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MUSIC REVIEW | PAPER & GLUE BY CALVO MISTARI,OPIPS AND JARDEL

Calvo mistariUrban Rapper Calvo Mistari has teamed up with Opips and Jardel to release new single "PAPER & GLUE" off their upcoming debut Album, set for release next year. "PAPER & GLUE" is a feel good Loko Music for guys who are hooked on their significant others.

The song has been produced by Kid Kay for RedRepublik. It has been arranged, mixed and mastered by Eric Musyoka at Decimal Media. It has a Ragga feel to it with a bouncy groove to kick into.

Speaking about the song, Opips said, Hii Ngoma imekua a six month process that has been a joy to work on. we were also lucky to have Kora, Maddi and Musyox all touched the song before its release. I think it will be a great song for the club.

The video has been directed by ODIBZ for TeamMistari Production. VIEW THE VIDEO

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4 TIPS ON HOW TO BUILD YOUR BRAND

Joe MfalmeHello everyone!

Lately everyone is talking about building brands,how creating your own brand is good fir marketing but first thing is first have asked yourself what is a brand?

A brand is a name, term, design, symbol, or other feature that distinguishes one seller's product from those of others.

A brand is a set of marketing and communication methods that help to distinguish a company from competitors and create a lasting impression in the minds of customers.

Building a brand takes years of hard work and here are a few tips that will go a long way in helping build your brand as an upcoming deejay, entrepreneur or any other career.

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DJ JOE MFALME NOMINATED FOR JUMIA KENYA GLAMOUR AWARDS 2016

kgawardsThis year has been one of a kind for popular mix master DJ Joe Mfalme because not only has he made great strides in his career but also because he has received four major nominations so far and won an award at the Bingwa music awards early this year.

An elated DJ Joe Mfalme received the news of this new nomination early this week from the Jumia Kenya Glamour awards 2016 in the best dressed deejay of the year category alongside other top Kenyan deejays such as Kiss TV's Dj Kym Nick Dee,CrossOver's Dj Mo and Spincycle's Dj Kaytrixx.

The 2nd annual Jumia Kenya glamour awards will be going down at the Boma hotel on the 1st of October from 6pm .

Last year this Capital Fm turntabalist bagged the best brand award and for him to take home another award this year all you have to do is SMS Dj Joe Mfalme's code to 22448 that is send KGA112 to 22448.

Thank you everyone for your continued support!

MUSIC REVIEW : GOTA BY VICTORIA KIMANI

Victoria Kimani GOTAVictoria Kimani has released her first official single off her soon to be released “SAFARI” album. The track titled “GOTA” is the singer/songwriter’s first ever song in her native Swahili language, and it was produced by Chocolate City Producer Reinhard, and features Congolese band AIRLINE.

“GOTA” was premiered earlier today on Kiss FM Nairobi and received positive reviews from listeners who called in and sent in messages of support on social media.

Victoria Kimani who recently released “All The Way” featuring Khuli Chana says “I am excited about this song because of the energy and passion with which it was made. I know it is something my fans across Africa will be proud of.”

The singer who has been influenced by Nigerian, Kenya and American cultural influences just concluded recording her first ever album which is due to be released before the end of the year. The album “SAFARI” lends credence to her image as a wholly pan-African artiste with a global sound who is proud of her African roots. LISTEN IN

MUSIC REVIEW: MOVE YOUR BODY BY KEKO

kekoMulti award winning Ugandan rapper KEKO releases her new single, “Move Your Body”. The single is a mix of pop and rap with an African flavour and a great set-up for her debut album ‘STRIDES’, set to be released through Sony Music Entertainment Africa just in time for the hot African Summer.

Keko’s previous hits, “Let Me Go,” “Naughty,” “See Ya” and “Fly Solo” are all featured on the eleven track album plus a remix of “Let Me Go”. ‘STRIDES’ was produced by Angolan producers The Fahrenheitz.

Armed with her natural, God-given talent, Keko lives to rap. “Afro-pop, hip hop, I love it all am mix it up as often as I can. My rhymes are 100% my own. When I hear something I like musically I look to bring my words in around that.”

The rapper has been busy this year launching her self-titled foundation whose mantra is ‘Live Sober, Soar High’. Earlier this year also saw Keko release her Venus Mixtape to ready her fans for the new album.

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KOROGA FESTIVAL 14TH EDITION FEATURING SAM FAN THOMAS,OSKIDO AND GILAD

San Fan ThomasThe 14th Edition of the Koroga Festival proudly presents Cameroon Makossa legend Sam Fan Thomas! Also performing will be the Godfather of South African House music Oskido and Kenya's latest sensation,Israeli diplomat turned pop star Gilad.

