NE-YO will be the guest star alongside Wangechi, Alikiba, Maurice Kirya, Dama Do Bling and Ice Prince for a mega mash up. Ahead of his anticipated arrival in Kenya, in an official statement NE-YO said, “It’s a true honor to return to Africa and celebrate artists from all over the continent. By creating this musical fusion through Coke Studio Africa, people of all races, ethnicities and religion will come together through this remarkable opportunity. I’m so excited to build lasting moments with all of these incredibly talented artists and musicians.”
Last month he graced the MTV Africa Music Awards 2015, recently held in South Africa. In the past 10 years, NE-YO has produced six albums. His debut album In My Own Words was a bona fide R&B game changer bearing classics: Stay, So Sick, When You’re Mad and Sexy Love. His latest album, Non–Fiction was released in January of 2015. The album reached number five on the US Billboard Top 200, making NE-YO the second male R&B artist to have six consecutive top 10 albums. Last season, Coke Studio Africa season 2, Wyclef Jean performed his hit song “Divine Sorrow” alongside other artists including Rabbit, Chidinma and Shaa.