New video from NINE BEATS Collective – ‘KOSI’ is a much anticipated project for East Africa. Fronted by NINE BEATS Collective member Ambassada, The ‘Kosi All Stars’ track and video is a collaboration aimed at empowering and motivating a new generation of African youth.
Featuring Ambassada himself and high-profile artists from Uganda and Kenya: Pallaso, Eddy Kenzo, Arrow Boy, Beenie Gunter, Nina Roz, Jabidii, Dufla Diligon, Katee Wambui and Ghetto kids, plus some of the best video production names around. Together, they have recorded a new interpretation of Ambassada’s original song, which (co-written with NINE BEATS producer, UK’S Tony Bean) features on NINE BEATS Collective’s international double album, ‘Nine Beats to the Bar’. The new video features all ten artists together in the studio and in locations in Kenya and Uganda.
Audio by Nessim, A Steyn (Uganda) & Motif the Don (Kenya)
Visuals by Kingslackie (Kenya) & Trafik, Darlington, Arronaire, Lutakomes, Asaph K (Uganda)
Colourist: Justin Campos
Co-ordinated by Mseto’s Mzazi Willy M Tuva (Kenya), Jacob Omutuzze, Dembe FM (Uganda)
Executive Producers for NINE BEATS: Steve Bassett & Rob Taylor
Executive Producers: Ambassada and Profilez
Original song ‘Kosi’ taken from the album NINE BEATS TO THE BAR by NINE BEATS Collective. Available on CD, download, & heavyweight 180gsm digitally mastered double vinyl LP from 9beats.org and download on all digital platforms.
An eclectic soundscape of R&B, soul, rock/pop, acoustic threads, classical, jazz/funk, African vibes, and a hint of gospel. NINE BEATS is a collaboration of world class musicians, artists, and songwriters exploring the ancient Bible wisdom of THE BEATITUDES.