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Meet Faiza Hersi, the Young Concert Producer Bringing R&B to Kenya

We talk to the Nairobi R&B founder about her journey to becoming an event producer and the importance of mental health.

It's safe to say that Faiza Hersi has caught the attention of many people in the past years.

A story of the path less travelled, this law graduate turned artist manager, restaurant owner, concert producer and philanthropist has her eyes set on the East African music landscape and is ready to usher in R&B music as the next sound to come out of the continent.

Her brand Nairobi R&B has hosted the likes of Masego, KAMAUU and Will Gittens in Nairobi just in the last year, with plans to create similar R&B hubs across Africa. Her work has earned her a South African Star QT award nomination for Best Media Personality and three recent Kenya's Top Women in Business award nominations.

We met with Faiza to discuss her vision of music, connectedness and production of these top tier R&B experiences.

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