VIDEO: Marlian Fest London: Naira Marley excels at the O2 Academy

On February 3, 2020, Nigerian rapper, Naira Marley excelled at his headlining show at the O2 Arena in London, England.

During the show tagged, Marlian Fest London, Naira Marley performed some of his most acclaimed hits. He made people ‘Tesumole’ and thrilled his crowd to ‘Soapy.’ With the large first-generation African immigrant demography in London, England, the show jumped and Marley who came out to in style was a star.


However, the show was reportedly marred by bad news. According to Daily Mail, around 9:40 pm in the evening, London police got a call that a man in his 20s had been stabbed at Stockwell Road, Lambeth – outside the venue where Naira Marley was billed to perform.

Nonetheless, the wound is said to not be life-threatening. While the venue was then locked, preventing people from entering, Marley proceeded to excel at his show.

UPDATE: In the late hours of February 3, 2020, Yinkfold Media was told that news of a man being stabbed at Naira Marley’s show is off the mark. Lambeth Police clarifies that “We were called to Stockwell Road, Lambeth at 21:41hrs (9:41 pm) to a report of a stabbing. Officers and Ambulance attended and treated a man in his 20s with a stab wound. He was taken to hospital in a non-life threatening condition. No arrests; inquiries continue.