Coke Studio Africa reveals music acts drawn from across the continent set to feature in new season hitting TV screens in 2019
Following a successful launch and the production of the 2019 edition of Coke Studio Africa in Nairobi, the Coca-Cola Company has unveiled over twenty-five of Africa’s talented artists set to feature on the upcoming new season dubbed ‘Coke Studio Africa 2019’. Music acts and producers drawn from Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Nigeria and other countries across Sub-Saharan Africa will be on your screens come next year, Feb 2019 –when the show hits TV screens across the continent. Once again, lovers of the show will experience new and exciting music fusions from covers to throwbacks and original compositions.
New and Award-winning artists
Some of the musical acts set to make an appearance on the show in 2019 include Moji Short Baba of single “Vimbada” who will be making his Coke Studio Africa debut alongside Naiboi, currently riding high on his smash hit single “2 In 1’’. The list also includes Kenyan hip-hop heavyweight Khaligraph Jones, recently crowned Best rapper in Africa at the 2018 AFRIMMA Awards, who will be making a second appearance on the show. From Tanzania, BET award-winner Rayvanny, top Bongo balladist Nandi and exciting newcomers like Harmonize of the “Kwangaru’’ hit fame, Juma Jux, the celebrated bongo R&B sensation and Mimi Mars, a Mdee Music signee will also be on the show.
Uganda will be represented by top award-winning diva, Sheebah, returning on the show for the second time. She will be joined by popular Ugandan music acts such as Fik Fameica and King Saha. A roaster of first-timers on the show from Ethiopia includes celebrated songstress Mahlet, to seasoned crooners Bisrat, Abush Zekele, Yared Negu and Rophnan Nuri.
From West Africa, celebrated music producer GospelOnDeBeat and Nigerian music stars Skales and Rude Boy (formerly of P Square) will light up the stage with groundbreaking performances and hit records.
Production of Coke Studio Africa 2019 is ongoing, with artist duos and music producers creating music that will connect people across the continent. It will include over 10 original compositions and a unique Coke Studio Africa Christmas playlist set for Dec 2018. The anticipated new season will be a Celebration of different musical genres and cultures. Its coming together will be a celebration of African content and music, with stories and reunions that you can’t miss!
Official partners of Coke Studio Africa 2019 include Sankara Hotel, PACE Africa, Yallo and Home 254. Yallo, whose founder was featured here, will provide sustainable branded merchandise and other merchandise will be created by Home 254. Pace Africa will provide the artists will experience high-quality music through Coke Studio branded headphones while Sankara Hotel provides Coke Studio Africa stars world-class hospitality.