Boiler Room Is Back In The 254!

Boiler Room is back in the 254 and we are super excited. The London-based online music broadcasting platform has confirmed that its Kenyan edition will be taking place on 12th and 14th April 2022. This edition is in partnership with Premium Whisky Ballentine’s and True Music Studios.

The upcoming edition follows a successful 2020 edition that was centered on the fast-rising Gengetone Genre. The event was graced by Kenyan Gengetone stars such as Boondocks Gang, Femi One, and Ochungulo Family among others. It also featured top deejays DJ Lyta, and DJ Kalonje just to mention a few.

According to Boiler Room, the conversation for the 2022 edition is on Drill Music in Kenya. Additionally, the event has a set of distinct activities spread across the 2 days. Day one 12th April 2022 – roundtable discussion on Kenyan Drill Music. Day two 14th April takes it a notch higher with a party to celebrate the Kenyan Drill Music scene.

Boiler Room’s impressive line-up of panelists and performers features Drill Music group Buruklyn Boys, Tangaza Magazine Project Manager Kalanzi Kajubi, Podcaster & Writer Tela Wangeci, Radio Host Sheila Kwambox, Dyana Cods, Big Yasa, DJ Iche, Silverstone Barz, and DJ Otiz among others.

Sounds exciting? Well, Drill Music fans can get exclusive invites to the event by RSVP here.

Boiler Room works to create a safer, fairer future for music culture. Established in 2010, Boiler Room hosts a series of event space residencies bringing inclusive experiences to various audiences around the world. Since its establishment, it has built an archive of over 8000 performances by more than 5000 artists across 200 cities.

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