March is the month of women and to appreciate the power of women in music, Coke Studio Africa is set to air an all-women finale episode. Wow…just wow.
Everyone involved in the show will be female. This will include singers, rappers, music producers, studio engineers, a full band, content directors, scriptwriters, editors, camera operators and floor managers
The Head of Content Excellence, for Coca-Cola Southern and East African Business Unit Monali Shah said;
We are very excited to announce an all women finale episode of the 2019 edition of Coke Studio Africa. It’s the first time the production is taking such a bold move in the history of Coke Studio Africa to spotlight the amazing talent we have in entertainment. The kind of talent and artists we met and discovered during the process was mind-blowing and we can’t wait till music fans of the show can watch this powerful episode that will be airing across over 40 countries on March 29th.
A number of top female instrumentalists will be part of the all-female episode including Kasiva Mutua (Percussions), Wendy Kemunto (Vocals), Ivy Alexander (Guitar), Naomi Ziro (Bass Guitar) and Mutindi Tindi Muasa (Keyboard). Top female artists drawn from across the continent will include Nazizi (Kenya), Lioness (Namibia), Boity (South Africa), Sheebah (Uganda), Nandy (Tanzania), Lourena Nhate (Mozambique), Tamy (Zimbabwe) and music producer Viola Karuri (Kenya),
Coke Studio continues to support women in a major way. At the moment,60% of all the professionals that work on Coke Studio Africa are women. Simply amazing!