Following the success of the first two editions of “Lock Down Nite with Naija Celebs”, a monthly Saturday night celebrity party, organisers of the much talked about event have confirmed Eldee, Ruggedman, Orezi LKT and Samklef for the 3rd edition scheduled for October 27th 2012 @ the place Nite club Ikeja GRA Lagos. With ace Comedian Omo Baba and On Air Personality ,Yaw of Wazobia FM as the hosts of the night other artistes lined up for the event are Kzeek,, Goldie Jesse King, Zee, Cocoice, Terry D Rapman and Sammie. An initiative of new entertainment company, Been There Entertainment (BT Ent), Lock Down Nite With Naija Celebs is aimed at celebrating celebrities who have made a mark in their chosen career and also create a platform for upcoming artistes to exhibit their talents. With different themes each month, Lock Down Nite is targeted at celebrating music, comedy and movie stars. Also, Models, fashion designers and soccer stars will be celebrated in the future as there are plans for events with the theme, Lock Down Nite with Najia Soccer stars, Lock Down “Fashion” Nite , Lock Down “Comedy” Nite, Lock Down “Nollywood” Nite etc.
The debut edition was tagged 'The launch Party', and it held on the 18th of August, 2012. The launch party had top artistes like Sound Sultan, Jaywon, Chuddy K, W4, Rayce, DJ Zeez, Jaywon, KCEE and others, performing to the delight of invited guests. Popular comedian Omo Baba was the Host and he held the guest spellbound, dishing out rib cracking jokes ensuring that there was no dull moment. The event started at about 10.30 p.m, with fast rising female rapper, Sagga Lee, thrilling guests with her hit single, Ajeh
butter. AfterSagga Lee's performance was the brilliant performance by Abuja based female hip hop act, Sexy Gina and her performance paved way for Sammie William, a new hip hop act signed under the management of BT ENT. With the guest asking for more, sexy singer Yemi Alade took it to another level, rendering two of her popular songs before hip hop duo El - Phlex took over and gingered everyone to get on their feet. At this point, the crowd was having a good time but little did they know the night had just started and when W4 stepped on stage they all went crazy dancing to his popular song “Kontrol”. Talented singer/producer DJ Zeez raised the roof performing four hit songs including his new single “Vanilla”. The last phase of performance that night was definitely the best and the first to thrill guests was another wave making hip hop act, Rayce. Loved by ladies for his stage craft, Rayce dazzled everyone with his song, 'Roll', Rayce's performance created the path for everyone to 'Go Gaga' with Chuddy K. Chuddy K performed with the sexy models all dressed in lemon green tops and black hop pants, while the biggest act of the night Sound Sultan closed the show and it was dance, dance, dance till day break.
The second edition held on September 29 and it was tagged "The Independence edition". Talented comedians Gbenga Adeyinka and Omo baba as host, both of them were on top of their game. Just like the debut edition, the second one was a blast with Gbenga and Omo Baba dazzling the crowd beyond their expectations. The event was also the album listening party of R&B sensation, Capital Femi who was at his best performing some of the new songs from his album. As usual it was a star studded night, with special performances from wave making stars Reminisce, Tony tetuila, Artquake, fragrance, jaywon, koffi, Dammy Krane, Tunde Ednut, Flowsick and Extreme
Speaking on the event the project manager of BT ENT Mr Tosin Clegg says “we have done two successful events and what we got from the events was way beyond our expectation. The response has been great and we hope to keep the flag flying. It is a monthly affair and the third edition is almost here. We have received a lot of support from artistes and the media. Without the media we wouldn’t have been able to go this far and to make Lock Down bigger we have signed a partnership deal with Goldymine entertainment, one of the biggest TV content provider in Nigeria and a Local Social Network site IYANS. For now it is a strictly by invitation event and whoever wants to attend can either call our hot line 08077472129 or join BT ENT family on Blackberry ( BB PIN – 30CB630E). Lock Down is not about music stars alone we are also planning oncelebrating soccer stars, Nollywood stars, Comedians, DJs, OAPs, Models, Entertainment writers, promoters, Designers etc. we have theme for all these events and once in a while we might be hosting album listening parties and awards after parties. We hope to make Lock Down the biggest celebrity party in Nigeria and by the grace of God we shall get there. Date have already been picked for the November and December edition but beyond the celebrity Club Party we shall be hosting LOCK DOWN CAMPUS TOUR and a mega Concert tagged Lock Down Naija Concert ” in 2013
Lock Down Nite is supported by NET (Nigeria Entertainment Today), Acada Mag, E 24/7, Hi Society, Global Excellence, City People, Abeg Music , PM News, Punch, Global News, YES Magazine, Top Celebrities, HIP TV, Excite on TV, Olori Super Gal, Lee Entertainment, Linda Ikeji, Enquirer Magazine, Emerald Magazine