Pine Creek Records is thrilled to announce the official unveil of a new member to their family, Mankind, at the exclusive private club, Capital club. This new duo is bound to hit the streets with a bang, they are different, innovative, fresh and nothing like what we are used to hearing from our Kenyan artists. They will surely be the first to bring a Grammy award home.
They are an alternative music duo from Nairobi and their music fuses a lot of different genres including Rock, Hip Hop, Jazz, classical and Reggae to name a few. They have been in the music industry since 2014.
The duo started making music together while they were back in high school, trying out different sounds and building their chemistry. Their first EP drew some attention to them with singles like North and Dark Skin making it to radio. Despite the early acclaim, they had a hard time convincing their parents of the zeal to forge ahead with their musical journey. Later, they met Peter Nduati who is the CEO of Pine Creek Records and Resolution Insurance Limited.
He liked their music and was keen on forging a partnership with them. The duo later shot a video in early 2016 and played a few shows following that including a concert of their own and being the flagship act for the Kenyan leg of the international Sofar Sounds. It took about a year and a half of Self Discovery & negotiations to arrive at a common vision with Peter & The Pine Creek Family and in 2017 we commenced work on our debut album.
They were signed with Pine Creek on the 10th of May 2018 and the deal was worth 3.5 million shillings. As part of the deal, Pine Creek has been covering all their expenses since they signed with them. They have confidence that Pine Creek will take them to the level of their vision. “South Africa has Nasty C, Nigeria has Wizkid, Davido, Tiwa Savage & Patoranking, Tanzania has Diamond platnumz and now finally, Kenya has their own champions ” says the duo.
Their biggest releases since 2014 have been North and The King of Hearts. Links to some of their music are;
The King of Hearts; https://youtu.be/sT_LbYfA0xY
North & the North remake; https://youtu.be/ngcpRn8s-BM & https://youtu.be/0t5p0QlvIKM
Meet me in Nairobi; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJ23ZEF5zjU
Pine Creek Records was founded 10 years ago as an artist management company. Pine Creek has handled well known artists such as Mr. Lenny, Atemi, Anto-Neo Soul and Wendy Kimani. The label has recently signed Amani G. Pine Creek Records intends to get support from more brands on their journey in order to amplify and see them reach fantastic heights.