst celebrities who discussed the InstaVoice mobile app, and got more insights into the benefits for themselves, as well as for their followers and fans.
Managing Director of MCPR, Makeba Boateng said, “InstaVoice adds the emotive dimension to fan engagement through voice; it is revolutionary and a win-win for both fans and celebrities.”
MCPR is a leading agent for InstaVoice Celeb in Africa and has contributed to the service’s success story. The PR Company helped to launch InstaVoice Celeb in Ghana in 2012. MCPR manages over 30 entertainers for Kirusa’s InstaVoice Celeb services in Ghana, Nigeria and Cote D’Ivoire. It’s showbiz portfolio includes actors like John Dumelo and Yvonne Okoro, musicians such as Efya, MzVee, Reggie Rockstone and Ice Prince, Comedians and humorists like Afia Swarzeneggar (Ghana), Chuken Pat (CI), Le Coupé-décalé favourites such as DJ Kejevara and DJ Mix; and not forgetting highlife artist and music producer David Tayorault.
Others in attendance at the Meet & Greet included francophone humorist Mareshal Zongo, Digbeu Cravate and Boucary.