Multi-talented Kenyan artiste King Kanja—the 2017 AFRIMMA Awards nominee in the category of ‘Crossing Boundaries With Music’ has released a new EP titled “VIBES.”
Three of the five tracks of the EP feature collaborations such as: Chris Searcy’s sweet R&B vocals gel with Kanja’s sultry ride on “Weekend”; in “All my Life”, Kanja delivers an upbeat afro pop track produced by Silvastone.
While on “Mesmerized” featuring Kenyan songstress Ida Longomba is a fast paced club banger where Kanja also enlists Lovy Longomba (formerly of the Longombas).
The talented King Kanja is also the executive producer of “VIBES” EP and worked closely with the legendary hip hop and R&B producer Chucky Thompson, who has previously produced for the likes of Usher, NAS, P. Diddy, Mary J. Blige, Busta Rhymes, Faith Evans and The Notorious B.I.G, on two of the tracks.
King Kanja who is based in the United States,released a collaboration with popular Kenyan songstress Dela Maranga titled honey early this year.
Ugandan musician and East African Legend Joseph Mayanja alias Jose Chameleone released the video for his song Superstar recently.
The song, whose audio had been released a few months ago, and which has been enjoying airplay, matched up to fans expectations.
‘Superstar’ is an Afro-pop song in which the Leone Island singer praises the girl he is prospecting for being his “number one and superstar”.
The tasteful video, shot by Brazilian film director, Jordan Hoechlin, features women of different shades and shapes – a current trade on the various runways around the world,executing various dance moves in addition to Jose’s colorful laser like eyes and what appears to be a personalized lamborghini standing out during various scenes giving it a futuristic feel while maintaining a fun feel good vibe.
The video has since garnered 17000 in a week while the official audio has had 106000 views on YouTube since its release in February.