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Blankets and Wine Writers Stage: An Ode to Hip Hop – Mini Tribute to Rapper & Poet G-Wiji, Oct. 5 2014 @ Carnivore Grounds
Date: Sunday, October 5, 2014
Venue: Carnivore Grounds
Time: 2:00pm – 5pm
Theme: An Ode to Hip Hop, Mini Tribute to Rapper and Poet G-wiji
MC: Velma Kiome, General Manager, Kwani Trust
Kwani Trust will host a mini tribute to the fallen rapper/poet Gwiji of Ukoo Flani, with thought provoking Hip Hop music by Mwas and Zakah of Ukoo Flani, performances of poetry and dramatized readings from ‘Kwani? 03’ by Poets Monajamonj, Checkmate Mido and writer Aleya Kassam all backed by the band Yellow Light Machine. ‘Kwani? 03’ was one of the first literary publications to feature the urban youth speak poetry called ‘Shen’g’ in a section aptly named ‘Sheng’spere’.
This book featured works by Ukoo Flani members Mc Kah, Kitu Sewer and Gwiji.
To commemorate 20 years of democracy and post-apartheid South Africa, Blankets & Wine in collaboration with the South African High Commission in Kenya present to you a special edition of Blankets & Wine on Sunday, 7th September 2014 dubbed Karibu Mzansi.
Date: September 7, 2014
Venue: at the Carnivore Gardens
Time: from 1pm – 10pm
Tickets: KES 2000 at the Gate
Celebrate this milestone with South Africa as you listen to funky tunes from: Vereso Andrew Wambua, Antoneosoul and Dela.
South African foods and wines will also be on sale
The headline artist for this event will be DJ Cleo of the smash hit single Facebook. DJ Cleo is brought to Blankets courtesy of the South African High Commission in Kenya.
Other events will be the DJ Stage with house guru Jack Rooster and the Caffe Mocha crew, Writer’s Stage curated by Kwani? And B&W Film Stage curated by PAWA 254.
DJ Acts: DJ Envy, Semtex, Robbo Ranx, Seani B, Silverstar DJs, Heavy K and ZJ Chrome
Performances by: Hart the Band, Harry Kimani, Makadem & Eric Wainaina
After party at Carnivore Simba Saloon