Last week, the Coke Studio audience was treated to a unique performance from two rising stars – Fik Fameica from Uganda and Mozambique’s Laylizzy.
The episode opens with Laylizzy doing a cover for one of Fameica’s most popular hits ‘Sconto’, which also features dancer Wembley. Fik Fameica responds by localizing Laylizzy’s ‘Too Much’ with an intention of connecting with his fans in Uganda. His cover features popular Ugandan youth words and phrases.
Later in the episode, the duo take a break from the studio and drive into the town for a bonding session as they prepare to dazzle the studio audience with a phenomenal track, an anthem for African youth. They visit a graffiti artist – a new experience for Laylizzy who shares a bit more about his upbringing, education and how he got into music.
The two headlining artists finally bring all thatinspiration back to the studio and work on a fire tract titled ‘Next’ produced by Tanzanian super producer Lizer.
“I had worked with Lizer before but we had never met, I probably would not have had this opportunity to work with him again if it had not been for Coke Studio. I am grateful,” Fameica says.
The special Big Break segment of this episode brings three young talents together – an upcoming Kenyan producer Joe Mutorya joins forces with the Coke Studio Africa resident producer Young DLC and Wendy, a Coke Studio backing vocalist.
Coke Studio Africa is a non-competitive music collaboration show, which seeks to bring together, and celebrate the diversity of African music and talent. It also gives upcoming artistes the opportunity to work with some of the best local and international music and production talent. It brings together artistes from different genres, eras and regions to create a modern and authentic African sound through musical fusion.
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