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mokeyanju

Berlin, Germany

mokeyanju is a passionate dancer, writer, DJ/Vinyl-Selector. She is heavily influenced by Detroit’s Hip Hop legacy, Fuji, Highlife, Ndombolo and percussive music. Her broad interest in East African and Caribbean culture led her to collect records from Trinidad & Tobago, Tanzania, Kenya, Congo and beyond - discovering Calypso, Zanzibarian Taarab, Benga, Soukous as well as contemporary East African producers and sounds. mokeyanju plays sets which translates her personal journey in music. Her versatile style covers ranges from jazz-infused afrobeat, deep house, funk to dilla-inspired hip hop beats, and wavy afro-fusion sounds. She has played memorable sets in uncommon corners of the world: PUNGWE in Joburg, Backyard in Lagos, YAASAA Launch in Accra, BAK AH YARD in Point Fortin (Trinidad) and at several exclusive house parties in Berlin.

Jummy aka mokeyanju: mokeyanju@gmail.com