JoeThe road to the 11th edition of the Nigerian entertainment awards 2016 has just begun and thus they recently announced  the nomination list.

Good news is that I have been nominated in the African (Non-Nigerian) disc jockey category alongside DJ Lebbie of Sierra Leone, Dj Bossman of Libya, Dj Mensah of Ghana, Dj Slick Stuart & Roja of Uganda and DJ Vyrusky of Ghana. 

The 2016 NEAs is it only focused on recognising Nigerian entertainers but african entertainers like me in general. The prestigious awards ceremony will be held on September 4th,2016 in New York City. 

Over the years in the craft I have received many nominations,won of some of them and lost some but at the end of the day, it feels great when the people appreciate your talent,so am quite honored to be nominated as one of the top African deejays by this continental awards ceremony. 

Other Kenyans nominated in the NEAs include Sauti Sol and Papa Denis in the African male artist (Non-Nigerian) category . Victoria Kimani who is a Nigerian based Kenyan singer in the African female artist (Non-Nigerian) category. 

More details like on how to vote will be announced soon.


After the release of their catchy new single “Colors of Africa” featuring superstar Diamond Platnumz and DJ Maphorisa, South African duo Mafikizolo are gearing-up to their upcoming headlining performance at the 13th edition of Koroga Festival.

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Mafikizolo is set to excite Nairobi fans with their signature Afro-beats, and Zulu and Sotho lingo on Sunday, 31st of July, 2016 at the urban lush backdrop of Arboretum Gardens.

 Mafikizolo’s latest collaboration sees the duo Nhlanhla Nciza and Theo Kgosinkwe working with DJ Maphorisa again, whom they had worked with on their smash-hit “Khona.”

 As much as this is not the duos first time in Kenya, their fans will have an experience like no other of their unique South African sound, their great stage presence and of course  their impeccable sense of fashion. 

 Though their last album was in 2013, Renuinted, Koroga Festival fans will likely get a taste of what the duo is working on.

 Mafikizolo has also recently worked with one of Kenya's finest Jaguar on a definite club banger titled I'm going nowhere which is currently receiving a lot of airplay on Kenyan media. 

 “Over the years we’ve featured other musicians, but with this project [new album] we’re going to feature more African producers,” said Kgosinkwe in an interview with Times Live.

 Get your tickets from Ticket SASA for only KSH2,000. Children under 12 years old are free of charge.

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