Trace will be presenting TRACE LIVE, a premium, unique, intimate and interactive showcase of Kenyan music graced by Kenya’s finest musical talents.
Powered by Durex, Skiza and Coca Cola guests will be treated to a live musical showcase at closeup range with the artists of the day, meet-and-greet, Q&A session as well as a showcase of their talents during performances that will also be transmitted live on Youtube and Instagram live.
This invite-only event which will also be streamed live on Facebook Live, to be held on Friday 13th March at the Sarit Centre New Expo Centre, will see award-winning and world-renowned artistes, Hart the band, Naiboi & King Kaka showcase music from their much-loved and appreciated albums as well as give guests a glimpse of their new hits.
The music will also be available on Safaricom’s SKIZA upon release. To stand a chance to win an invitation to this exclusive showcase, follow @traceeasternafrica, durex.kenya on Instagram plus watch out for Jumia Flash Sales, where you could win an Invitation when you purchase one or more bundled packs of Durex products online.
Launched in 2003 and originating from an iconic magazine, Trace has grown into an Afro Urban cultural entertainment force with 300 million fans and a mission to empower and uplift young people globally.
Trace media, digital, entertainment and education platforms are available in 162 countries and are segment leaders in Africa, Brazil, France, UK, Caribbean, and the Indian Ocean.
Skiza is a value-added service under which Safaricom works with appointed content providers who are responsible for sourcing, formatting and uploading the content onto the Skiza platform.
Skiza service offers hope to both local and international artists as it avails a genuine platform for them to commercialize their music on a large scale.
The tones on the Skiza platform are comprised of local tunes; international tunes and non-music content e.g. name tunes
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About Hart the Band
Hart the band, Kenneth Muya, Wachira Gatama, and Mordecai Mwinyi, is a musical trio that has created a unique language best understood not by the mind…but by the heart. Acoustics, smooth vocals, with a touch of poetry, spoken word, freestyle rap, drama, dance and fashion all blended into one thick pastry of art. Their music is heavily inspired by spoken word poetry. Self-taught guitarist Kenchez compliments the rhymes with smooth, danceable tunes.
Michael Kennedy Claver better known as Naiboi is a Kenyan music producer, singer, songwriter, musician, founder and current CEO of Pacho Entertainment. Naiboi has won several awards over the years and has also brought many talents into the limelight through music production and featuring some of them in his music. With a career spanning almost 10 years and around 50 songs, Naiboi is a proven industry veteran, trendsetter and mentor.
About King Kaka
Kennedy Obimba better is known as King Kaka is a well-known rapper and industry leader with 5 albums and over 800 recorded songs. King Kaka’s style of music has been greatly influenced by the sounds of poetry over a rhythmic beat, which emerged from the inner cities and American projects. However, his impeccable craftsmanship has seen him blending this American style of music to the African folk sound, laced by lyrics that reflect the everyday struggles and triumphs of urban youth and appeal to all age groups. As an award-winning musician and mentor
King Kaka is arguably one of the most sought after artists in East Africa and the African Continent as a whole.