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Hip Hop, beatboxing and poetry in Kenya

Checkmate Mido is a Kenyan beatboxer who mixes his sound with rap verses and acoustic guitar. In his own words he's moved from Hip Hop, to poetry, to theatre, and now back to music having just released his first solo EP entitled "Box of Beats". Maimouna Jallow caught up with him in Nairobi.

(Picture: Checkmate Mido. Credit: Joose Digital)

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5 minutes