Rising Kenyan Musicians Opips & Jardel of Team Mistari have released a new jam titled Obvious featuring Kenyan rapper Pro.
Obvious is the third single off their upcoming debut album and was produced by KidKay of Red Republik and mastered by acclaimed producer Magic Mike.
The sexy laid-back single and video is a great club tune set to rock dancehall and hip-hop music lovers alike. Set in Nairobi’s famed CBD Club - Tribeka Lounge, ‘OBVIOUS’ music video was directed by Odibz who perfectly captures the duo’s energy.
The duo has previously collaborated on a number of smash hit singles: “Chini Kwa Chini”, “Another Woman” and also teamed up with Calvo Mistari on “Take It Low” and “Paper & Glue”.
Speaking about this new release, Opips said, “Our fans have been eargely waiting for our next single since TAKE IT LOW and finally we have something classy for them – I am sure they will definitely enjoy this!” The same was echoed by his longtime collaborator Jardel who says, “This song is a dedication to all the women out there. We just wanted to appreciate you and all your strength."
Award winning Tanzanian star Diamond Platinumz launched his much awaited album- A Boy From Tandale -at the Kenya National Theatre in Nairobi.
The event was Emceed by popular Radio host Maina Kageni was unveiled in style with artists signed to Wasafi Records in attendance to offer the East Africa’s most celebrated star support.
The party brought American star Omarion. He joined Diamond to perform their new hit together titled African Beauty which sees Diamond and Omarion both singing in English and Swahili. The video which was uploaded on YouTube less than a day ago, the video has garnered over 209,000.
The album has 18 tracks and is about Diamond’s humble beginnings in Tandale, a slum in Tanzania.
The album that will be availed on Safaricom’s Songa platform shortly features guest appearances by a number of hit makers including Tanzana’s Vanessa Mdee, American stars Rick Ross, Ne-Yo and Omarion; popular reggae band Morgan Heritage and Nigeria’s Tiwa Savage.