The King Is Back: King Kanja Releases New Single “Cathy”
Coming on the heels of a successful showcase at 2016 SXSX (South by South West) festival in Austin, Texas, multi-talented Kenyan artist KING KANJA releases his his new single “Cathy,” featuring Ava Lov and Big T. The harmonious and melodic “Cathy” is an ode to inspiring young women to keep at success and focus.
“Cathy” is produced by Grammy-nominated hip hop and R&B producer Chucky Thompson, who also produced One Mic by Nas, among hit records. King Kanja says, “I love ‘Cathy’ because of the message. To my Africans and East Africans, I want you to know I ride hard for Africa and especially at home in Kenya, the 254,” adding, “The song is inspired by Cathy Hughes, founder of Radio One, who I met and worked with through his mentor, the late Tony Washington.”
Directed by 1ST Impressions and shot in Miami, Florida, “Cathy” shows the musical and personal growth of King Kanja and working with Chucky reinforced his growth as a recording artiste.
Super producer Drummaboy: “Bro, you got something special on your hands.”
Chuck “Jigsaw” Creekmur CEO & co-founder of All hip-hop: “I knew when I heard the music it was you.”
Check out our Ayiba Magazine interview with Kanja here.
CATHY on iTunes
CATHY on Mdundo