Reggae maestro Richie Spice reveals why he loves Kenya
Renowned dancehall sensation Richie Spice recently expressed his admiration for Kenyan fans, comparing their enthusiasm and energy to that of his native Jamaica.
The reggae legend will be performing at the KICC in Nairobi on Saturday 27 May.
He will also thrill fans in Kisumu with a much-anticipated live performance on 28 May.
“When we come to Kenya, we see the same similarity to the person we leave in Jamaica. Kenyan fans remind me of home,” said Richie Spice, the talented artiste behind the hit song ‘Nuh Leave Me’.
Richie Spice was asked about his experiences in other African countries.
He revealed that he hasn’t had the opportunity to travel extensively within the continent, apart from Kenya.
He has visited Kenya four times, with his most recent performance taking place in 2019.
He also mentioned that he has only been to Gambia and Senegal, highlighting the special connection he feels with Kenyan audiences.
Fans are eagerly awaiting the opportunity to witness Richie Spice’s electrifying stage presence and experience the magic of his music first hand.
Kisumu Governor Anyang’ Nyong’o announced via a Twitter post, accompanied by a vibrant poster advertising the event at the Mamboleo Show Grounds.
Governor Nyong’o expressed his excitement saying, “It’s coming home! Get ready for a mega live performance by Richie Spice on the 28th of May at the Mamboleo ASK Grounds”.
The concert, sponsored by Kisumu County Government and Ziva Empire, promises to be an unforgettable experience for reggae lovers and music fans alike.
The Gideon Boot singer last visited Kenya in 2020 and performed a packed show at the KICC grounds in Nairobi.
On Tuesday 23 March, Richie met with former presidential candidate George Wajackoyah.
The professor, known for his love of reggae and campaigning for the legalisation of bhang, could not hide his joy.