The first edition of the Mtaani Live Show went down today at the Shabaab Social Hall in Nakuru Town West sub-County, with thousands of viewers following on social media platforms.
The concepts innovatively provided space and platform for local artists to showcase their talents in the times of COVID-19 pandemic as people cannot gather for concerts.
The event brought together artists from Nakuru Town East and Nakuru Town West sub-Counties with other such shows lined up across the County in the coming days.
DJ Spinel was on the decks, Kidrucha, Izzy Blacko and Veryl Mkali Wao rapped their hearts out, Vanessa, Wendy, Simor Music and Mr Chairman mellowed tunes as Lucy Empress and Shairi Nyata battled for stanzas.
Others who took to the stage are Elvis Russels with his acrobatic moves, instrumentalists Ian Ayugu and Mose showcased their prowess with Kevo Dancer and Jeff Gepa bringing the curtains down with a dance.
County minister for Youth, Gender, Culture, Sports and Social Services Eng. Lucy Kariuki said the COVID-19 pandemic has made artists lose livelihoods thus the need to support them.
She advised artists to be innovative and share out their artistic selves as life has not stopped with the COVID-19 pandemic threat.
Co-sponsors of event included Ideal sounds and Events ,Simor Music, Aifer Entertainment and Nakuru TV.