Friday, 17 September 2010
WYRE JOIN'S GREENFEST ENVIRONMENTAL CAMPAIGN
Kenyan ragga star Wyre the Love Child has taken up a new cause in aid of the environment. The Sina Makosa hit maker will be among the artistes raising awareness on the potentially dangerous consequences of environmental degradation that lead to climate change.
The organisers of GreenFest Music & Arts Festival, are planning a 3-day annual festival on December 31 to January 2, at the Splash water World, where over 30 acts will perform.
“Artistes have the power to drive and influence change. And as such we have looked for the most influential in a bid to achieve a future with low carbon emissions and help our political leaders bring about the global transformation required,” Carlos Henry the brains behind the initiative told Hot Secrets.
This comes at a time when Wyre has been nominated in the Channel O Music Awards for Most Gifted Dancehall Video and Most Gifted East Video.
GreenFest works with musicians who are passionate about their talent and surroundings.
The initiative will bring together acts that will be action figures for the cause, already Afro fusion act George Mutinda and Radio Citizen’s Sheila Koki is the event’s spokes person are apart of this.
Other acts set to headline the three day festival include Skeleton a Dubai based dancehall artiste, sensational song bird Reina, rising star Cartel of Katenga anthem and reggae acts Lion Paw among others.