Jay Z’s Legendary Engineer Young Guru to Host Nairobi Show and Workshop

First we got Yasiin Bey. Now, we are getting Young Guru – the world-renowned audio engineer that produced Jay-Z’s legendary “Empire State of Mind” album.

The 41-year-old American producer, whose real name is Gimel Androus Keaton, will be spinning his tasty productions at Nairobi’s classic hip-hop haven, Ebony Lounge, on July 16. The doors open at 8 p.m. and several guest performances are to be expected.

After hyping up the event over social media for weeks, the event’s organizer and local party planner, Buddha Blaze, announced on Twitter Wednesday that Young Guru will be holding an engineering workshop while in Nairobi. While details have yet to be confirmed, if this is true; prepare yourself for some exclusive on-the-scene coverage from us.

In the meantime, check out this Hard Knock TV interview with the legendary producer:

Originally from Sweden, Chris is a journalist with an extensive interest for African culture and the arts.