Haitian superstar Wyclef Jean is in Nairobi, Kenya to film the final episode of Coke Studio Africa – Season 2.
Multi-platinum, Grammy award winning artist, songwriter and producer, Wyclef Jean has been an international icon since the mid 90’s when he debuted his talents as the frontman for the legendary Hip Hop group The Fugees. Followed by a hugely successful solo career and creating one of the biggest worldwide hits in pop history (Shakira’s “Hips Don’t Lie”), the music mogul is responsible for selling over 160 million records worldwide.
This year’s show was recorded before a live audience and promises to deliver even more unique and exciting musical fusions by popular artists from across Africa. Each episode will feature live musical performances as well as a variety of segments including behind the music, artist competitions, challenges and special remixes.
The artist lineup for season two includes Flavour Nabania, Omawumi, Waje, Burna Boy, Chidinma, Olamide, Iyanya, Seyi Shay, Yemi Alade and Phyno from Nigeria; Fena Gitu, Rabbit, Victoria Kimani and Jay A from Kenya; Navio, Jackie Chandiru and Lillian Mbabazi from Uganda; Joh Makini, Shaa, Diamond and Vanessa Mdee from Tanzania as well as Mozambique’s very own Neyma, Jose Valdemiro and Marllen. This year, top music producers such as Silvastone from Ghana; Chopstix and Afrologic from Nigera; Kevin Provoke, Kagwe Mungai and Owuor Arunga from Kenya were also brought in to support the production of the music.