Hennessy held an exclusive preview to celebrate the limited edition of the Hennessy Very Special bottle to mark the 10th anniversary of Hennessy Artistry, featuring a carafe designed by the modern Nigerian artist known as Osa Seven to celebrate this important milestone.
The Night was as bold and lively as Osa Seven’s beautiful carafe, and it was well attended by various industry leaders across the room of Music, Media and Creative Arts space.
Hennessy Artistry has become an integral part of the social fabric of Nigeria – producing iconic moments, showcasing creativity and establishing collaborations through different musical genres through the Hennessy Artistry Cyphers, VS School, Artistry Club tours and the Hennessy Artistry Finale Concert. The platform featured the best hip hop artists in the music industry who has successfully changed the rap music paradigm in Nigeria.
The New Temple Muse, a venue known to be the center of artistic creativity, provided the perfect atmosphere for the unveiling
Falz, Vector, Illbliss, Olisa Adibua, Ycee, Sasha P, Dj Obi, Toni Tones, Anto Lecky, Ayoola, Elozonam and many more attended the event hosted by Jimmie.
“Hennessy Artistry’s longevity and success is a testament to the strength of our devotion to strengthen and promote artistic content within the Nigerian creative space. It also signals our commitment to provide a platform that enables Nigerian creative entrepreneurs to bring the “Art of Blending” to life. Our 10th anniversary celebrations will definitely leave a lasting impression in the minds of our consumers.”says Wole Awoleke – Hennessy & Spirits Brand Manager, Moet Hennessy Nigeria.
The limited-edition bottle will act as a memento for fans of Hennessy, as each of the Limited-edition bottles has a unique number engraved on the bottle, enabling owners to have bottles with different numbers for them.
The remainder of this year’s Hennessy festivities will focus heavily on the Limited-Edition bottles – a pop-up store from November 7th – 10th, club tours towards the end of November and the final concert on December 14th, 2019.
The pop up will be hosting Osa Seven, Patoranking and Falz to make Hennessy’s Very Special bottle at the Ikeja City Mall even more special. The concert headliners will also be announced in the weeks ahead.
About the artist
Osa7 is a street artist behind the new design of the bottle. He is known for his ability to blend with modern appeal Afrocentric fashion.
He went on to work with several international brands after organizing the first ever graffiti show in Nigeria and co-founded an art project for children to give back to his community. “It is important for brands like Hennessy to invest in the art and urban culture scenes in Nigeria, not only do they do business here but they have established and maintained a deep relationship with the Nigerian community. They work with us and celebrate our culture with us” he says.
About the bottle
Only a limited quantity of such bottles was created. There is also a number for each bottle and no numbers are repeated. Thus, every bottle is unique.
“The theme for the 10 year anniversary is the “Art of Blending” and the limited edition bottle design depicts this. The design represents the “blend of the best” aspects of us as individuals together seamlessly to create something magical” says Osa.’’