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Gidigidi Majimaji

Gidigidi Majimaji

Gidigidi Majimaji


Gidigidi Majimaji (also known as Gidi Gidi Maji Maji) is a Kenyan hip hop duo from Nairobi. Its two members are Maji Maji (Jahd Adonijah) and Gidi Gidi (Joseph Ogidi). Their lyrics are mostly in Luo language, with some English and Swahili. Unlike most local hip hop artists, Gidigidi Majimaji do willingly mix African rhythms with their music. They released their debut album, Ismarwa, in June 2000. The album was produced by Tedd Josiah. Two years later Read more on Last.fm
Gidigidi Majimaji (also known as Gidi Gidi Maji Maji) is a Kenyan hip hop duo from Nairobi. Its two members are Maji Maji (Jahd Adonijah) and Gidi Gidi (Joseph Ogidi). Their lyrics are mostly in Luo language, with some English and Swahili. Unlike most local hip hop artists, Gidigidi Majimaji do willingly mix African rhythms with their music.

They released their debut album, Ismarwa, in June 2000. The album was produced by Tedd Josiah. Two years later they came with their biggest hit to date Unbwogable which became a popular political anthem by the then opposition party in Kenya. Later Gidigidi Majimaji signed with the South African Gallo Record Company, and consequently released their third album, Many Faces, in 2003.

They won two awards at the 2003 Kisima Music Awards, including best overall group category. After releasing Many Faces album they toured in the USA and Europe, but since then the group has been inactive apart from occasional performances. Gidi Gidi said in an interview in 2009, that the group is having a break as both members of the duo are involved with other activities. Their song "Ting' Badi Malo" appeared on the The Rough Guide to the Music of Kenya compilation CD, released in 2004 by the Rough Guides. Read more on Last.fm.

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