H_art the Band the energetic, engaging, phenomenal raw and fresh emerging vocal powerhouse with an undeniable musical versatility, energy and unmatched sense of humor whose music style is abstract, African-pop, urban-colored vintage, uniquely comical and spoken-word filled music that makes every crowd laugh until they cry begging for more.
Things You Didn’t Know About H_art the Band || Biography
The Trio blend of artist met when Mordecai auditioned Kenchez and Wachira for a play on cancer awareness at the Kenya National theatre and its during the rehearsal process that the three discovered that they shared a similar passion for music, spoken word, poetry, comedy, dance, fashion and generally Life itself. No sooner on the 22nd of February 2013 when they performed together for the first time at Dass Ethiopian Restaurant than H_art the band was formed.
H_art the band is a group of 3 amazing lads namely Wachira Gatama, Kenneth Muya and Mordecai Kimeu. According to them, for the name H_art the band, its basically coz they felt their music comes from the heart and people would relate to easily; where they chose call themselves H_art the band as opposed to using Heart since deciding to omit the e and leave it as art as for being gifted in art especially drawing, painting and graphic design equally to doing poetry, singing and playing instruments. In a nutshell, imagine of acoustics, smooth vocals, with a touch of poetry, spoken word, freestyle rap, drama, dance and fashion all blended into one thick pastry of art. Not forgetting, their Hair Band Swag they got, that may sway you away into thinking that’s their inspirational go ahead of having the name- H_art the band.
H_art the band is a blend of artists with a symbiotic love for music and spoken word poetry after they were crowned – Slam Africa Kings together with Kenchez their refined self-taught guitarist, while in the quest to popularise the band. The group members have a range of skills that they manifest with the common being they are all poets, actors and fashionista’z.Moreover Wachira Gatama is a freestyler and a spoken word artist with undeniable straight to the punch lines, for Kenchez a.k.a Kenneth Muya is a singer and a guitarist who compliments the rhymes with smooth and danceable tunes and lastly Mordecai is an artist, singer and a spoken word artist with heavenly vocals and lyrics. All in all, their music is heavily inspired by day to day experiences creating a fresh musical style they like to call the Afro Comic Poetry Experience.
Find us on Facebook on H; underscore; Art the Band! Na Kama hujui underscore ni nini; just andika E then toa F!
(And in case you don’t know what an underscore is; just write E then remove F from it!)”
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