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Meet The Judges at PMVA 2018


DJ Sadic

DJ Sadic is a celebrated award-winning Kenyan turn-tablist. He has produced various mixtapes showcasing some of the best musical talents from across Africa.

He is also passionate about raising the deejay talent in Africa and has been training and mentoring upcoming decks masters through the Genius DJ School.

As he continues to represent with his mixtapes, media shows and live events, his love for music and passion for ministry shines through his creative gift.

He has won numerous awards, the most recent one being the USA-based Sauti Awards where he was crowned the East African DJ of the Year.

The mix genius has played a big role with leading media houses in Kenya among then Hope FM, Homeboyz, NTV Truth FM and KTN.

Grace Kahaki

Grace Kahaki is a filmmaker by profession. She is a writer, director and producer and has been working at the reputable Insignia Productions under the mentorship of film industry renowned cinematographer Philippe Bresson.

She was nominated for Best Director and Best Film gongs at the Kalasha awards last year and was nominated as a Best Director in a TV series for the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards 2016. She also won Best Production Designer at the 2016 Riverwood Awards.

Some of her other achievements include being the Executive Producer behind the KTN hit show My Two Wives (nominated for this year’s Kalasha Awards).

She was also a co-writer and director of New Beginnings on KTN and directed the comedy series Arnold and Bundi, currently airing on Switch TV.

Wyre

With a musical career spanning over two decades, Wyre says he has no intentions of slowing down any time soon.

An accomplished singer, songwriter and producer, he has been nominated and won numerous awards both at home and regionally.

The showbiz household name is marking his spot on the global scene by fusing reggae and dancehall with different genres of music, thus slowly crossing over to the international stages.

His collaborations with several local and international artists, the release of quality videos and non-stop hits have gained him a fan base worldwide.

As a member of the group Necessary Noise, Wyre and his group released two very successful albums that raised the bar for other musical groups in Kenya.

Necessary Noise was formed in the latter part of 2000 and went on to release several hits such as Kenyan girl Kenyan Boy and Bless My Room that dominated the Kenyan musical scene for several years and for which they also garnered several awards.

Necessary Noise later joined with Bebe Cool from Uganda to form the group East African Bashment Crew (EABC).

EABC released one album together, which had several hits such as Fire and Combination. The group also won several awards for their work.

Stevens Muendo

Stevens Muendo is a career media personality popularly known for his role as the Pulse Editor, this trendsetting East Africa’s biggest showbiz weekly pull-out.

Having started his career at Kenya Times where he pioneered Spice Magazine, an entertainment pull-out, his experience of more than eight years in the local and international entertainment space has elevated him to one of the most trusted names in the industry.

He has covered some of the most prestigious showbiz events in the continent among them Pearl of Africa Music Awards, Channel O Music Video Awards, Big Brother Africa, Kora Awards, Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards, Kisima Awards, Riverwood Awards and East Africa Music Awards among others.

He has won numerous competitions and recognition awards among them Best Entertainment Writer (2009) Zumari Awards, Best Entertainment Editor (2014) Zumari Awards, Music Copyright Society of Kenya (2013, 2014) Best Showbiz Personality of the Year, Performance Rights Society of Kenya (2014) and Special Recognition Award.

In his current role as the Pulse Magazine Editor, he has led the outfit in winning numerous awards.

DJ 2One2

When he started looking for a gig to pass time, DJ 2one2 did not imagine he would end up being one of Kenya’s most talented DJs.

He not only plays in high profile Kenyan events and clubs but has also toured Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania.

He is currently a radio deejay at Radio Maisha. Born Alphonce Tengelei, in a small village in Eldoret called Cheptiret , he attended a local primary school before proceeding to Kapsabet Boys High School.

He attended the University of Nairobi where he pursued an undergraduate degree in Anthropology.

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