RAW MUSIC INTERNATIONAL clips and out-takes from Kenya
Anchoras! A heartical roots reggae group from Kisumu. These guys know how to enjoy a Sunday. Ganj and good sounds for days.
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Meet Ras Expary, one of the first people to bring reggae to western Kenya. The man has dreadlocks spanning several feet and years of deep rasta wisdom. Listen and learn children.
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Meet Orono, an 80 year old nyatiti (8 string traditional harp) legend. We went out to the village to get this footage and had quite a few rounds of homebrewed booze.
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One of the highlights of the first trip: 24 yr old Kisumu rapper LaFam freestyles over the live nyatiti of 80 year old Orono deep in the countryside. This has to be the first time this has happened…
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The legendary Kisumu DJ Rankin T kicks a freestyle on the outskirts of Kisumu, where we were wandering, watching mamas bathe kids in the river, and enjoying that good herb.
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Deep Luhiya culture in the bush. We traveled several miles into the countryside to record this band of Luhiya elders perform their dying traditional dance.
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We spent a long time searching out the great Luo blues legend Olima Anditi. This is the strange tale of what happened when we finally found him. Rappers, ghetto transport, and forgotten legends all come into play.
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Part 2 of our Olima Anditi story. Check part 1 (above) for more info more about this glorious day at: rawmusicinternational.com/blog1/?p=289
Check Kisumu rappers Dozze and Zealous at Total Vibez Studios, recording alongside Miss Unique. Read more about this day at: rawmusicinternational.com/blog1/?p=255
Meet Nebulazz and Double B, Kisumu rappers who show us their hood, Nyalenda, and kick a few rhymes. This is the new generation of Kisumu rap. Good dudes.
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Peter Logono, a Turkana refugee from northern Kenya, plays the Adungu at a homebrew club on the road between Uganda and Kenya. The song, Ero Akol, is in the Turkana language and is about missing home. Read about this day at: rawmusicinternational.com/blog1/?p=204
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