The Arboretum Gardens is where you should be on Sunday 18th September for an afternoon of great live performances, delicious food and an enjoyable ambiance for the whole family to enjoy.

Sam Fan Thomas has over 5 decades of experience under his belt as a recording artiste, and he's still making new music. He is also one of the African stars of the 80s who took a firm stand against apartheid regime in South Africa, and he released Zimo (for Mandela) in the mid-80s as the clamour for the release of the ANC leader grew.

Oskido on the other hand has overseen the rise of some of the best South African artists and bands of the last two decades. He has also collaborated with some of the biggest names in South Africa including Black Motion, Bongo Maffin, DJ Fresh, DJ Zinhle, Mafikizolo, Professor, Spikiri Thebe, Winnie Khumalo, Zonke and Zane “Mahoota” Sibika.

Advance tickets are available on ticketsasa.com for Ksh 2000. As part of Capital FM Kenya's 20th birthday celebration, every 20th ticket bought on Ticketsasa will be absolutely free!

On the decks will be Capital FM’s finest Dj Adrian and Dj Protégé as well as veteran Kenyan disc jockey Dj Stylez.Don't miss the chance to relive your 80s and 90s memories with Sam Fan Thomas; Experience the Godfather of South African House Oskido and enjoy the new sounds of Gilad.

MUSIC REVIEW | MR.254 BY KING KAKA

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Kaka Empire's CEO King Kaka released a new song called Mr 254 after his recent club banger Besha shigana that has been doing very well on Kenyan charts.

Mr 254 celebrates the pride that is being a Kenyan. It is a celebration of all those Kenyans who wake up every morning and work to make sure kenya is a better place.

"Mr 254 celebrates kenyans who are making strides and working hard to ensure our country is a better place. The inspiration for Mr 254 came from the hustla spirit of Kenyans. We are all Mr and Miss 254's,' says King kaka.

The song was produced by Johnttez Krucial at EMB Records and mix and masteres by Yo Alex at Homeboyz studios.

Mr 254 video was shot by Johnson kyalo for Empire Films. VIEW THE VIDEO

THE 8TH DOUBLE TROUBLE MIX

dt8Hello everyone!

As it has been the norm for the last 7 months, a new double trouble mix by Dj Joe Mfalme was released last week.

This new audio and video double trouble mix is all about Kenyan old school music because what’s not to love about Kenyan music? It’s also as a way of celebrating Kenyan talent and the pioneers of Kenyan music. It features the all-time legend, the late E-Sir among many others.

Dj Joe Mfalme is on a quest with these Double trouble mixes which is to cover all popular genres of music by the end of the year thus catering to the vast number of fans who are into different genres of music.

The 8th double trouble mix – Kenyan old school edition by the award winning Dj Joe Mfalme is available for download directly on the site, on the mixes section for both the audio and video.

Check out the site for more mixes and the next double trouble edition will be available for download on the first Friday of next month.

MUSIC REVIEW | UTAMU WA LIFE BY THE KANSOUL

kansoulAfter months of silence, 'team mafisi kansoul' are back witha new Hit single 'utamu wa life'. A great song depicting their amazing stories from way back when they were still hustling to make it in the music indusrtry.

Utamu Wa Maisha, which is Swahili for ‘The Sweetness of Life’, is a feel good number telling fans that every down has an up. The song reminds people that ‘What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger’ and that every challenge being experienced is an opportunity for learning and comeback with a bang.

Their newest release dubbed ‘Utamu wa Maisha’ is a major hit just like the tracks that came before it, delivering a uniquely tasteful hiphop track mixed with the ‘sheng’ (Slang) based Kenyan style Genge.

They deliver these messages wrapped in a really nice tune couples with well-done visuals.

 

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DJ JOE MFALME NOMINATED FOR THE 2016 OLX SOMA AWARDS

awardsomaMore good news Team Joe Mfalme! Your favourite deejay and one of Capital Fm's finest has been nominated for this year's Social media awards which is slotted to take place this coming September.

The nomination list of the 4th annual OLX SOMA awards was released last week and Dj Joe Mfalme has been nominated in the Entertainment category as the most social entertainment personality alongside top Kenyan celebrities including popular afro pop band Sauti Sol,radio personality and comedian Daniel Ndambuki aka Churchill, Kaka empire founder and rapper King Kaka and gospel songstress Mercy Masika.

The 2016 OLX SOMA awards will take place on Friday,September 23rd at the Safari Park hotel.

Dj Joe Mfalme is deeply humbled to receive yet another nomination a few months after receiving the nominations for the Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA) and Africa Muzik Magazine awards (AFRIMMA) .

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