Thursday, 6 October 2016
When Africa Converged In Nairobi. #CokeStudioAfrica Goes Live This Sunday
The fourth season of Coke Studio Africa premieres in Kenya on Sunday October 9, 2016.
Themed Discover, season 4 will include artistes from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Nigeria, Mozambique, Ethiopia, Togo, Ghana, Cameroon and Ivory Coast.
The show gives artistes from all genres, eras and stature the opportunity to work with some of the best local and international music and production talent.
Sauti Sol, Jaguar, The Kansoul, Dela and Bahati are the Kenyan artistes enlisted on season 4.
Others artistes on the show include: Ghana’s Stonebwoy, Efya, Feli Nuna and EL; Mozambique’s Neyma, Dama Do Bling and Lizha James; Nigeria’s Patoranking, Cynthia Morgan, Waje, Kiss Daniel and 2 Face Idibia (2baba); Tanzanian heavy weights Vanessa Mdee, Joh Makini, Yamoto Band and Navy Kenzo will be joined by fast rising star Ruby.
Uganda’s finest will be represented by Radio and Weasel, Chameleone, Rema Namakula and Eddy Kenzo. Togo’s Toofan, Cameroonians X-Maleya, Ethiopian artistes: Henok Mehari, Haile Roots and Betty G, and DRC’s Fally Ipupa and Serge Beynaud are among artistes selected from eleven countries to be part of the show's glittering array of talent this year.
International American artiste Trey Songz also recorded original songs with selected Coke Studio African artistes including Nyashinski from Kenya.
For months, the artistes have been working alongside a highly talented house band while performing songs that will showcase the refix of some of Africa's hit songs. Artistes will be produced by renowned music producers including Madtraxx (Kenya), Bushingtone (Uganda), Masterkraft (Nigeria), Chopstix (Nigeria), DSK (France/Ivory Coast) and Maphorisa (South Africa).