The NEST presents “Our Guns Don’t Work” - a 5-track EP created in collaboration with the Beatmaking Lab in Nairobi, produced by Mars Maasai.
The EP was recorded in association with Arterial Network's Artwatch Africa program, and in response to a call to explore the theme of “World Peace” for the 2014 World Poetry Month. The EP features the talents of poets Awuor and Khenti, rappers Trabolee and Qina, and neo-jazz vocalist Jarel.
released August 4, 2014
Production and Creative Direction: Mars Maasai.
Recorded and mixed at the NEST in collaboration with the Beatmaking Lab (Nairobi).
Executive Producer: Njoki Ngumi for the NEST.
Awuor and Khenti, rappers Trabolee and Qina, and neo-jazz vocalist Jarel.
Cover Photograph: Noel Kasyoka.
Cover Design: Jim Chuchu.