The curtains come down on the first season of The Live Room Show next week, after 12 Episodes on YouTube. The Season Finale airs on December 15, 2020 at 8:00 PM. This episode will feature legendary musician Nameless, who is celebrating 20 years of artistry in the music scene. Nameless shall recreate one of his most iconic tunes for the finale,
after which The Live Room takes a break until 2021.
Born David Mathenge, Nameless was discovered after winning the Capital FM Star Search in 1999 with his song Megarider. He recorded the jam with industry mainstay Tedd Josiah, and with its release, his fate to future icon status was sealed. Nameless later moved to Ogopa Deejays in 2001, and became label-mates with the late rapper E-sir with
whom he recorded Boomba Train.
He then worked with Amani on Ninanoki in 2002, and it was this jam that catapulted them both to stratospheric heights in the nascent urban pop industry.
Since then, Nameless has won the hearts of fans across the age divide, consistently releasing songs that have become soundtracks to people’s love lives and joyous moments like Sinzia, Inspire, Coming Home… His accolades are too many to name. They include three Kisima awards, a Kora award for best African Group with Mr. Lenny, two
MTV Europe Awards, two MTV Africa awards, two Channel O Music Video Awards, two Pearl of Africa awards as well as two Tanzania Music awards!
The Live Room is a studio TV format that invites musicians to demonstrate, how they create songs which dominate the charts. The studio’s narrative is built around music, conversations and the process behind the music. The show seeks to share with the viewer every artiste’s individuality, and unique approach to expressing themselves. The Live
Room started off as an initiative to keep artists inspired to create during the uncertainty and loss of livelihoods, occasioned by the COVID19 pandemic lockdown. It has morphed into a fully-fledged music show, attracting some of Kenya’s top musical acts.
Season 1 featured both established and talented upcoming artists across genres; from Hip Hop, Urban, Afro Pop, Benga, Jazz, all making new music has been shared on each episode. These are Jua Cali, Emma Cheruto, Bensoul, Elvis Who, James Jozee (Gogosimo), Chemutai Sage, Mayonde, Wanavokali, June Gachui, Serro, Ayrosh, and Gravitti band. The show has also worked with some of Nairobi’s top instrumentalists (20 musicians) and producers in making music. It is produced by Hi-Synergy Consulting, and recorded at Master Made Studios.