About me

Nairobi, Kenya

Makadem,is a talented musician and vibrant performing artiste from Kenya. His stage presence, charismatic persona and powerful vocal delivery makes him a very unique african musician.
He is a singer,composer,author,performer and a multi instrumentalist who plays a unique Kenyan Luo Lyre called the Nyatiti a traditional 8 stringed instrument whose catchy trancy rhythms has endeared him to famous world Deejay producers producing house electronic music. He also plays the Kalimba (Thumb Piano) and the acoustic guitar among others.
Makadem the performer has three sets of performances; The Big Band ,The Nyatiti Jazz and the Electronic set each depending on the event.
He is widely traveled globally with yearly bookings to festivals and different kind of events.

Cultural background

  • Kenya


  • Authenticity
  • Beauty
  • Compassion
  • Creativity
  • Friendships
  • Justice
  • Kindness
  • Learning
  • Love
  • Loyalty
  • Personal fulfilment
  • Reputation
  • Teamwork
  • Wisdom

Project Music

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Wororo [Soft]
  • Award Winner
  • Album Track

An afrobeat psych jazz monster of a song describing the modern obsession with material wealth and living the easy life. With lyrics in four languages (Swahili, English, Hungarian and Xhosa), 'Wororo' challenges us all to try and appreciate what we already have and to see past superficial desires.

  • African
  • Funk
  • Fusion
  • Jazz
  • Jazz-Rock
  • Psychedelia
  • Background vocals
  • Singer
  • Soprano
  • Vocal ensemble
  • Synthesizer
  • Bass guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Lute
  • Drum set
  • Rattle
  • Shekere
  • Alto horn
  • Canada
  • Hungary
  • Kenya
  • South Africa
  • Tanzania

No submissions for Beyond Music Project Volume 2.

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