The Coca-Cola Company has announced that new season of their music TV show Coke Studio Africa has began production and will air starting Feb 2019.
25 musicians and producers will be featured in the new season and as always will be drawn from Sub-Saharan Africa. They include Wasafi music producer, Lizer, “2 in 1” hit maker Naiboi (Kenya), Winky D (Zimbabwe), Mahlet (Ethiopia), Messias (Mozambique) and Alvin Kizz (Uganda). Returning on the show are continental stars: hip-hop star Khaligraph Jones (Kenya) and BET award-winner Rayvanny (Tanzania).
Monali Shah, Head of Content Excellence, for Coca-Cola Southern and East African Business Unit shared this about the new season, ‘’As a company we’re overly excited to be back for yet another captivating season of Coke Studio Africa. With the program, we continue to set pace in the industry by using music to connect with our consumers, who are big enthusiasts of it. The program continues to create business opportunities for hundreds of people in the industry, across the continent, working on the various components of this production.”
The selected artists will spend the forthcoming weeks at the recording studios of Coke Studio Africa in Nairobi, Kenya creating music.
Coke Studio Africa is a music collaboration show that brings together diverse African music talent and they create Covers, Throwbacks and Original Compositions. They show also features one International musician. The last edition in 2017 featured American R&B star Trey Songz.