Ade Bantu is a Nigerian-German musician, producer, activist, lecturer, public speaker and grenzgänger. He is the founder of the band, Bantu (Brotherhood Alliance Navigating Towards Unity), and the Afro-German NGO & Musical collective, Brothers Keepers. He currently resides in Lagos, Nigeria
Deservingly, Bantu netted the 2005 edition of the prestigious Kora Award (the pan African equivalent of the Grammy) in the categories “Best Group West Africa” and “Best Group Africa”.
Bantu was introduced to the Nigerian audience in 1999. The group became an instant success with their radio hit singles “Nzogbu” & “Fire Inna Dancehall”. Over the years, they have consistently released videos and audio recordings of their works which has helped garner a loyal fan base and following. He has collaborated with various artists such as: Xavier Naidoo, UB40, Gentleman, Patrice, Nneka, African China, Adewale Ayuba, Abiodun, Fatai Rolling Dollar, Azadus, Mode 9, Tony Allen, Soundsultan, Harry Belafonte and Asa.
He is presently the newest judge on Project Fame West Africa!
Bibie Brew, is a Ghanaian award winning International recording artiste who has flown Africa’s flag way beyond the shores of the continent. She is an International star performer, known through her Hit 'Tout doucement' that topped the French charts in the 1980’s. She has recorded and released 5 major albums and 42 singles in France and the whole of Europe.
In her spare time she uses her talent to teach local aspiring musicians in Accra and Paris, helping them to achieve recognition. Bibie has been a Judge on the MTN sponsored “Project Fame West Africa” in Nigeria for five years running. Bibie is currently an Honorary General Secretary of Musicians Association of Ghana, she runs an Arts Café in Accra Called “The New Morning” where she gives young people the opportunity to showcase their talents in arts to high profiled patrons from Embassies and Foreign Missions across Ghana and other notable individuals and groups.
Temitayo Ibitoye popularly known as Tee- Y Mix is a multi-talented Keyboardist and an A-list music producer based in Nigeria. He is an indigene of Ondo state. He grew up in an artistic and musical environment where he displayed from an early age, great interest in music.
He holds a degree in computer science from the University of Abuja, a diploma in Audio recording engineering from the Audio institute of America and is soon to complete a degree program in Business Administration with the University of South Africa. Tee-Y Mix started producing music as early as 2001 and has since grown to be one of the most sought after music producers in Nigeria. Since his first hit, Adara by Sasha in 2006, he has maintained a consistent delivery of good productions till date.