Music Submission, Mari

Artist or Band Name: 
Mari

Mari is a singer-songwriter based in Nairobi, Kenya who does conscious music (music with a message that relates to everyday life experiences). His career spanning from 2009 has seen him grow and get recognition both locally and internationally.

With his debut single 'Happy to be Yours' getting featured on Africa's popular 'Channel O' after release in 2012, Mari embarked on the journey to his debut E.P 'Let It Out EP'. It's 1st single, 'Matilda An Acoustic' released in 2014, saw him grow his career further, with one of the highlights being a feature on Zuku Entertainment's 'Raw Sessions' which popularly aired in the Eastern and Southern Africa regions. He went on to release the E.P. in 2015, whose success climaxed with one of the singles 'Break of Dawn' being featured on M-net's 'Flowers & Bricks' movie.

The complete ‘Let It Out’ album was released on the mobile music app, Boomplay, in January of 2019. The release has proved to be a success with one of the singles ‘Dancing to the Beat of the Drums’ airing on several radio stations from different countries around the world including the US, UK, Canada, France and Kenya among others.