Kenya music scene in limbo

Kenya music scene in limbo

Musical concerts in Kenya are now at an all time low. Our musicians are no longer earning enough money from music shows and concerts. Charles Otieno looks at the change of fortunes as local celebs ponder the way forward.

The sound was good, the lights superb and the dÈcor was cool as music fans waited with bated breath for Mr Boombastic after a year of absence of an A-list international star. But a majority of fans were held up in a snarling traffic and most of them reached the Carnivore way past ten o’clock. It was however, still in good time for your standard concert so imagine their shock when they learned from the emcee that Shaggy had already performed and was on his way to the airport.

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