Trey Songz unveiled ahead of recording on Coke Studio Show
Grammy award-winning American R&B and hip hop singer, songwriter and actor Trey Songz was on Wednesday unveiled as the guest star of Season 4 of Coke Studio Africa.
Speaking exclusively on his Coke Studio Africa stint and his first time in Kenya at a press conference, Trey Songz said:
“I am very happy to be in Kenya and to be working with a stage full of very talented artistes. The beauty and part I love about Coke Studio Africa is to work with artistes like myself who represent where they are from to the fullest. We have already started working on a great record and I am excited about the music that we have coming.”
South African celebrity producer Maphorisa of the Soweto Baby hit fame will be producing all the music collaborations between Trey Songz and all his collaborators.
All the artistes on Coke Studio Africa will record, and perform alongside a highly talented house band on the show that launches across the continent. The show will start broadcasting on October 9, 2016.
On the music collaborations and show’s production, Trey Songz noted:
“The songs we will produce will give us an opportunity to embrace and uplift the sound of one another. Even with all our different sounds we will have one united sound.”
Trey Songz was joined by a cross section of the African artistes set to collaborate with him including Nyashinski (Kenya), Vanessa Mdee (Tanzania), Yemi Alade (Nigeria), Lij Michael (Ethiopia), Stonebwoy (Ghana), Neyma (Mozambique), Serge Beynaud (Ivory Coast), Rema Namakula (Uganda), Emtee (South Africa).