New Kenyan music collective Cosmic Homies comprising Marushka, Kiwango, Runkah (also known as Miss Karun) and Taio – the latter two formerly of Camp Mulla – are making their way to the 2016 SXSW (South by Southwest) Music Festival in Austin, Texas.
SXSW is one of the world’s biggest annual set of film, interactive media and music festivals/conferences. At SXSW 2015, more than 30,000 music industry professionals and musicians took in six nights of performances in over 100 downtown venues, with a lineup featuring 2,200 acts from 62 foreign countries.
This year SXSW plans to continue their tradition of bringing attendees a comprehensive mix of brand new, up-and-coming, international and legendary performers planted all over Austin in bars, clubs, parks, and churches.
From Kenya to the world, Cosmic Homies represent Kenya’s wealth of amazing alternative music and talent; part of the Kenyan arts and culture narrative that continues to unfold across Africa and the globe over.
Cosmic Homies will be performing among African artistes Petite Noir (South Africa), Davido (Nigeria), Fuse ODG (Ghana), Stoneboy (Ghana), Iyanya (Nigeria) and K.O (South Africa). 2016 SXSW Music Festival will be held March 15-20.
Watch Cosmic Homies’ recently released collaboration video with O.N.E, Blinky Bill and Wanyoike Kimani: