Reggae Crooner Alpha Blondy Coming To Nairobi For Koroga Festival

Blondy – real name Seydou Kone – hit the limelight in the 1980s after the release of the hit song ‘Operation Coup Poing (Brigadier Sabari), an account of his run in with the Abidjan (Ivory Coast capital) police street raid in which he nearly lost his life.

Ivorian reggae legend Alpha Blondy.
Ivorian reggae legend Alpha Blondy.

Alpha Blondy will perform on Sunday, the last day of the two-day event. Also lined up for the event are local acts Wyre and Redsan.

On day one the star attractions will be Zzero Sufuri of the Zimenishika fame alongside Wamlambez hit-makers Sailors and Decimators.

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On the preparation of the event, Capital Commercial director Farida Idris promised one of a kind show.

“Everything has been put in place by the Koroga Festival team to ensure our fans have a great experience as is the custom of all our events,” she said.

The Koroga Festival is organized by Capital Commercial every three months to celebrate the African culture from entertainment to fashion.

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