Coca-Cola And Kenya Airways Launch Studio Season 3



The Coca-Cola Company, in partnership with Kenya Airways, has announced the return of its flagship African music show for a third season.

The show, unlike other music programmes that focuses on the emergence of a winner, is a non-competitive format which seeks to bring together and showcase the diversity of African musical talent. It also gives upcoming artists the opportunity to work with some of the best local and international music and production talent.

The new season will feature artists from Nigeria, Mozambique, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania and for the first time these artists will collaborate in a unique format of mash-ups ? the latest trend in the global music industry. ?A celebration of African music? being its core element, Coke Studio Africa?s new season will feature performances and collaborations from popular artists who have made a mark on their local music scene and the up and rising stars.

This season, one of Nigeria?s biggest music super star, Tuface Idibia will be performing for the first time alongside other Nigerian artistes including MI, Flavour, Olamide, Ice Prince, Seyi Shay, Chidinma, Yemi Alade, Eva and Di?Ja. Other African acts billed for the show are AVRIL, Wangeci and The Unstoppable Elani from Kenya; Dr. Jose Chameleone and Keko from Uganda; Ali Kiba and Vanessa Mdee from Tanzania; Neyma and Dama Do Bling from Mozambique.

cocaGrammy Award winning musician and producer, Zwai Bala of ground-breaking South African Kwaito group, TKZee, will be the show?s music director. Brett Lotriet, a renowned International TV director and producer, will be working as the Coke Studio Season 3 series producer. ?The musicians and the house band will present new tracks each week which will be produced by both local and international producers. Some of the producers include Cobhams Asuquo, Masterkraft and Chopstix from Nigeria, Jaaz Odongo, Eric Musyoka and Kevin Provoke from Kenya, Owour Arunga from USA, Nahreel from Tanzania and Silvastone from the UK.

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