• Stanbic bank and Radio Africa events partner to bring American singer, songwriter and record producer, Anthony Hamilton.
• Tickets for Stanbic Yetu Festival can be found on www.ticketsasa.com or Stanbic Bank branches.
Stanbic Bank and Radio Africa events have today joined forces to bring multi-Grammy award-winning American singer, songwriter and record producer, Anthony Hamilton.
Hamilton who is a soul and neo-soul superstar is expected to perform at the Stanbic Yetu festival scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 30, 2022.
Speaking at the launch of the event, Homeboyz Radio and Radio Africa events General manager Somoina Kimojino expressed her delight in partnering with Stanbic in a bid to keep supporting the industry and uplifting artists' welfare.
"This partnership didn't start today, it started a year ago and maybe the conversations started earlier. Then Covid happened and we had conversations of how do we support the industry still without going out, and we had an amazing virtual concert it was Kenya ni yetu we were celebrating Kenyans,"said Kimojino.
Adding, "we had about 10 Kenyan artists who put an amazing show that inspired and gave hope to everyone and really gave back to them financially."
Describing the the partneship as 'excellent,'Kimojino was grateful for Stanbic for join hands with Radio Africa events and supporting the initiative which has now given birth to Stanbic Yetu Festival.
"We will be bringing Multi-Grammy award winner Anthony Hamilton and he will be taking the stage with some of Kenya's greatest; Otile Brown, June Gachui, the top soul DJs in the country DJ Pinye, DJ Stylez and DJ Forest so we are really excited," added Kimojino.
On his part, Stanbic CEO, Charles Mudiwa said the bank's goal is to help local artists aspire for more by linking them with international acts.
"You might say why music? I think music is Africa's, it is something that symbolizes who we are," said Charles.
I mean we talk about ubuntu you can't complete that without talking about music. I mean Africans we do music when we are happy, when we are crying, mourning and every moment is a musical moment for an African."
Tickets for Stanbic Yetu Festival can be found on www.ticketsasa.com or Stanbic Bank branches.
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