Kenya Rapidly Becoming the Dancehall Capital of Africa

Kenya Rapidly Becoming the Dancehall Capital of Africa - Over the last few years the people of Kenya (located in east Africa) has been steadily embracing dancehall music and culture.

The sound from Jamaica is being promoted in Kenya at such a rapid rate that the country is now being called the Dancehall capital of Africa.

The growth of Dancehall in Kenya can be attributed to the numerous skilled Kenyan disc jocks that seem to all have a great respect for Jamaica’s music, its people and overall practices.

Kenya Rapidly Becoming the Dancehall Capital of AfricaKenya Rapidly Becoming the Dancehall Capital of Africa

Additionally, Kenya has one of the longest running Reggae/Dancehall music video shows called Stepping Razor which was started by international Kenyan promoter, Kenya Don. Also, the country has one of the liveliest commercial radio stations (home boyz radio on 103.5 fm) that centers a lot of its programming on Jamaican music.

The number one disc jockey in Kenya currently is DJ Mura (a member of the Top Klass crew).

Check out his latest mix tape here: http://www.mixcrate.com/djmura/street-mixx-514912 and download from mediafire here (track listing is provided below): http://www.mediafire.com/download/yqivjck05rmmpbm/Dj_mura_street_mixx.zip


DI STREET MIXX PLAY LIST – DJ MURA

1 wine and kotch - charly black ft j capri

2 animal instinct riddim - kurt riley

3 buss a blank - konshens

4 gyal - shavey n slice

6 walk n wine - konshens

7 run di place - lyrical ill

8 do sumn - instrumental

9 pon di jockey - aidonia

10 stop sign riddim - subkoncious

12 decibels riddim - zj chrome

13 pack up and run - karamanti

14 badda than most - redsan

15 nakupenda pia - wyre ft alaine

16 gie dem - marc brunell

17 wild bubble riddim - zj chrome

18 pull up to mi bumper - konshens, j capri

19 put up unno lighter - marc brunnel

20 party fun - dundy place

21 bumaye riddim - major lazor

22 suited up – karamanti

Comments for Kenya Rapidly Becoming the Dancehall Capital of Africa

Aug 09, 2013
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KENYA DANCEHALL CAPITAL
by: Ichigunnz

I PLAY A SOUNDSYSTEM IN THE US AND IT'S ONLY RIGHT THAT THE MUSIC COMES BACK HOME AND YOU KNOW MUSIC BRINGS PEOPLE TOGETHER,SO THAT'S MORE UNITY AND MORE FIGHT WITH THE INDUSTRY,BUT AS LONG AS WE HAVE AN ARMY TO PLAY OUR MUSIC, WE WILL KEEP ANY MUSIC ROCKING . GLAD IT'S POPPING IN AFRICA BIG UP AFRICAN VIBES CREW!

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