The event was broadcasted across the globe and drew the attention of thousands of revelers across the world.
Grime artiste and multiple BET Award winner Stormzy decided to pay homage to iconic Ghanaian singer Daddy Lumba by wearing his merch to perform.
His act has caught the attention of the doyen and he has taken to his social media pages to return the favor and show his appreciation.
Music icon, Daddy Lumba born Charles Kwadwo Fosu took to his Facebook page to appreciate Stormzy for paying homage to him at the Global Citizens event held at the black star square in Accra.
Daddy Lumba, who is fondly called DL, said he was grateful to be celebrated by a new school rap act on a global stage, adding that words cannot express his love for Stormzy’s actions.
“I was immensely touched by Stormzy’s homage to me last night at the Global Citizen Festival. I would like to take this opportunity to share my gratitude and appreciation for the public display of love.
To say that the gesture was heartwarming and humbling is an understatement. Thank you very much!” a post on his official social media page read.