Coke Studio is back

The Coca-Cola Company, through their music flagship show Coke Studio, is merging Coke Studio Africa and Coke Studio South Africa into one, bigger, better Coke Studio Africa 2017.

The first episode is jam packed with creative collaborations from the likes of South Africa’s Hip Hop maven Nasty C and Nigeria’s Runtown performing some legendary covers and creating a new, original track. Kenya’s Khaligraph Jones and Rwanda’s Bruce Melody thrill with a throwback performance and a big break show stopper by Tanzania’s Alikiba, Nigeria’s Patoranking and Ozane from Togo rounds off the cross-continental talent for the evening.  

“This hit African music show is sure to bring together the continent’s numerous colourful and diverse cultures in a way that only music can. Coca-Cola South Africa is thrilled to be in its third year of providing African artists with a platform to discover and create, with the support of our longstanding relationship with 

This season promises to introduce some new music styles to new audiences, for the very first time, bringing people together in a uniquely Coca-Cola way,” says Sharon Keith, Marketing Director for Coca-Cola Southern and East Africa.

Like the previous editions, Coke Studio aims to inspire and introduce Africa’s music talents to a wider audience through interaction, collaboration and cooperation amongst artists and producers, while also building a strong connection with Africa’s young and growing population. 

“Africa is full of great music talent across a wide range of communities, cities and countries, and Coke Studio Africa 2017 aims give these artists wider exposure, while enabling them to create inspirational new sounds,” conclude Keith.

The production now includes artists from South Africa, Rwanda, Angola, Zimbabwe, Togo, Madagascar, Mauritius, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Nigeria, Ghana, Mozambique, DRC, Ethiopia and Cameroon. The last edition featured Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Nigeria, Ghana, Mozambique, DRC, Ethiopia, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire and Togo whilst South Africa had its own production. This season will broadcast in more than 30 countries across Africa. 

To keep up with all Coke Studio Africa related information including artists, collaborations, lyrics and on-air dates, follow the hashtag #CokeStudioAfrica or find the following pages online:

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Coke Studio Africa airs on Saturday, 12 August at 6.05pm on 

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