Sunday, September 2, 2012

X-Calibur wins Nokia Don’t Break The Beat

Kenya’s X-Calibur Shahidi (Richmond Sangara) was crowned the Nokia Don’t Break The Beat winner in a hotly contested rap battle at Club Ichonic, Racecourse on Saturday evening.
X-Calibur left fellow compatriot and crowd favourite Kevin Otieno bettwr known as Ojiji settling for second runners-up in East Africa one of a kind hip-hop freestyle competition sponsored by multinational telecom giant Nokia.   
The rapper pocketed the grand prize of Sh250,000, a chance to record a track with International acclaimed Kenyan artiste Stella Mwangi aka STL and the chance to record 4 songs, and a one-year contract with Decimal Records.  
The other four East African finalist who showcased their talent included Tanzania’s duo of Ally Abdallah Chuma and Njama George Mtandika and the Uganda’s duo of Kkeeya Nicholas and Sebbowa Kizito.
A star-studded line up led by STL and the likes of Kenya’s producer and rapper Madtraxx, Uganda’s Keko and Mwana Fa from Tanzania entertained the audience at the grand finale.  
STL performed her latest track titled ‘Stella, Stella, Stella’, before its international release scheduled for next week.  
Check out X Calibur perform at the Nokia Don't Break The Beat below

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