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Saint Evo is a DJ/Producer with East African and South Asian roots. As the pioneer of the Afro House sound in East Africa, his musical journey is driven by an unyielding passion for melody and an ardent belief in the liberty of musical expression. He forged his distinctive subgenre, Afrobango, fusing Afro House rhythms with the fundamental elements of Bango music from the Kenyan coast.

From a tender age, the rhythmic heartbeat of the Maasai people deeply influenced Saint Evo's musical journey. Infused with inspiration drawn from the vibrant musical canvas of the Equatorial region and his South Asian heritage, Saint Evo embarked on a creative odyssey reflecting a diverse spectrum of musical influences. His recent musical productions have resonated on an international scale, finding homes with esteemed record labels across Africa, Europe, and North America. Notably, tracks such as "Tawada (Remix)," "Tuhan," "Wiyyan," "Lespri," "Ecouter," "Mntwana," and "Abantu Betshe" have garnered critical acclaim for their innovative fusion and profound cultural depth.

Saint Evo received recognition from 1001 TrackLists in their "Future Of Dance 2023" list, celebrating 101 producers in the world who significantly contributed to the dance music scene that year. This acknowledgment further cements his burgeoning impact and influence within the music industry, establishing him as an artist poised to make substantial waves in the global dance music scene.

Saint Evo curates DJ sets characterized by an eclectic blend of African drums intricately woven with synths and basslines from the electronic music spectrum. His performances transcend mere showcases; they are immersive musical journeys, inviting listeners to experience the contemporary and dynamic pulse of Africa. His musical footprint spans across prestigious venues and festivals worldwide, boasting appearances at renowned events such as Beneath the Baobabs (Kenya), The Mix Marrakech (Morocco), Black Coffee: Muze Open Air (Kenya), Africa House (Zanzibar), Blu Beach Taghazout (Morocco), Fambula (Kenya), The Office (Uganda), Six Degrees (Zanzibar), Sarabi Pool & Supper Club (Kenya), and Wilder Festival (Kenya), among numerous others.

With an unwavering dedication to musical innovation and a commitment to preserving and promoting the richness of his East African and South Asian musical heritage, Saint Evo remains an influential figure inspiring the global music scene. His impact as a true innovator in Afrobango music leaves an indelible mark, continuing to shape and influence musical landscapes worldwide.

Twitter: @SaintEvoMusic
Publisher: Sheer Publishing (Pty) Ltd.
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