Popular Kenyan media personalities Remmy Majala and Nick Ndeda have signed a deal with a media station owned by celebrated American rapper Sean Combs famously known as P Diddy.
This comes after the duo was announced as hosts for the newly introduced unscripted series titled ‘What’s Good Africa’ which will be aired on NTV Kenya, in Tanzania (via Azam TV), and Uganda (via DSTV).
The new half-hour Tv series will capture all aspects of Hip Hop culture in Africa, from emerging artists to fashion, sports, entrepreneurship, events, and parties, among other entertaining aspects.
The program which will officially debut on August 12th is a result of a partnership REVOLT and What’s Good Networks and its sister production company What’s Good Studios in Nairobi, Kenya.
Although the program managers plan on highlighting other African countries in the future, the first season titled [Kenya Edition] off the 10 episode series will seemingly focus mainly on Kenyan content.
Speaking in regard to the partnership, VP of Programming at REVOLT; Jonathyn Pankratz described the collaboration as exciting considering that it will capture the best of Africa’s hip hop scene which has always been one of their main objectives.
“Hip Hop is a global culture that truly transcends borders…We’re very excited to partner with What’s Good Networks and What’s Good Studios to spotlight the vibrant Hip Hop scene in Africa, which is full of the young, innovative artists, influencers, and entrepreneurs REVOLT has been championing since our launch,” he stated
His statement was backed up by Tilo Ponder, CEO and co-founder of What’s Good Networks and What’s Good Studios who agreed that this will serve as an opportunity to celebrate Africa’s powerhouse creative talent and sharing their stories with the world.
The two media personalities are indeed a good fit for this role considering their rich background and experience in the media industry.
Remmy Majala is a celebrated entertainment and news journalist, famously known for hosting and producing K24’s popular entertainment program “Arena” while Nick Ndeda is a well-known TV and radio presenter (Kiss FM).
In a statement on her Instastory, Remmy Majala expressed her excitement over this new project and briefly described how the process has been.
“Beyond excited about this!! Its been a beautiful process” she wrote
Nick Ndeda also hyped the program on his end describing it as one of the most unique projects he has ever worked on.
“This show is nothing like anything I have worked on before!!! Trailer dropping real soon because after all these months of silence I’ve realized I’d rather show you than tell you,” he stated