Niko na Safaricom Live All Stars Edition
Top on my list of spectacular music events this year has been the Niko na Safaricom Live concerts that have been touring the country.
For the #KenyaAt50 celebrations, Kijiji Entertainment were called upon by Safaricom to put together an all-stars edition at the Safaricom Stadium Kasarani on 13th December. Kijiji then called upon me to tell the world how the show was so here goes…
Before the show started, backstage was busy with the makeup and wardrobe department making sure all was set.
Onstage, the technical team made sure all cables were properly connected and the stage was set for the artists.
Then the artists started arriving, starting with Ken Wa Maria.
In the meantime, the excitement and busyness backstage continued.
When the show kicked off, MC Pengele psyched up the crowd.
This couple came with their 6-month-old baby.
The rain started pouring when Ken wa Maria was on stage. The show didn’t stop but went on.
Yes. It was a heavy downpour.
Backstage, several nights of rehearsals and little sleep started taking their toll on the entertainers.
It’s nice having Mercy Myra back in the country. She is excited too!
In the stadium, the fans continued the celebrations.
The level of discipline shown by the artists is to be admired. They were backstage several hours before their performances. Here, Esther Wahome patiently waits for her turn to get on stage.
Wahu and Mercy Myra.
Eko Dydda had one of the most powerful performances…
…and the fans loved it!
The concert celebrated the journey Kenyan music has taken. For the 90s, we had a matatu take a lap of honour in the stadium.
DJ Pinye alighted from the matatu…
…and got on stage to mix the finest Kenyan music from the 90s.
Finally Esther Wahome got on stage.
I salute you too sir!
Jaguar. He arrived in a Jaguar by the way.
Gloria Muliro and Webi.
This was my first time shooting Redsan.
When Kidum got on stage at 5am, this guy still had the energy to sing along.
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