Nairobi’s R&B scene is gaining global attention, with Spotify Africa and COLORS Studio collaborating to highlight six Kenyan artists.
COLORS has already released two performances from this joint project, featuring Lisa Oduor-Noah’s “For Keeps” and Xenia Manasseh’s “Wild Ride”.
Lisa’s vibrant voice, set against an amber backdrop, delivers a heartwarming message about the enduring value of love.
Kenyan singer-songwriter and producer Lisa Oduor-Noah (@lisaoduor) brings her soulful sounds to COLORS with an uplifting performance of her new single ‘For Keeps’. 🌹
Produced in collaboration with @SpotifyAfrica.
— COLORS (@colorsxstudios) October 19, 2023
Xenia Manasseh, a singer-songwriter and Spotify RADAR artist, takes the stage next with her enchanting vocals and relatable lyrics.
On Wild Ride, a song she wrote in 2022, Xenia transports the listeners on a journey that reflects her personal experiences.
Xenia has written songs for some of the industry’s big names and encourages her audience to “keep dreaming and keep following your dreams”.
L.A.-based, Kenyan-Ugandan singer-songwriter Xenia Manasseh (@xeniamanasseh) takes us for a ‘Wild Ride’ in her debut A COLORS SHOW. 💜
Watch the full show: https://t.co/XuAcdQJbhM
— COLORS (@colorsxstudios) October 23, 2023
“This is the first time that any Kenyan artist is performing on A COLORS SHOW and we are honoured to have been able to bring this collaboration to life,” says Monica Kemoli-Savanne, Spotify’s Artist & Label Partnerships Manager, East Africa.
“Our mission of elevating African artists to global stages continues, and we cannot wait for audiences all around the world to discover the amazing R&B talent that Kenya has to offer.”