Ma3

Ma3

 Nairobi, Nairobi Area, KEN
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Ma3’s sound is that of young, contemporary, urban Africa; mixing soulful English /Swahili lyrics with spell binding guitar riffs built on a solid rhythm section.

If you love FreshlyGround or Asa then Ma3’s music is definitely up your alley!

Biography

Ma3 (Maa-Three) is a 6-piece, quirky Afro Pop band from Nairobi that borrows its name from the inescapable public transport mini- vans that dot cities in Kenya and all over Africa

Ma3 is made up of; Kenya’s most in-demand drummer-Matthayo, young electric guitar prodigy- Kato , Karanja on Bass, Kenya’s only intellectual property lawyer with a prolific music career - Karimi on acoustic guitar, the magical Nanjira as the band’s vocalist/front “man” and Tim Rimbui, one of East Africa’s leading music producers - on the keyboards.

In the two short years that Ma3 has been in existence, the band has headlined two of the biggest festivals to grace Nairobi i.e. the Spread the Love Festival with Kirk Franklin (September 2009) and Nairobi Kinanda Arts Festival (December 2009) featuring Freshly Ground. Kwani LitFest 2010,Shukas N Juice Concert (2010) Par

Ma3 has began 2011 with a bang as the band headlined at Sauti za Busara Festival 2011 - Zanzibar, playing along side Kenyan Diva Atemi .

In addition, Ma3 is currently the in-house band on The Patricia Show Season II- Africa’s largest TV talk show, syndicated twice weekly to 43 African Countries with an estimated audience of 20million viewers; it is on this stage that Ma3 have collaborated with great African music luminaries like Loyiso Bala from South Africa, Idi Achieng –Kenya, Maurice Kirya- Uganda, Mzunguu Kichaa from Tanzania, Zakii Ibrahim from South Africa just to name a few.

Ma3’s sound is that of young, contemporary, urban Africa; mixing soulful English /Swahili lyrics with spell binding guitar riffs built on a solid rhythm section.

If you love FreshlyGround, Asa then Ma3’s music is definitely up your alley!

Ingia Ndani ya Ma3!
(Get inside the Ma3)

Discography

SIngle: BebaBeba (2010)
Album: BebaBeba (2011)