Kenya’s Octopizzo to launch new album featuring refugee artists
On 3 December, Kenyan hip-hop artist Octopizzo will launch a new album alongside various artists from refugee camps that he has been working with under the Refugee Art Project.
The album Dubbed Refugeenius, which is a first of its kind, is a compilation of 18 gospel and secular songs, all written and performed by refugee artists from the DRC, Ethiopia, Burundi, Uganda, Somalia and South Sudan. On 22 November Octopizzo released the single ‘Flalala’ off the album.
Over the past two years, Octopizzo has been working with the artists who live in the Dadaab Refugee Camp… Read More