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Nairobi Rapsody with Young Guru – Jay Z’s DJ, Jul. 16 2015 @ Ebony Lounge

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Grammy Award winner and legendary American music engineer Gimel Keaton, better known as Young Guru will be hosted by Nairobi Rapsody on Thursday July 16th 2015 at Ebony Lounge, Westlands, Nairobi – Kenya.

Date: Thursday, 16th May 2015
Venue: Ebony Lounge, Westlands
Time: Gates Open at 9:00 p.m.
Entertainment: Young Guru, Mixmaster Lenny, Final Kut and Oskyde.
Tickets: 1,500 via ebony-lounge.co.ke

Popularly touted as “The Sound of New York” – Young Guru is set to DJ at Rapsody alongside Kenya’s very own DJS: Mixmaster Lenny and Final Kut. Opening performance by Oskyde. Young Guru is Jay-Z’s official tour DJ and has mixed 10 of the rapper’s 11 albums.

With Young Guru’s set, Kenyan Hip Hop lovers are set to experience a hip hop music journey to remember. Spanning across many diverse genres including early Hip hop, Rock n Roll, Electro, House and Soul, Guru’s DJ sets remain high energized. He is most notably recognized for shaping some of the biggest talent in Hip Hop like Kanye West. He’s also got over a decade of experience in sound engineering, production and A&R for the acclaimed Rock-A-Fella Records and Def Jam Recordings.

About Young Guru
In 2009, Young Guru won a Grammy for Best Rap Song: Empire State of Mind. He’s appeared in Jay Z’s documentary NY-Z, and has earned himself a number of shout-outs on Jay-Z’s tracks paying homage to Guru’s exceptional skill set behind the scenes. A beast on the beats, DJing is just another notch in the Guru’s belt. From the 80s, he’s still throwing parties to date.

About Nairobi Hip Hop Rapsody
Founded by Kenyan Hip Hop entrepreneurs: Buddha Blaze and Rashid Jibril; Nairobi Hip Hop Rapsody is a musical showcase to put Nairobi city on the map of global hip hop and promote Kenyan hip hop as the home of classic hip hop in East Africa. For the first time in Kenya Nairobi Rapsody hosted New York rapper Mos Def (Yasiin Bey) and Talib Kweli in 2015 and 2014, respectively. A host of great local and international hip hop talent have been hosted. They include over 25 DJs including G Money (Jamaica/Kenya), DJ Cortega (Switzerland), DJ Big Bear (USA), DJKace (Netherlands) and more. DJ Zaq, DJ Gapp, DJ Supreme, DR. Boom a.k.a. Blinky Bill. Artists include Rabbit, Octopizzo, Khaligraph and Jemedari; all from Kenya, HHP and Tumi (South Africa), Paleface (Finland), MC Matre (usa) and many more to come.

July 10, 2015 at 10:31 am Leave a comment

Sugar Album Launch at Nairobi Rapsody feat. Special Appearance By M.I (Nigeria), Jun. 25 2015 @ Ebony Lounge

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Date: June 25 2015
Venue: Ebony Lounge

ABOUT SUGAR
Sugar is one of the Kenya’s most promising and rising femcees. She is currently signed by Phoenix Recordz. The album “SWEET” has been produced at Phoenix Recordz and features beats by 25flow producer K Da Great – a track that pushed Bamboo and Sugar out into Africa. Sugar’s songs focus on girl power and youth empowerment. All the proceeds from the album sales will go into supporting Paradise Community Centre – children’s orphanage where Sugar mentors young girls to help educate them and raise awareness.

June 21, 2015 at 4:08 pm Leave a comment

Blitz the Ambassador Diasporadical Album Listening Party, Feb. 18 2015 @ Ebony Lounge

Blitz the Amb.
Date: February 18, 2015
Venue: Ebony Lounge, Westlands
Time: 10 pm
Entry: Free

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 Leave a comment

An Intimate DJ Performance with Talib Kweli, Oct. 23 2014 @ Ebony Lounge

Talib Kweli
Date: October 23, 2014
Venue: Ebony Lounge
Time: 8 pm
Tickets: KES 2000

Guest Artists: Khaligraph, Muthoni DQ
Music by G-Money

October 12, 2014 at 5:52 pm Leave a comment

Party: Latino Night, every Wednesday @ Ebony Lounge

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May 6, 2014 at 5:20 pm Leave a comment

Party: The Dutch King’s Day, Apr. 25 2014 @ Ebony Lounge

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The Dutch King’s Day Party at Ebony Lounge on 25th April 2014 from 7:00pm

The Dutch King’s Day is a day where everybody is infected with ‘orange fever’. Ebony Lounge together with our friends within the local Nairobi Dutch community, cordially invite you to the ultimate celebration of Dutch King’s day in Nairobi.

Join our orange colored crowd as we dance the night away and award prizes to the best orange costume of the evening in honor of the King!

April 15, 2014 at 4:43 pm Leave a comment

Party: French Connection, Apr. 19 2014 @ Ebony Lounge

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April 15, 2014 at 4:39 pm Leave a comment

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