On Sunday (10th September) Coke Studio Africa hosted an exclusive viewing party at Kiza Lounge, Nairobi, in celebration of the premiere of highly anticipated 2017 edition of the Pan-African music show, this year dubbed Coke Studio Africa - 2017.
Coke Studio Kenyan divas: Dela and The Band BeCa joined a host of guests including Coca-Cola Executives, Coke Studio Africa band and production crew, celebrities, influencers and Kenya's top media at the premiere event.
Episode 1 is already out! It featured Kenyan rapper Khaligraph and Rwandese R&B singer Bruce Melodie as the main acts. It also featured one of Africa's top female acts: Yemi Alade (Nigeria) of the "Johnny" hit fame, paired with French rapper of Congolese origin: Youssoupha and Mashayabhuqe from South Africa. Watch:
Now in its fifth year in Kenya, Coke Studio Africa continues to display the best of Kenyan music and talent as well as from their African counterparts. The Kenyan artistes set to feature on the show this year include “Yego” hitmaker Khaligraph Jones, Kenya’s comeback king of the “Mungu Pekee” and “Malaika” hits: Nyashinski, award-winning music group Sauti Sol, the sassy “Nikimuona” singer Avril and the fast rising girl duo – The Band BeCa.
The Band BeCa is the hottest girl pairing in Kenya’s music industry at the moment. On Coke Studio they will be collaborating with heavyweights on the African hip hop front: AKA (South Africa) and Olamide (Nigeria) and will be produced by acclaimed pop music producer: Sketchy Bongo (South Africa).
The show is now airing across over 30 African countries till 10th December 2017.