His rise has seen him gaining the respect of his rap peers with his lyrical precision at the youthful age of 20. Boasting 15 tracks in total since the kick-start of his music career, the self-proclaimed Kisumu President has been trading bars with a spray of special guests like Wyre, Kidis the Jembe, Nigeria’s Ketchup, Shamir and recently he released visuals for International Local alongside is producer friend Videz Hybrid.
Eric Omondi, Khaligraph, Karun & Bensoul to headline this years Madaraka Festival in Kisumu.
Now more than ever, youth in Kenya are in need of the artistic encouragement and experiences offered by One Vibe Africa.
Madaraka Festival provides the resources for these vital artistic exchanges. Hundreds of youth are now participating in One Vibe Africa’s programs in Kenya as a direct result of the collaboration between Seattle artists involved in Madaraka Festival.
Talent Africa is a music label and talent management company that has been managing Beenie Gunter’s business & bookings since 2018 and the new deal offers a full 360 marketing, recording, collaborations and production package that will leverage his unique sound and cross appeal to take his brand global. Talent Africa CEO Aly Allibhai states “This is an exiting new move to take Beenie Gunter’s career to a new level.
The main stage will feature a heavy line up of some of Uganda’s top reggae/dancehall artists including Maddox Sematimba, Cindy Sanyu, Weasel, Beenie Gunter, Vampino, Nina Roz, Nutty Neithan and Raba Daba. The DJ stage will feature sets by Sir Aludah, Naselow, DJ Ciza, Deejay Jo, DJ King, Ras Brown and many others.
Gates open and entertainment starts as early as 12pm on Saturday afternoon. General tickets are on sale for 40k while VIP tickets are 100k. Tickets are available from the Sheraton Hotel lobby, Definition Shop, Yujo Shop, MTN Service Centres Acacia Mall and MTN Service Centre Forest Mall.