Robert Kamanzi aka R-Kay is a multi talented musician, producer and music director. He is a founder of many projects in Kenya which include Ingoma publishing, Moja entertainment ltd. His leadership skills have been put to test when he was the chairman of Performer Rights Society of Kenya (PRISK), General Secretary of Music Industry Association of Kenya (MIAK), and a board member at Kenya Association of Music Producers.
R-Kay whose other nickname is Mwana Buja which means son of Bujumbura, was born and raised up in Bujumbura, Burundi. He moved to Nairobi, Kenya in the year 1998 from Burundi. In 1999, he got a job at Nextlevel productions where he learned his craft. In 2000, he released his first album tilted ‘Solutions’.
R-kay has been producing music for 0ver 20 years. He has worked with major stables like Ketebul music and Homeboyz studio. He later opened his own studio called Soundmind productions.
He has produced major hit songs such as Ambassada’s ‘ Watoto inkane’, Sauti sol’s ‘Gentleman’, Jemimah Thiong’o’s ‘Akisema atakubariki’, Nameless’ ‘Nasinzia and ‘sunshine’, Esther Wahome’s ‘Kuna daw’’, Bahati’s ‘Mama’ and many more.
He has also worked with many other artist who include the late legendary Oliver Mtukudzi, Mwana FA, Kidum, Bobby Wine, Professor Jay, Deux Vultures, Ray C, Mr Lenny, Sanaipei Tande, Iddi Achieng, Suzzana Owiyo, Wyre, Blu 3, Lady Jay dee and many more.
R-kay has won several awards which includ Groove, Kisima, MTV MAMA and other international awards.
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