President William Samoei Ruto led Kenyans in celebrating Mashujaa day at the Uhuru Gardens, Lang’ata, Nairobi County. The day is a national holiday that honors all Kenyans who contributed towards the struggle for Kenya’s independence.
PPMC – The Permanent Presidential Music Commission, – released two singles, aimed at honoring heroes that fought for Kenya’s independence.
The first song dubbed ‘Sote Tuko Sawa’ features Phil Kimemia, Rufftone, Zzero Sufuri, Pday Hurricane & Mani.’Sote Tuko Sawa’ is executively produced by Permanent Presidential Music Commission and is produced and arranged by Kenmusic, Abiathar & Moses Alovy.
Sang in many Kenyan languages, the second song dubbed ‘Tusonge Mbele’ , features a myriad of artists. Wycliffe Oruko, Vindu Vichenjanga, Rebecca Thomas, L Sammy, Maima, DMG & Naipasoi, are featured in the single, Executively produced by Permanent Presidential Music Commission (PPMC). ‘Tusonge Mbele’ is produced by Dokta B.
PPMC was formed in 1988. It was mandated to implement the report of a task force established to look into the development and preservation of music and dance in Kenya, covering the areas of music education, music research, music in the media, music performances, musicians’ rights and obligations and preservation and conservation of the music and heritage of Kenya, among others.
Kenyan music and dance has been part of our society since our forefathers generations. Lots of developments have taken place and are still taking place on our music with each generation having its own styles of performance, but retaining many ingredients of the authentic practice,”Permanent Presidential Music Commission (PPMC).