Akwra

Bio

Brian Akwera (born January 23, 1995), better known by his stage name AkWra is an East African pop recording artist and record producer from Nairobi, Kenya.He released the independent mixtape Music Theory 101 in 2012. The mixtape spawned the single "Hell of a Night" featuring J2H. On March 14th 2014, AkWra released Tikisa, an afro pop style track that was met with wide acclaim and great reviews. On October 7th 2016 Akwra released Juice which is his most played track to date.

During his teenage years, Akwera began his career working with beats he got from friends and the internet. He draws his inspiration from Kanye West. Following these years as an amateur rapper, Akwera began pursuing his career at the age of 16. In 2013, he released his first mixtape called 'Music Theory 101'.

In 2014 , Akwera released 'Tikisa' an Afro-pop style track that was met with wide acclaim and great reviews. The production was handled by Gordo. The song was met with critical acclaim from the music community in Dar es Salaam as being culturally and artistically relevant. However the song did not receive air play from mainstream radio.

On 7 October 2016, he released 'Juice'. The song was met with great reviews. The production was handled by Brakxx. As of December 2016, Juice was Akwera’s biggest song which received heavy rotation on radio.

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Juice Prod. Brakxxx
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Juice Prod. Brakxxx
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Tikisa Ft.Uhhh
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Good Time Ft. Moe MusiQ & El Cino
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2008

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