Lokolo hitmaker Papa Dennis has praised local producers Mainswitch and Teddy B. The gospel star, who’s signed under Maliza Umaskini foundation, has described Teddy B as a down-to-earth and soft-spoken man.
He told mpasho.co.ke:
Teddy B is humble and his work is A-class. I like the way he carries himself around, very mature.
The super producer has worked with many local artistes among them DK Kwenye Beat, Willy Paul, and Gloria Muliro.
The Nashukuru hit singer is known for his costly quality videos and after recording his songs, they are sent to US multi-platinum mix engineer Benny Steele for mastering. He engineered on Justin Bieber’s single, ‘Boyfriend’ and received a grammy-nomination for his production and mixing work on Frankie J’s new album Hope.
Papa Dennis told mpasho.co.ke his favourite female gospel artistes are: Mercy Masika, Gloria Muliro, Esther Wahome, and if given a chance to work with them, he cannot turn it down.
He also praised his boss for being supportive. He said:
Sadat Muhindi is a good boss and loves music. That’s why he’s nurturing talents out there.
The singer has won several awards including the Mwafaka Male Artiste of the Year award (2015), Pulse choregraphy song of the year award both in 2015 and 2017. He was also nominated in AFRIMA male artiste of the year (gospel inspirational song) in 2015.