The Sierra Leone Entertainment Ambassador Amara Dennis Turay, popularly known as Kao Denro has been included among the Sierra Leone Association of Artists and Musicians (SLAAM) Lifetime Honorees and Presidents Choice Honorees.

The 7th Lifetime Achievement Awards will be held on Friday June 10, 2022 at the Hampton Conference Center 207 W. Hampton Pl. Capitol Heights, MD 20783 – USA.

In its drive to always celebrate outstanding Sierra Leoneans from both home and abroad, SLAAM has 6 Lifetime Achievement Honorees and 6 President’s Choice Honorees as follows:

SLAAM is a forum for the advocacy of Sierra Leonean music and artistic talent in the USA that aggressively support the creative and economic viability of Sierra Leonean professionals in the entertainment field to not just succeed in Sierra Leone or within the Sierra Leonean Diaspora but to succeed in the mainstream USA music industry and ultimately experience a long deserved global recognition.

Lifetime Achievement Awardees

Pastor David Vandy – Media Personality

Amie Kallon – Cultural Singer

Fulani Twins – Musicians

Leslie Allen – Sportsman

Rev. Alpha Bassie Kamara – Gospel Singer

Zack Orji – International Actor

President’s Choice Honorees

Amb. Kao Denero – Rapper & Special Envoy on Investment and Entertainment

Dr. Fouad Sheriff – Medical Humanitarian, CEO of Cotton Tree Association

Rosaline Bangura – Humanitarian

Juma Sei – Scholar/Athlete

Dr. Felicia Basse-Akamane – Humanitarian

Dr. Judy Kuriansky – Humanitarian

These above Honorees, plus other regular nominees in the various categories, will be awarded with prestigious trophies/medals at the 7th annual award ceremony