Asake Performs With a Baby at Barclays Center, Video Causes Stir; Central Cee, Fireboy DML Present

Asake Performs With a Baby at Barclays Center, Video Causes Stir; Central Cee, Fireboy DML Present

  • Videos from singer Asake's concert at the Barclays Center in New York are trending on social media
  • A clip showed the moment Asake performed with a baby on stage, another clip showed UK rapper Central Cee, Fireboy DML in attendance
  • The fun videos from the sold-out event showed Asake thrilling the audience with some of his hit songs as they sang along in excitement
  • In a conversation with's Olumide, Xollomon, a music lover, believed Asake's performance at the Barclays Center has made him become a new generation A-list artist

Afrobeats superstar Asake is trending on social media following the success of the sold-out show at the iconic 19,000-capacity Barclays Center in New York on Friday, September 8.

Asake, who recently sold out the 20,000-capacity O2 Arena in London, is now the first Afrobeats artist to headline and sell out the Barclays Centre.

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Asake shuts down Barclays Center. Credit: @asakemusic
Source: Instagram

Different videos from the event are trending online as Asake thrilled fans with some of his hit songs, including Lonely At The Top and Sungba.

Below is a video of Asake and a baby on stage:

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Below is a video of Asake, Fireboy DML and UK rapper Central Cee backstage:

Netizens react to Asake's performance with a baby on stage compiled some of the reactions that trailed the video. Although the baby belonged to dancer Sarah Chips, some netizens claimed the baby was Asake's.


"Make una tell us who get the pikin before Nedu do podcast o."


"Baby wey don dey dance from inside womb."


"My man don get pikin?"


"Baba don release boy o."

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"Wow is that his kid."


"It’s sarahs kid ohh y’all ."


"No be central Cee pikin be that."


"If Nedu first asake announce his pikin, e no go make sense oo."


"Who's kids is that?"


"Nedu don set ringlight."


"Make una talk oo Nedu go scatter him podcast with this talk oo."

Asake's Barclays Center show was a beautiful stage performance

Xollomon, a music lover, hailed Asake for his impressive stage management at the Barclays Center.

He said:

"It was an amazing entrance, I noticed what he did with the African map on that thing that dropped him. Great songs lineup, People could sing along. The dancers were well coordinated from start to finish. It was a beautiful stage performance. Great crowd participation. Asake just solidified his place as a new Generation A-List artist."

Asake links up with Cuppy

It was a dream come true for DJ Cuppy, as she finally linked up with Asake at an event in New York, USA.

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In the video, Cuppy, who was performing as a disc jockey at an event, quickly drew the YBNL star to herself for a picture.

This comes months after the billionaire daughter made headlines for expressing her desire to be a backup singer for Asake.


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Olumide Alake (Entertainment Editor) Olumide Alake is a Lifestyle and Entertainment Journalist with 6 years of experience in news media. He holds an awarded certificate from the Editorial CDS during his service year. He has worked with some online media outfits notable are Naijaloaded, Jaguda, Kemifilani. Olumide bagged an award for the best exclusive article at and Best Entertainer Editor 2023. Contact:

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