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SAUTI SOL, BEBE COLLABO RELEASE MBOZI ZA MALWA VIDEO

SautibebeLegendary Reggae, Dancehall King from Uganda Bebe Cool and MTV Best Group winners Sauti Sol hailing from Kenya have released their new video titled ‘Mbozi Za Malwa which is Luganda for conversations that usually take place when friends are having a drink at the locals.

Bebe Cool and Sauti Sol had released the audio in early April, launched an online dance contest between Kenyan and Ugandan girls.The winner was promised to walk away with $500, hang out with either Sauti Sol or Bebe Cool and the Best Dancer in East Africa title.

The catchy tune, has already received a lot of airplay in Kenyan media outlets and has been described as a definite club banger by many. The video has already garnered over 23,000 views on YouTube in 2 days.

“Bebe Cool is truly a legend and working with him has been great a experience. We got to learn a lot from him throughout the entire audio creation process to the video production. We hope that the song will unify Kenyans and Ugandas more than ‘Matoke’ haha.’’ Said Sauti Sol

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ALL ABOUT THE TRACE VIDEO MIX BATTLE AND POOL PARTY

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Internationally acclaimed Trace franchise is proud to bring you yet another best of both worlds video mix battle and pool party that will be happening this Weekend atWet lounge and Hotel Royal Orchid Azure,Westlands.

Trace inconjuction with their East African channel Trace Mziki are bringing the best from two continents,Kenya's very own award winning Dj Joe Mfalme and French mixmaster Dj Style who will go ahead to battle it out on the wheels of steel.

Alongside these two,there are other big names on the line up such as Grammy award winning American - Congolese singer Mohombi,Congolese star Lumino,top gospel artist Willy Paul,sultry Kenyan singer Vivian,fast rising Everlast band and the talented Dj Kriss Darlin.

The video mix battle between Dj Joe Mfalme and Dj Style will be happening tonight from 10pm till 4am at Wet lounge while the much anticipated pool party will be going down tomorrow from 2pm till late at the hotel royal orchid azure pool side.

This is surely the ultimate weekend plan so don't miss out!

For charges and more information about these events visit the Trace Mziki social media platforms.

DJ KHALED RELEASES I'M THE ONE FT JUSTIN BEIBER,CHANCE THE RAPPER,QUAVO AND LIL WAYNE

khaleedAmerican disc jockey and producer DJ Khaled was up to something when all the photos of him stunting with Justin Bieber, Chance The Rapper, Quavo and Lil Wayne popped up on the Gram back in February.

Yesterday (Apr. 24), DJ Khaled revealed the title of his next single Im The One, featuring the aforementioned squad of top-charting artists with his newborn son Asahd floating in a colorful inner tube in the cover art.

Between their joint appearance at the iHeart Music Awards and their Coachella debut, Khaled and his first son Asahd have been hard at work gathering vocals from Drake, Nicki Minaj and Rihanna and more special guests to finalize Khaleds tenth studio album Grateful.

The lead single Shining featuring Jay Z and Beyoncé currently sits at the top of the Urban Radio after debuting at the #1 spot on the Billboard charts in February.

Im The One is scheduled to drop this Friday, Apr. 28th.

Meanwhile, the much anticipated Grateful album will features the likes of rappers Nas,Drake,Future,Nicki Minaj,Rihanna,Travis Scott,Mariah Carey and Chance the rapper according to reports.

PARTY NATION - FENA, MDQ, MAYONDE, KAGWE MUNGAI AND BLINKY BILL

partynationASquad is back with HIT for sho, an excerpt taken from Blinky Bills verse in the new song #PartyNation captures the gravity of this new banger.

Hot off the heels of #KamaKawaidas success, that was released at the beginning of the year, Fena, MDQ, Mayonde, Kagwe and Blinky Bill release #PartyNation, the latest collaboration between the musicians,filled with catchy lyrics and club-ready tempo.

The song has already garnered over 3000 views and counting on YouTube in just a day it has created such a buzz on social media and even started getting airplay in popular TV & radio music outlets.

Fena recently released her song, Sema ng'we, while Mayonde is flying high with her jam Nairobi featuring Stonee Jiwe and MDQ is making big ones with her latest song that highlights the vices in our society and the return of Blankets and Wine festival.

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GET EASTER READY WITH DOUBLE TROUBLE 14!

doubletrouble14The long Easter weekend is here and your favourite mixmaster has just the perfect mix to help you relax and enjoy this coming holiday as well as the rest of the month.

Well,you guessed it right! The 14th edition of the Double Trouble mixtape by Dj Joe Mfalme is out and it has nothing but amazing amazing hits to get you in that Easter groove.

If you are an RnB lover you will absolutely love this mix because the songs in it are times less,award winning RnB hits from back in the day when it was all about that swag and your favourite RnB artists were young and making hit after hit.

The mix is a 3 hours non stop explosion of the best RnB hits and is available in both audio and video which means Dj Joe Mfalme got you on whatever preference. Also,the mix can be downloaded directly from the site,no hassle and bustle of going to get the mix from another site,the mix is just a click away.

