Following the popularity of ‘Coke Studio Season 2’, Africa’s much loved music platform has returned with Season 3 which boasts of a line-up of established and new musicians. The season will run from October till December.
According to the Marketing Director, Coca-Cola, Patricia Jemibewon, the show will feature ‘mash ups’ of top musical talent on the continent, through musical fusions and regionally inspired music.
It will revive the atmosphere of live recordings and performance, provide music as a platform to bridge cultural and national barriers, encourage unity and introduce a sense of African pride.
‘Coke Studio Season 3’ will be in distinct segments; mash ups between Nigerian and East African artistes; artiste challenges; acoustic performances and new songs from featured artistes.
This season will bring together 28 artistes from five different countries to sing 52 songs, showcasing their local and signature styles to produce unique songs.
Nine Nigerian artistes billed to feature on the show include, Eva Alordia, Ice Prince, Flavour, Chidinma, 2Face, Yemi Alade, Olamide, MI Abaga and Afri Dija, while talented music maestro, Cobhams Asuquo would bring his expertise to bear on the show as executive producer.
There would also be a radio show version for Coke Studio Africa, bringing the best the continent has to offer and it will air across seven cities: Lagos, Abuja, PH, Kano, Aba, Anambra and Ibadan.
Also, this season, the beverage giant will engage up to 500,000 Nigerian teens in secondary schools with Coke Studio, providing them an opportunity to showcase and highlight their talent with the state of the art Coke Studio bus which is fully equipped with a digital music production facility; with professional mixing console, recording microphones, state of the art audio interface and mic pre-amp.

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