Musician, innovator and entertainment entrepreneur Fadhilee Itulya, who for a long time, has been working towards supporting other acts by providing art spaces for intimate performances is now ready to drop his own project for the world to jam to. He is the founder of Fadhilee’s Garage – a cool monthly gig presenting other live performers at his garage.
Fadhilee is set to drop his debut Album KWETU on 27th April 2018 at the Alliance Francaise, Nairobi.
He will be showcasing a live performance of his upcoming 10-track album which will include singles like: “We Don’t Know”, “Kwetu”, “Shombo”, “Mama”, “Freedom” and “Flora”, among others.
Influenced by the traditional music of his home in the Luhya region, KWETU has a touch and twist of the “Omutibo” an old style of Kenyan guitar music played using the thumb and index fingers on the right hand.
He also fuses sounds and chants from across the African continent as well as global conventional styles of music including World & EDM music.
His artistry comprises of his reliance on collaboration with fellow artistes in efforts to produce innovative sounds, and promote knowledge development in the field of Africa’s robust Arts and Culture.
He has invited Some of East Africa’s top live performers like Serro, Labdi Ommes and Tetu Shani from Kenya, Slim Emcee the Poet from Uganda, and Tanzanian artiste Swahili Ally will be also performing at the album launch.
On 30th April, Fadhilee embarks on a Kenyan media tour to promote his new album.
Tickets to the show are trading at Ksh800 advance, and Ksh1000 at the gate.