Kenya: Nigerian music label Chocolate City to venture into film-making

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Nigerian recording and entertainment company, Chocolate City, will not only be venturing into music production but are also looking for ways to enter into the Kenyan film business. The company, which launched in Kenya last Friday, said that it looks forward on exploring Kenya's vast pool of talented youth in making local film-making a long-term venture.

Speaking with Word Is, the company's business development executive Mohammed Kawosha, said that Kenya, being an investment and entertainment hub for the East and Central Africa, positions itself as a viable centre for investment in the broad entertainment industry. “We are so pleased to launch in Kenya because it being a hub for this region, places us at a better position to explore the vast talent that remains unexploited. So, we are here for the long term, both in music and film production.”

Victoria Kimani who was the first Kenyan act to be signed by the label said, "I feel very happy to be back home and I am looking forward to flourishing even further by working with other local artistes. My first two collabos will be with hip-hop moguls Kimya and Bamboo."