Popular Ugandan musician Eddy Kenzo has emerged winner at the 2018 Kid’s Choice Awards organized by Nickelodeon.
Eddy Kenzo was announced winner of the ‘Favourite African Star’ category beating rapper Cassper Nyovest (South Africa), athlete Caster Semenya (South Africa), singer Davido (Nigeria), comedian Emmanuella (Nigeria), and fellow East African singer Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania). The winners were announced at the awards ceremony on Saturday 24 March.
This becomes yet another big international award that Eddy Kenzo has won. The Ugandan superstar won the BET International Viewers’ Award in 2015 and has won several others including AFRIMA Awards, Nigeria Entertainment Awards and the recent International Reggae and World Music Awards where he was named ‘Best African Entertainer’ among others.
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."