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Nina Ogot

A cosmopolitan in space, Nina Ogot, is an award-winning singer-songwriter who combines traditional and modern Kenyan sounds into exuberant, catchy pop.

Born, bred, and based in the capital city of Nairobi, Nina is a skilled singer and guitarist who communicates with a wide range of listeners with lyrics that mix French, English, Lingala, Luo, and Swahili.

She offers a soulful and compelling sound by fusing Western folk, Afropop, and, more lately, electronica into her compositions to produce a fresh melodic modern sound that portrays the current historically varied but cosmopolitan Kenya.

Through her music, the musician contributes to the preservation of Kenya’s growing, dynamic culture by keeping it alive and current. Nina’s musical horizons were extended as a communications student in France by the richness of Francophone culture and the rising possibilities of new media.

Her passionate poetic style, honed during her time as a television and radio broadcaster, confronts topics of political injustice with the same fervour as everyday hardships.

The singer-songwriter launched her career in 2009 with the publication of her soulful acoustic album “Ninairobi,” which was followed two years later by the release of two singles including Afro-pop remixes of her songs “Wololo” and “Aheri.”

The Kalasha 2011 Award winner for Best Original Score has graced international stages, including the Afro-Asia Festival in Kerala, India, The Bayimba Festival in Kampala, Uganda, and The Moshito Festival in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Desiire

DESIIRE

In order to produce music that is full of mesmerizing instrumentals and somber simplicity, Congolese musician DESIIRE, who is based in Toronto, provides a distinctive combination of R&B, Afro, Electronic, and Hip-Hop. Inspired by pioneering African artists like Papa Wemba,...
DeMajor

DeMajor

DeMajor is a house artist who dabbles in tribal and Afro-house genres. The self-taught producer, who was enthusiastic about music, engaged in music school, which improved his musical ability and surely provided him with the finesse to compose blazing sounds...
M.I Blue

M.I. Blue

The alternative-soul singer and composer M.I. Blue is among the most multifaceted performers you will encounter. The female Eritrean artist embodies the spirit, sound, and culture of Toronto's burgeoning music industry. Her own East African heritage as well as jazz...
RoTation

RoTation

RoTation is perhaps one of Sudan's most diverse rappers. His saucy delivery and lyrical approach have also earned him a unique spot in the hearts of his contemporaries. Rapper, songwriter, and producer roTation can effortlessly go from fast spitting to...
Joya Mooi

Joya Mooi

South African and Dutch songbird Joya Mooi's name seems destined for a life of happiness and beauty wrapped in her mesmerizing vocals. She is gifted with unadulterated penmanship, a seductive vocal range, and a burning desire to transform the memories,...
Dua Saleh

Dua Saleh

The Minneapolis-based singer-songwriter and rapper of Sudanese descent, Dua Saleh, is renowned for her captivating bravado and menacing gloom. She has transformed her prior solemnity into swaggering confidence. It would be easy to call Dua Saleh a natural. Her songs...
G-Salih

G-SALIH

Coming from Arlington, Virginia, and born to Sudanese parents, Gihad, known as G-SALIH, has always been thoughtful with his bars. His distinctive style draws the listener's attention right away, and his powerful lyricism empowers them to sink into the lessons...
Deena Abdelwahed

Deena Abdelwahed

Tunisian vocalist Deena Abdelwahed earned her stripes on the Tunisian scene and as part of the Arabstazy collective and is noted for her hybridized DJ sets. Deena was born in the Qatari city of Doha in 1989, and her incredible...
Kususa

Kususa

Kususa is a South African electronic dance duo consisting of Joshua Sihle Sokweba (Kunzima Theology) and Mncedi Tshicila (Samurai Yasusa). The band's name, "Kususa," is a combination of the members' stage names as well as a term that, when loosely...
Nya

Nya

Nya, a Canadian singer with a home base in Ghana, is incredibly adept at reaching her audience's deepest emotional points. Her fiery attitude and musical flexibility stand out among her best qualities. These characteristics are mostly responsible for, if not...

Her efforts, along with those of the Kuruka Maisha Foundation, were recognised by the renowned American National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards-NASAA, an initiative started by former First Lady Michelle Obama.

Nina Ogot’s career and followers have hailed her as a talented performer with the unusual ability to blend tradition and contemporary in her musical expression.

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