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Moods: Solo Male Artist Reggae: Roots Reggae World: African- East World: World Fusion World: Reggae

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Kenya

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Abbi

Mostly known in the genre of afro-fusion / World Music, Abbi has travelled and participated in well-reputed festivals as Mundial (Holland), North Sea Jazz Festival (Holland), African Cultural Music and Dance Festival (South Africa), Fest Horn (Djibouti), SXSW (Texas, USA), SmukFest (Denmark) to mention a few.

Winner of two Kisima Awards for “Best Male Artist” and “Most Promising Artist”, Abbi has released one reggae-album entitled Your Own Way (2012) and two afro-fusion albums: Mudunia (2003) and Indigo (2007). Yet Abbi’s musical journey began long time ago, when he was part of the accapella band “The Boyz”, which later changed name to “Safari” who travelled on tours in Germany, Spain and England.

In 2008, Abbi began producing other Kenyan artists at Indigo Productions in Nairobi, Kenya, and produced artists like Mutinda, Nina Ogot, Joy Shambula and the late Arnavah [Nathan Krystall].

Abbi has collaborated with artists like Ronni Vindahl (DK), Tippa Irie (UK), Gihuku (KE) and Ashimba (TZ) and features on several albums like Achieng Abura, Barbara Guantai, and “Songs of Hope” by Family Health International.

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