Without mincing words, Coke Studio is the best thing that happened on Africa’s music scene.
It is full of surprises, and when you’re wondering what would be different, you get something like: Olamide turning into a soul crooner. Yes, it happened on Coke Studio Africa, Season 3 Episode 7.
Episodes 6 and 7 had this gripping edge-of-the seat moments that kept you wondering what was happening to your favourite music, with highly talented producers re-inventing old tunes into a whole new experience.
Episode 6 was filled with brilliant fusion from Nigeria’s Di’Ja’s and Hernani da Silva’s, Wangechi and Ben Pol of Tanzania while the chemistry sparking duo, Juliana and Flavour did not disappoint with a final performance from Avril and MI.
Episode 7 began with an all-male team affair, with Nigeria’s rapper, Ice Prince and Kenyan group Sauti Sol, followed by performances from Olamide and Neyma, Sauti Sol and Ice Prince, Chidinma and Elani, Navio and G2, Alikiba and Sauti, Sol and Yemi Alade and Jua Cali, showcasing Di’Ja, Maurice Kirya and Navio.
The Coke Studio excitement continues to build, and this weekend, it will be explosive as Alikiba and Victoria Kimani; Hernani Da Silva and Di’Ja as well as Yemi Alade and Jua Cali return to set the stage on fire on Episode 8.
Remember to give your favourite mash-ups a chance to get on the Coke Studio Africa album, by voting on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram with the hashtags # song number and #cokestudioafrica.
Coke Studio 3 airs every Sunday on AIT at 6:00 pm and Soundcity at 7.30PM, ONTV on Monday at 6.30pm, every Thursday on BCOS at 6:00 pm and Nigezie on Friday at 7:00 pm.