Photos: Day 2 of Ne-Yo and Maurice Kirya in Coke Studio Season 3 recording session.

Ne-Yo alongside other artists are turning up the heat in the Coke Studio. In this year’s edition, Ne-Yo is recording a song with selected artists. Among the artists, is; Uganda’s Maurice Kirya, Wangechi (Kenya), Alikiba (Tanzania), Dama Do Bling (Mozambique) and Ice Prince (Nigeria).

Although the musicians are recording a song with Ne-Yo, they also present new tracks each week produced by both local and international producers. Some of the producers include Jaaz Odongo, Eric Musyoka and Kevin Provoke from Kenya, Cobhams Asuquo, Masterkraft and Chopstix from Nigeria, Owour Arunga from USA, Nahreel from Tanzania and Silvastone from the UK.

This year’s Coke Studio Season 3 is taking place in Nairobi, Kenya and the new season has so far seen the likes of Chameleone, Olamide, Jua Cali, Elani, Vanessa Mdee, 2 Face Idibia, Fid Q, Juliana Kanyamozi and Neyma, among others record in an exciting new mash-up.

Last year in Coke Studio Africa season 2, Wyclef Jean performed his hit song “Divine Sorrow” alongside other artists including Rabbit, Chidinma and Shaa.

Coke Studio Africa purposes to celebrate and showcase the diversity of African musical talent by giving upcoming artists the opportunity to work with some of the best local and international music and production talent.


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