Get to Know: Kenyan Afro-pop Band Ma3

From AfriPOP! Fri Dec 14 2012, 10:31:07

Sounds like: If Freshly Ground were Kenyan they would be something along the lines of Ma3. The low-down: Likely the most well-rounded African band you'll come across, Ma3 has amongst its members consummate marketers, a youtube-schooled session guitarist (now one of Kenya's most sought after), and one of the country's very few intellectual property owners. Sauti Sol, Atemi, Asa, Nneka, FreshlyGround, Eric Wainaina, Ayo, Lira are some of their influences. The verdict: [...]

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