11.11 2019 15:22h

Four Celebrities You Can Expect To See At The Galleria Block Party This Weekend

It's going to be the party of the year
Dj Jazzy Jeff, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Nadine Lustre, ABU, Galleria Mall

Exciting things are happening this weekend in Abu Dhabi...

If you haven’t heard The Galleria Mall Al Maryah Island is throwing a huge 12-hour long Block Party on Nov 15 lasting, from midday to midnight.

The free mega-festival will give you a full day of excellent music, delicious food and entertainment fit for all ages.

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In an exciting turnout, there will also be four live performances throughout the night from international celebrities including Abu, Yo Yo Honey Singh, DJ Jazzy Jeff and Nadine Lustre.

Here is everything you need to know about these talented artists below...

Filipino Pop Star Nadine Lustre (@Nadine)

Known (and voted) as the "Most Beautiful Woman in the Philippines" Nadine Lustre is a triple threat for her acting, singing, and beauty.

The Filipino star has been involved in show business from a very young, hosting children and youth oriented programs. Her most famous role yet was playing the lead in the movie ‘Diary ng Panget’.

As for her music career, she used to be in the girl band ‘Pop Girls’ but soon left to start her successful solo career. She ended up releasing a self-titled album in 2014 under Viva Records.

The singer and actress also frequently collaborates on projects with her partner James Reid leading to the pair name ‘JaDine’ becoming a common household name in the Philippines. The couple’s concerts sell out within hours and they have toured the world together twice.

Nadine Lustre will be performing on the upper terrace as well as Egyptian Singer Abu.

Egyptian Singer Abu (@AbuMusic)

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Abu found his passion for music at the age of nine when he used to write songs with his Sufi poet father. He was able to learn the power of words and its effect on people. The 39-year-old went on to learn piano and play the guitar by the age of 13.

As a finance major in the American University of Cairo, he started a band with his college friends and covered songs from well-known celebrities like the Beatles and Bob Dylan.

Despite finding himself successful when he opened a clothing export company, Abu never stopped writing and composing song. In 2012, he returned to the art world and published his first song “El-Nas Mabterhamsh” which earned him thousands of views and kicked off his career.

At the height of his career in 2017, his most popular song '3 Daqat' was released in 2017 and it reached 500 million views on YouTube becoming the song of the summer that year. We’re defo expecting to hear it at the block party.

Indian Rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh (@yyhsofficial)

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As one of the most sought after Bollywood music producers, Yo Yo Honey Singh is sure to start turning heads at the Galleria block party.

The Indi-pop singer and songwriter became a bhangra music producer starting out as a session and recording artist. He went on to produce some of the biggest party numbers leading him to fame in the Indian music industry. 

This doesn’t mean that Honey Singh hasn’t made a name for himself with his own vocal talent. The 36-year-old won the award for BritAsia Best International act in 2012 and Best International Music Album in 2012 and this isn’t even the whole list.

The talented artist will be performing on street level alongside DJ Jazzy Jeff.

US Hip-hop DJ Jazzy Jeff (@djjazzyjeff)

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Three-time Grammy award-winner and hip hop pioneer, DJ Jazzy Jeff has sure made himself a known icon in the music industry. 

The star dove into fame with his acting career being on Fresh Prince of Bel Air and began his music career soon after. In the 1980s, recorded with sitcom co-star Will Smith becoming the duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince and turning out several gold and platinum-selling albums.

DJ Jazzy Jeff’s initial success as a producer let to him becoming the founder and CEO of music production house A Touch of Jazz Inc. He produced the theme song Fresh Prince of Bel Air, a song for The Simpsons, and the theme song to UPN Network’s Between Brothers series.

Nowadays, the musical artist is focusing more on his solo projects, collaborations and live performances.

Be sure to keep an eye out for all of these celebs at the Galleria Mall block party. Large LED will be places at key areas in the island streaming their performances so you don’t miss out on all the action.

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