The celebrated American hip hop artist Yassin Bey better known as Mos Def will be hosted by Nairobi Rapsody on May 28th 2015 at Ebony Lounge, Westlands, Nairobi – Kenya. This his first trip to East Africa.
The gates open at 9:00 p.m. – Music entertainment by DJs: G Money and Blinky Bill. Kenyan artists Bamboo and Rabbit will open for Yasiin Bey – who will grace the stage from around 11:00 p.m.
ONLY ADVANCE TICKETS: 5,000/= via http://www.ebony-lounge.com (tickets available while they last!)
About Yassin Bey
As a solo artist under stage name Mos Def, Yassin Bey has released five critically acclaimed albums: Black on Both Sides in 1999, New Danger in 2004, True Magic in 2006 and The Ecstatic in 2009. Yassin has influenced several young musicians such as Lupe Fiasco, Jay Electronica, Kanye West, Kid Cudi, Saigon just to name a few.
He is also a well accomplished actor who’s appeared in several top Hollywood films such Bamboozled, Monsters Ball and Brown Sugar.
May 10, 2015 at 4:21 pm njathika
Date: February 25, 2015
Venue: Bachuss Club, Westlands
Time: 8 pm till late
DJ sets by Blinky Bill, Suraj and Dread Steppa.
Musician? Check out the Red Bull Music Academy Application currently open http://apply.redbullmusicacademy.com/
February 25, 2015 at 10:51 am njathika
Date: February 18, 2015
Venue: Ebony Lounge, Westlands
Time: 10 pm
Featuring Blitz the Ambassador from Ghana who performed in Sauti za Busara Festival
Also, Muthoni the Drummer Queen – Scheduled to do the iConcert on February 21, 2015
DJ for the night – Blinky Bill of Just a Band
February 18, 2015 at 11:46 am njathika
OneBeat 2015 fellowships are now open until Saturday, February 14!
– You should be aged between 19 and 35 years,
– Country: Kenya is an eligible country
Application portal: http://apply.1beat.org/
1 Beat is an initiative of the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in collaboration with Found Sound Nation, OneBeat employs collaborative original music as a potent new form of cultural diplomacy.
OneBeat will bring 25 musicians from around the world to the U.S. for one month this fall to collaboratively write, produce, and perform original music, and develop strategies for arts-based social engagement.
You are encouraged to apply. Past 1 beat fellows from Kenya are Muthoni DQ, Blinky Bill of Just a Band
January 20, 2015 at 3:37 pm njathika
Date: August 21, 2014
Time: 6-9 pm
Panelist: Boniface Mwangi, Blinky Bill, Patricia Kihoro, Erik Hersman & Mark Kamau
Visit http://pawa254.org/art-meets-tech-a-pawa254-ihub-collabo/ for full info.
August 16, 2014 at 2:35 pm njathika
Choices – Baricho Road is now the monthly home for Blinky Bill. Come and experience a new sound in a classic place.
This is definitely a Journey worth pursuing!
April 28, 2014 at 12:12 pm njathika