Season one boasts a line of legendary artists including Diamond Platinumz and Lady Jaydee from Tanzania; Salif Keita from Mali; King Sunny Ade, MI, Waje, Jimmy Jatt and Bez from Nigeria; Octopizzo, Miss Karun and Just a Band from Kenya; Hip Hop Pantsula, Boddhi Satva and Tumi from South Africa; Joel Sebunjo, Qwela and Lillian Mbabazi from Uganda; and the Culture Music Club from Zanzibar.
Collaborating artists including Kenya’s Bamboo, Sage and Dela as well as Kassongo from DRC and Nigeria’s Temi Dollface are also featured.
Although The show will air in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Nigeria, full episodes will be available on Coke Studio Africa’s Official YouTube channel. The show’s website will also offer an up close look at the artists interactions and experiences on set as well as extra footage, MP3s and downloadable wallpapers. Coke Studio Africa consists of eight 45 minute shows and a two hour special scheduled to take place on New Years Eve.
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