We proud to feature a return appearance on the Thursday Nite Live stage by one of East Africa's favorite vocalists KIDUM. His profile is below.
J's Fresh Kitchen accepts reservations so please make a reservation for a table should you know you will be coming for dinner. The number for reservations
is 0707612585. J's Westlands is a 23 years and older venue. The show starts promptly at 8pm so tables are held til 7.30pm after which they are opened to other customers. We want to welcome Tuborg a Danish beer brand as our Thursday Nite Live partner.
Burundian Born Nimbona Jean Pierre aka Kidum is arguably one of the biggest artists and entertainer in East and Central Africa. His debut album launched in 2001 in Bujumbura stadium with over 50,000 fans as well as the head of state and his cabinet in attendance. Reuters covered the concert.
He has released 4 albums to date. The first and second album sung majorly in his native language “Kirundi” and last 2 performed mostly in Kiswahili. He is about to release his 5th Album titled “HALI NA MALI” in 2016.
Kidum has kept East Africa moving with his many hit tunes such as Haturudi Nyuma with Juliana Kanyomozi from Uganda, Nitafanya with Tanzania’s song bird Lady Jaydee, Karibia with Nameless, women’s favorite Mapenzi, Mulika Mwizi featuring Sanaipei Tande, Greedy, Enjoy, Kichuna and many more award winning hits.
Talking of awards, He has been nominated and won many awards such as
- East Africa Music Award for best Male
- 2 Kisima Awards,
- 2 Kilimanjaro Award,
- 2 PAM Awards,
- All Africa Music Award,
- Kora Award and many others.
Among places he has performed
• SUNFEST Nairobi 2000
• FESPAD 2009, 2010, 2011 Kigali (Rwanda)
• TUSKER PROJECT FAME 2011 (East Africa)
• EUROPE TOUR 2010, 2011 (Uk, Germany, France, Belgium, Holland Sweden, Switzerland,
• TOUR OF CANADA 2011 (Toronto, Quebec, Calgary)
• TOUR OF SOUTHERN AFRICA 2012 (Zimbabwe, South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Malawi)
• US TOUR 2013, 2014
This Song Writer, Composer, Performer and Entertainer’s aim is to entertain, sooth, educate, highlight society’s issues and make you feel good with his music.
Catch a glimpse and listen to Kidum in the following links