Episode
August 19, 2015

Kenyan musicians strike a chord

Artists in the country demand more airtime.
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Should radio and television stations prioritise local music? Many Kenyan artists say yes, and that too much airtime is given to other African musicians. A new government policy states that steps will be taken to ensure 60 per cent of music content aired by Kenyan media is local. But is it enough to reignite a struggling industry? We discuss at 19:30 GMT.

On this episode of The Stream, we speak with:

Winyo
Contemporary Benga Artist
reverbnation.com/winyomusic

Kwame @kwameke
Soul/R&B Singer 
facebook.com/pages/Kwame-KE

Muthoni the Drummer Queen @muthoniDQ
Hip-hop Artist
Muthonimusic.com

DJ Edu @djedu
Radio Presenter 
djedu.uk

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