As the countdown to his debut album kicks off, the comeback king Nyashinski presents his seventh (7th) solo single, titled #KEBS.
In Kenya, KEBS is an acronym for the Kenya Bureau of Standards. In this single, Nyashinski equates certain characters around our everyday lives to KEBS.
The lyric video was brought to life under the direction of Tonament and Sir-Nare, with visuals shot at Studio Zolani in Nairobi.
Nyanshinski goes ham on unnamed artistes and bloggers who have been circulating what he terms as fake news about him.
Among the ‘fake news’ are claims that he has a US based baby mama, that he demanded Sh1 million to appear on a TV interview and that he broke up with his Kenyan girlfriend.
Nyash, in the hit, describes himself as the gold standard of Kenyans music and compared himself to the legendary status of the late rapper E-Sir.
This single follows the successes of his previous solo singles;
Now You Know (May 2016) – 1st single / video by a Kenyan rap act to hit 1 million views on YouTube.
Mungu Pekee (Oct 2016) – 1st ever lyric video in Kenya to hit 1 million views on YouTube.
Malaika (May 2017)
Aminia (May 2017)
Hayawani (Dec 2017)
Bebi Bebi (Feb 2018)
Noah Nganga, a former underground rapper from H Town ( Huruma) was the last artist to be signed to Decimal Records last year and has just released his First Solo Single "Get Down (maji).
The rapper who's debut was a feature in a star studded track featuring PUnit's Bon Eye, Tanzania's Joh Makini and Grammy Award winning Kenyan musician Owuor Arunga - appetite- has been undergoing development and training at the hands of legendary producer and Decimal CEO Musyoka and award winning PUnit's rapper Bon Eye.
The former shisha seller was spotted by rapper turned CEO Bon Eye at his local club after approaching him and spitting bars afterwhich Bon Eye and Musyoka took him in and nurtured him under Decimal.
Get down was produced by the award winning producer and CEO of Decimal records Eric Musyoka who is single handedly responsible for notably Ukoo flani, Nonini, PUnit amongst other rappers. Get down is a feel good song which is heavily inspired by Marvin Gaye's sexual healing and features Konkodi's cleverly written lyrics in Sheng and English.
Speaking on being signed to Decimal and releasimg his first solo he said " nothing good comes easy. It has been such a good journey I am very grateful for it. We have some heat packed this year I cannot wait to show you guys what we have been working on."