BY NKATHA WAINAINA
The iconic Rhythm and Blues (R&B) legends Boyz II Men are set to perform in Kenya for the very first time as they debut their Africa tour.
The American music group is set to headline the second edition of the Stanbic Yetu Festival by Stanbic Bank.
The event expected to be one for the ages, is set to take place on Saturday, June 10, 2023, in Nairobi.
The group currently comprises Nathan Morris (baritone), Wanya Morris, and Shawn Stockman (tenor).
With an impressive career spanning almost three decades, Boyz II men have four Grammy awards, nine American Music Awards, nine Soul Train Awards, and three Billboard Awards.
Over the years, the group has written and performed timeless hits, enjoyed across generations. These include, “On Bended Knee”, “I’ll make love to You”, “End of the Road”, and ‘A Song for Mama”.
There are three categories of tickets for those who would want to be part of the once-in-a-lifetime experience. Regular tickets go for Sh8,000, VIP tickets go for Sh15,000 and VVIP tickets go for Sh30,000. However, the VVIP tickets are already sold out.
A number of Kenyan DJs are also set to entertain crowds during the concert including; DJ G-Money, DJ Forro, Dj Shaky, DJ Grauchi, CNG, and DJ Cream.
The trio will start their African tour by performing in Kenya and later in Uganda and South Africa.