Coke Studio Africa has announced that the Mega Platinum star: Jason Derulo is the show's guest star set to feature on a special episode themed the Global Fusion Edition, this year! The American Pop/R&B singer and dancer who is currently riding high with his latest banger ‘Swalla’ is expected to jet into Nairobi, Kenya this week (June 2017) to participate in the recording of Coca-Cola’s flagship African music show: Coke Studio Africa.
Jason, celebrated for being a new-school, multi talented creative giant has sold over 50 million singles and impressively achieved 11 platinum singles including ‘Wiggle’, ‘Whatcha’ Say’, ‘Talk Dirty’, ‘It Girl’, ‘In My Head’, ‘Trumpets’ and ‘Marry Me’. He is expected to be recording music alongside selected African artistes, after which all the music will be performed and recorded live alongside Coke Studio’s highly talented house band. Masterkraft (Nigeria) and DJ Maphorisa (South Africa) will be tasked with the music production for Coke Studio's global fusion edition.
Let's take a look at the super star history of Coke Studio international stars. In 2014 Coke Studio Africa saw the legendary Wyclef Jean take the stage and light up our households with the unforgettable ‘Divine Sorrow’. In 2015 super star NE-YO took Peace One Day to Rwanda and delivered a Coke Studio original song ‘Reason’. In 2016 Coke Studio saw the iconic Trey Songz set the stage on fire with his dynamic presence. What's more? This year Coke Studio has merged Coke Studio Africa and Coke Studio South Africa into one—bigger and better, Coke Studio Africa - 2017.