Coke Studio Africa 2019 partners
Each new season, Coke Studio Africa partners with renowned brands to ensure the show runs smoothly, from the production to the final reveal on air. Here’s a spotlight on Pace Africa, Sankara Hotel, Yallo Leather and Home 254—the Kenyan brands and companies that have partnered with the Coke Studio Africa 2019 season.
Keep your own Pace…
Founded in 2017, PACE Africa is one of the continent’s premiere tech brands that designs and manufactures an array of audio devices such as PACE FOCUS and PACE MATE. Pace Africa will power up the sound for the 2019 season of Coke Studio Africa; providing all Coke Studio artists and the production team with Coke Studio branded headphones and earphones. Speaking on the partnership, PACE Africa CEO said: “We are glad to come on board on Coke Studio Africa 2019 for the very first time. Brought together by our passion for music, this partnership will create a unique experience for both the artists featured on the show and the audience as we celebrate our diverse music styles, languages and cultures.”
Home away from home…
In 2019, Coke Studio Africa has partnered with one of Kenya’s most iconic establishments: Sankara Nairobi. This first time partnership will see Coke Studio acts enjoy a world-class experience at the 5-star hotel throughout the recording period of the Coke Studio Africa 2019 season. The Marketing Manager of Sankara Nairobi AJ Wangui says: “As one of Nairobi’s leading hotel destinations, we are honoured to come on board during this season of Coke Studio Africa. Sankara prides itself on providing quality hospitality and offering a unique experience to all our guests. It is such an honour to host our African stars this season and to provide a home away from home.”
Art inspired by diverse cultures…
Yallo is a leather goods manufacturing company that designs and produces quality leather products. In the new season, Yallo leather will provide branded Coke Studio merchandise for artists as well as fans. Speaking on the new partnership, Yallo Leather CEO said: “It is not every day that a leather company partners with a cool and vibrant brand like this Coke Studio Africa, but we share ideals that propel our individual visions and missions. I love that we both believe in creating, showcasing and celebrating homegrown art and craft. Yallo, just like Coke Studio, is determined to provide inspired works of art fueled by our diverse cultures.”
The premier leather company was founded in Nairobi in 2015, and boasts a wide range of products that include: laptop bags, travel bags, iPad and tablet covers.
Pride and Pomp…
The Home 254 fashion company has partnered with Coke Studio Africa for its 2019 season to provide Coke Studio-branded merchandise for the artists and production team. The company is a young Nairobi-based clothing brand that specialises in custom-made Hoodies, T-shirts, Sweatshirts, Vests and Caps. Started in 2015, the brand bears a sense of nationalistic pride in its name (254 is the country code for Kenya), and embeds this in all its designs and products.
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