Hip hop lovers and fans of the Ebony Lounge held event, The Hip Hop Rapsody are in for an exclusive surprise as it has been confirmed that celebrated American hip hop star Yassin Bey, better known as Mos Def will be hosted by Nairobi Rapsody on May 28th 2015 on his maiden trip to East Africa.
Over the years, the event that was started by MC Budha Blaze and Rashid Jibril has been attracting quite a large number of followers and also playing host to some of the best hip hop stars both from within Africa and around the globe. From Talib Kweli, to HHP and Tumi (South Africa), the event keeps growing grace by grace.
Mos Def, ranked 24th on the 50 top MCs of our time according to Source Magazine brings his strong, socially conscious views and songs.
An actor too; he was a member of the super hip hop duo Black Star with Talib Kweli, before later on in his career, embarking on a colorful and successful solo career. With worldwide hits like ‘Travelling Man’ with DJ Honda and ‘Miss Fat Booty’; he commands a massive following in Kenya and his tracks continue to garner him international acclaim.
His trip to Kenya is not just music but also it will involve more charity work. Call for all hip hop fans in Nairobi: the gates to the must-attend event (on Thursday 28th May 2015) open at 9:00 p.m. Music entertainment by DJs: G Money and Blinky Bill.
Kenyan artists Bamboo and Rabbit will open for Yasiin Bey – who will grace the stage from around 11:00 p.m.
The event is an only advance ticket pass event, with the tickets available on Ebony Lounge’s website for Kshs 5,000.