First broadcast date: 16 October 2017
We head to Nairobi to discover the freshest and most exciting sounds coming out of Kenya’s capital, with live sessions, interview and DJ sets.
WW Nairobi was recored live at ADA Creative Studios, Nairobi’s underground recording studio, home to a collective of musicians and producers based Nairobi.
Abaki Simba are a troupe of Kenyan percussionists, MCs, musicians, dancers, acrobats and vocalists, seeking to integrate a message of unity through their music and performance.
Mvroe is a rapper, singer, songwriter, producer and DJ, whose contemporary hip hop sound blends together trap, hip hop, rnb, electronic and even some dancehall.
EA Wave is a collective of five artists: Ukweli, Jinku, Hiribae, Nu Fvnk and Mvroe. Cutting across genres, they fuse influences of afro, electronic, funk, RnB and hip hop into a unique and vibrant show with electronic midi instruments and keyboards, vocals, and bass.
DJ coco em
DJ coco em is a DJ based in Nairobi, Kenya, specialising in old and new school hip hop and experimental sounds. Her eclectic sets, which dive into the Nairobi and Kenya sound, have earned her residencies at Nairobi’s most prominent venue, the Alchemist.