Legendary artiste, 2Face Idbia was on Wednesday honoured at the School of Music by the Department of Music, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife.
2Baba became the first to receive such an award, it was presented to him at the department’s 1st public lecture and fellowship award ceremony.
He expressed enthusiasm to have been considered for the award.
“Being the torch-bearer for the new pop movement is a role I do not take lightly. And I am honoured to have been found worthy of such noble, albeit enormous responsibility.” 2Baba stated while receiving the award.
2Face was also a guest lecturer and presented a paper titled: “2 decades of Afropop in Nigeria: The perspective of 2baba.”