On October 1st, 2023, Southampton experienced an electrifying night as rising music sensation, Richman Bana, headlined the O2 Guildhall stage at the BBAM Festival. The event boasted an impressive lineup of over 40 artists and bands, including Ras I, Chimney The Great, Dre Star, Zee Nessa, and many more.

The BBAM Festival, an annual cultural phenomenon in Southampton celebrating Black Business, Arts, and Music, drew over 5000 enthusiastic attendees during its 2023 edition, coinciding with Black History Month. The festival also paid tribute to black soldiers with a memorable march.

Banakeng Bunila Herman also known as Richman Bana’s performance at the O2 Guildhall Southampton was a night filled with energy and passion, leaving a lasting impression on those in attendance.

This event marked a significant milestone in Richman Bana’s career, showcasing his talent and stage presence, akin to other great African artists like Davido, Burna Boy, and Don Jazzy. Southampton witnessed the rise of a star in the making, firmly establishing Richman Bana in the music world. Richman Bana also has his music album titled “Our Journey” released recently and you can purchase it via the link: https://richmanbana.bandcamp.com/album/our-journey

For those who missed this unforgettable night, check out some photos and clips below, and stay tuned for more from this rising star. The BBAM Festival promises another exciting edition next year!

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