Six rising Kenyan stars have won over Ksh. 500,000, Studio time and various promotional services from competing on Booming on Boomplay.
Booming on Boomplay Competition
Booming on Boomplay is a four-month music competition led by Boomplay.
Supadrum, a music production studio based in Kenya partnered with the leading music streaming and download service in Africa to make the campaign possible.
The initiative sought to nurture and provide a platform to support the growth and development of emerging artists in Kenya.
Booming on Boomplay Winners
The campaign reached its climax on Monday 9th January 2023 with the announcement of the winners received over 500 audio submissions.
Winners of the competition include Littydavinci, Number One King Gray, Buruklyn Boyz, Rhymes_ab, Faiye Blessings and Katempa.
Littydavinci, Number One King Gray and Buruklyn Boyz take home $1,500, $1,000 and $500 respectively.
Speaking on the competition, Boomplay’s East Africa Managing Director, Martha Huro, said;
“We were incredibly blown away by the quality of work that was submitted by talented young Kenyans for this competition.”
Huro congratulated the top six participants and everyone who entered the competition.
“It wasn’t an easy task to select winners as all participants submitted quality work.
I am glad that through the help of our judges, the choice to select winners got easier.” She added.
Allan Njoroge Supadrum’s CEO said the range of submissions was impressive.
“It was uplifting to see the huge variety of work that was submitted by talented Kenyans from across the country.” Said Njoroge.
“As partners in the campaign, we were impressed by the range of techniques that had been used and the creativity deployed within the work.”
Winners of the competition will have promotional opportunities including billboard features, in-app and digital placements to enhance exposure and in addition.
The top Six participants will also have 40hrs of studio time and a music masterclass featuring top producers, engineers & music executives covering topics such as production, distribution, publishing, music marketing & business.