You know if you are a Double Trouble mix fan that this is a must have for your collection,because Capital Fm finest always guarantees a well done mix that you will love and of you aren't a fan,it's about that time! Download, listen and enjoy!

Happy Easter holidays everyone!

PRODUCER TIMBALAND TEASES A COLLABO WITH SAM SMITH

samsmithThe 45-year-old producer posted a picture on his Instagram account with the Writings on the Wall singer teasing their collaboration. He captioned the photo: It was a pleasure working with this man @samsmithworld #puretalent #goodvibes #makingmemories and #timeless #music

The Give It To Me hitmaker has worked with a number of artists including Justin Timberlake, Michael Jackson and Beyonce as well as Rihanna, Kanye and Jay Z. Following his debut success with In The Lonely Hour back in 2014, which reached top 10 across the globe, Sam has been quiet since then after taking a break from the limelight in 2015.

The 24-year-old singers first album spent eight weeks at number one on the Official UK Albums Chart and sold more than a million copies. Last year the singer teamed up with former 2016 BRITs Critics Choice nominee Frances for his second album. Speaking about the song, the fizzy-haired beauty real name Sophie Frances Cooke recently said: It was amazing. We wrote a song a few weeks ago for his second album so it was really fun.

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KENDRICK LAMAR'S NEW SLBUM FEATURES RIHANNA AND U2

KendricklamaKendrick Lamar caused jaws to drop when he released his latest single Humble and its accompanying video last week, and now hes giving fans even more reason to say, damn, after revealing the title for his new album, appropriately named Damn.

Lamar took to his social media Tuesday to announce the albums title along with a pair of Instagram photos of the albums artwork and a tracklist, which revealed only two guest spots on the project, including a song titled,Loyalty, featuring Rihanna and Xxx. with U2.

The album sleeve has 14 songs including Loyalty with the Bajan beauty and XXX with the Irish rock band fronted by Bono.Kendrick recently revealed the record will center on the idea of learning to accept situations he may not necessarily like, such as when a father has to watch his daughter date a boy for the first time.

Using the concept of parenthood to explain his thinking, he explained: One day, I may have a little girl Shes gonna grow up. Shes gonna be a child I adore, Im gonna always love her, but shes gonna reach that one point where shes gonna start experiencing things. And shes gonna say things or do things that you may not condone, but its the reality of it and you know she was always gonna get to that place. And its disturbing.

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WIZKID RELEASES COME CLOSER VIDEO FT DRAKE

wizdrakeNigerian singer/songwriter WizKid releases his first official single 'Come Closer' featuring Drake off of his forthcoming debut project, 'Sounds From the Other Side'.

'Come Closer' featuring Drake was written by WizKid and Drake, and produced by Sarz, who also produced WizKids previously released track Sweet Love. Come Closer is WizKids third collaboration with Drake, who he previously worked with on his Ojuelegba remix and Drakes hit single One Dance.

The single follows the announcement of WizKids multi-album worldwide deal with RCA Records/Sony Music International and the video release of Sweet Love, which captures WizKids immense popularity throughout Africa.

WizKid has achieved worldwide success with his Afrobeats influence and irresistible charisma. The singers breakout hit Ojuelegba has received over 6.7 million streams on Spotify and garnered over 14.7 million views on YouTube.

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TOO MUCH BY NAIBOI FT FUSE ODG

odgWho would have guessed? Kenyas Naiboi and English Multi-platinum selling artist Fuse ODG on the same track?!

Naiboi formerly known as Rapdamu is a record producer, singer-songwriter, musician, founder and current CEO of Pacho Entertainment has featured the internationally acclaimed star of Ghanaian descent in the remix of his 2016 track Too Much.

Too Much was conceived during Fuse ODGs visit to Kenya last October for the 2nd annual FOMO party at Ngong race course.

We heard Fuse was coming to the country for a show and I wanted to work with him so my boy Innocent made it happen. After Fuse landed in the country, he introduced me to the management and they came by the studio and listened to some of the stuff I had recorded and he insisted on jumping in on Too Much, one of my latest release, said Naiboi.

The track has been produced at Pacho Entertainment by producers Jegede and Cedo. The video has been directed by VJ One.

SAUTI SOL AND VANESSA MDEE TO HEADLINE GIDI FEST IN NIGERIA

gidi festThis Easter Saturday (15 of April, 2017) all roads lead to Nigeria as East Africas finest: Vanessa Mdee and Sauti Sol headline the fourth edition of The Gidi Culture Festival (GIDI FEST) at Eko Atlantic, Victoria Island in Lagos, Nigeria.

Taking their renowned world-class performances to GIDI FEST, MTV award winners (Best Group in Africa) Sauti Sol will be making their debut at the festival with Tanzanian mega star Vanessa Mdee, returning for a second time.

Grammy-award winning artiste Diplo of Major Lazer will also be lighting up the GIDI FEST stage alongside several other major acts including Davido, Seyi Shay, Reekado Banks, Simi, DJ Obi and DJ Neptune.

The music festival is a platform promoting African entertainment, music and cultural diplomacy.

Set to unite the best of African music and entertainment with global talent, this edition of GIDI FEST promises to bigger and better!

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