Ykee Benda set to feature on Coke Studio Africa 2017

Multi-talented Ugandan artist Ykee Benda hailed for hit songs such as “Malaika”, “Kyenkyebula”, “Munakampala” and “Farmer” will be making his debut on Coke Studio Africa this year in the Big Break Segment paired alongside Jah Prayzah (Zimbabwe) and Mr. Bow (Mozambique).

The trio will be produced by top Tanzanian music producer Nahreel. The new season is set to premiere this September and will broadcast in more than 30 countries across Africa.

Speaking on his debut on the show, Ykee said, “Being on Coke Studio this year will be a career changer for me as my music has also been hitting the airwaves strong this year. I know that the opportunity will also expose more quality Ugandan music to the world,” adding, “It’s also dream come true for me to work with artists I have been watching for years. I’ve got mad respect for Jah Prayzah and Mr. Bow. Now am here collaborating with them and working with the best producer in the industry. It’s just unbelievable!”

Eddy Kenzo, Sheebah, Bebe Cool and Lydia Jazmine are Ugandan stars will also feature on the new season.