Sierra Leone Association of Artists & Musicians Kicks Off in London,
By: SEM Contributor on February 19, 2013.
On January 23, 2013 members of the entertainment industry in London ranging from DJâs, musicians, Filmmakers, converged at the Legacy Restaurant at 53 Camberwell Rd, SE London, an African restaurant that serves the community; to meet with Sierra Leone Association of Artists & Musicians (SLAAM) USA founder Giileh Kebbie Scholz. The gathering ranged from musicians to DJâs, Promoters, and Filmmakers along with two of SLAAM USA 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award winners for music Collins Pratt and Bonnie Mac. Giileh encouraged them to embrace the vision and goals of SLAAM for the Industry in UK and this was emphasized by Bonnie Mac as he explained the musical journey he and his colleagues had been on without the backing of an organization like SLAAM. The meeting was concluded with an agreed upon date of February 13 2013 at 6pm prompt, where decisions would be made for an interim leadership to be put in place location to be announced. SLAAM UK is appealing to all in the industry in UK to attend this meeting and be a part of something different that will empower the industry as a whole. DJ, Promoters, Producers, Actors, Actresses, Musicians, Filmmakers, Radio talk personalities etc.