Juliani spearheads 24-hour hip-hop marathon in Nairobi's CBD


Rapper and founder of Dandora Hip-Hop City (DHC) Julius Owino alias Juliani held Kenya’s first hip-hop marathon.

The event went down on September 29-30 at the Kenya National Archives grounds.

The marathon is the initiative by DHC to nurture young musical talent while using music as a catalyst for social change.

The event featured some of the big names in Kenya’s hip-hop scene, and ran for 24 hours non-stop featuring performances by underground artistes.

The team also included acoustics, spoken word, drummers, musicians, acrobats and DJs who sustained the event for 4 hours non-stop.

“We are happy about the marathon. We grew up I ghetto and found a voice in hip-hop. I believe this initiative is great for upcoming artistes to show case their talent as they kick start their music careers,’ said Juliani.

He added that; “Investing in an artiste’s personal development eventually leads to their overall career growth and development of their brands.”

The event also raised funds to boost the industry.

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