Bakawol Rockers

The Bakawol Rockers are from Nairobi, Kenya. In early 2007 they recorded a week long ad-hoc session with producer Gearz K. that became the album Yes Mystic released in 2008 by Bin Khalid Sonic Pollution. The songs are a hybrid of jazz, reggae and East African styles. The songs are sung in Luhya, Kikuyu and Swahili in a unique poetic style. The ensemble represents a small composition of the amorphous Bakawola Music Foundation. In the recorded instance of the compliation of songs that make up the production Yes Mystic, the contributing artistes are: Bass - Tom Herr Guitar, vocals (lyrics) - H.I.M. Pot Drumset, Chivoti, vocals (lyrics) - King Chagala Percussion, chants - Don Mutua Vocals (lyrics), percussion, guitar - Dennis Inyani Poetry (lyrics), percussion, Chivoti - Dr. Inspekkta Roots In June 2008, prior to the release of the album in December 2008, Alexander J. Mwaura, a.k.a Ras /H.I.M. Pot, key-songwriter and composer died of persistent tuberculosis. Read more on User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.

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