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- WOMEX 2008
- WOMEX 2010
- WOMEX 2011
Kenyan superstar Makadem mixes hiphop with the sounds of Afro fusion laced with Luo traditional Ohangla drums, Nyatiti beats intertwined with Western rhythms. The music popularly referred to as Anglo-Ohangla is a fusion of Ohangla, Nyatiti, and Dodo -traditional Luo (western Kenya, Lake Victoria region tribe) styles of Music. A joyful marriage of African beats and heavily accented Luo-English vocals.
His music is humorous and witty, yet culturally oriented and powerfully tackles social and economic issues that affect people of all walks of life and that is the reason why all age groups always find something to relate to and identify with his songs.