Photos of Teni, Ayra Starr, and other creators flexing in the Metaverse at Meta’s #FlexNaija event in Lagos

Tomiwo Ojo
Musical powerhouses Teni, Santi, and Ayra Starr, took to the stage with immersive and interactive performances aimed at inspiring Nigerian creators to ‘flex’ in the Metaverse…
Photos of Teni, Ayra Starr, and other Creators Flexing in the Metaverse at Meta’s #FlexNaija event in Lagos

Meta brought together music, fashion, art, and comedy content creators to “FlexNaija”, a first-of-its-kind mixed reality event showcasing creativity and imagination as keys to the Metaverse, the next evolution of the internet yesterday in Lagos.

Guest exploring Meta Spark AR filters

Guests were invited to step into a multi-sensory experience with zones dedicated to key Metaverse entry points, including — Meta Spark Augmented Reality (AR), Digital Collectibles (NFTs), and Avatars.

L- R: Oluwasola Obagbemi, Nicole Chikwe, Dare Art Alade, Ife Agoro and Frank iTom at Meta’s #FlexNaija mixed reality event in Lagos

Musical powerhouses Teni, Santi, and Ayra Starr, took to the stage with immersive and interactive performances aimed at inspiring Nigerian creators to ‘flex’ in the Metaverse and explore new ways to connect with their communities.

Oluwasola Obagbemi, Corporate Comms Manager for Anglophone West Africa and Anna Lee, International Marketing Manager at Meta taking media representatives on an exclusive tour of metaverse entry points at Meta’s #FlexNaija mixed reality event in Lagos

Last night, Nigeria was the stage and the world its audience. 

Ineke Paulsen, Meta’s Director of EMEA Marketing, commented: “The creator community here in Nigeria and across Africa is exciting to witness. These creators are pushing boundaries and truly having a global impact.

Oluwasola Obagbemi, Corporate Comms Manager for Anglophone West Africa at Meta; Teni the Entertainer, headline artist; Anna Lee, International Marketing Manager at Meta and Malika Touré, Communications Manager – Francophone Africa at Meta, during the #FlexNaija mixed reality event in Lagos

We know that creator communities will help to make the metaverse more inclusive and inspiring, with technologies providing limitless opportunities.

Ineke Paulsen, Meta’s Director of EMEA Marketing
Teni performing at FlexNaija event
Teni the Entertainer, performing at the mixed reality event in Lagos

“Flex Naija” is a celebration of how communities can push the boundaries of creativity and social connection physically and online.

This campaign reinforces Meta’s commitment to supporting African innovators and creators in new ways to express themselves. We’re excited to continue this journey in showcasing the power of collaboration in the metaverse.”

More photos from #FlexNaija mixed reality event
FlexNaija guest
King Pexxie
Frank iTom (one of the leading creators headlining the campaign)

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Guest at the mixed reality event in Lagos
Bisola Aiyeola, host of Meta’s #FlexNaija mixed reality concert
Guests exploring Meta Spark AR filters of the performing artiste at Meta’s #FlexNaija mixed reality event in Lagos.
Guest viewing Ayra Starr’s performance from the Meta Spark AR at Meta’s #FlexNaija mixed reality event in Lagos
Ayra Starr performing at Meta’s #FlexNaija mixed reality event in Lagos
Ayra Starr performing at the mixed reality event in Lagos
DJ TGarbs thrilling guests at the mixed reality event in Lagos
Guest at the event flexing to Teni’s performance
#FlexNaija is a first-of-its-kind mixed reality event in Africa by Meta
A Digital Collectible (NFT) on display at Meta’s #FlexNaija mixed reality event in Lagos
Ex-Big Brother Naija star, Alex Unusual, at Meta’s #FlexNaija mixed reality event in Lagos
Santi, also known as Cruel Santino, performing at Meta’s #FlexNaija mixed reality event in Lagos
Meta team with Mark Angel and Santi at Meta’s #FlexNaija mixed reality event in Lagos.


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