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It was reggae and weed at the Jamhuri Reggae festival – PHOTOS & VIDEO

Reggae fans got the chance to enjoy hits by Jamaican artistes Capleton and Queen Ifrika at the Jamhuri Reggae Festival held at the Safaricom stadium, Kasarani.

Capleton on stage at the festival. PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU
Capleton on stage at the festival. PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU

The Sunday event also saw performances by local artistes Wyre, Gravitti Band and Mc Philipo, Sister Njambi.

Kenyan reggae arstiste Wyre interacts with fans at the festival. PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU
Kenyan reggae arstiste Wyre interacts with fans at the festival. PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU

The fans braved the chilly night to sway to the reggae tunes till early morning.

Some fans breached the tight security to sneak rolls of bhang at the festival, which they later openly smoked.

PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU
PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU

Reggea empress Queen Ifrika of the hit single “Daddy” entertained the crowd away with her hits amid candid talk on refraining from violence in the upcoming elections.

PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU
PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU

Other Jamaican artistes who performed at the festival were Jah Thunder and Sustane.