On the 4th of October at the Genesis Deluxe Cinemas , ‘Coke Studio Africa’ – A Coca-Cola initiative – screened the first episode of its show which features some of Africa’s music legends – new and old skool King Sunny Ade, Salif Keita, and renowned acts like MI, Bez, Waje, Hip Hop Pantsula, and many more who have come together in a studio setting to create cutting-edge music fusions – the artists get to remake some of their most popular hits through unconventional, new sounds.
The whole of Coke Studio Africa Season 1 will run from now into the New Year.
Before the screening, a press conference took place in the cinema with MI and DJ Jimmy Jatt as well as representatives from Coke for a Q & A session with the media. Also in attendance was Iyanya – here are some of the pictures from the press conference.
Pictures: Kola Oshalusi/Insignia