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