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How Macklemore's Trumpet Player Is Bringing Music Back to His Kenyan Hometown

The Madaraka festival is a celebration of African cultural heritage and modern-day entrepreneurship—and the proceeds will help build a recording studio for 68 youth in Kenya.

As a kid growing up in small-town Kenya, Owuor Arunga's dream was to become a trumpet player. These days, you can hear him on tracks by Grammy-winning rap duo Ryan Lewis and Macklemore.

Meanwhile, he's using his mad music skills to bring the performing arts back to his hometown in Kisumu. Visit One Vibe Africa's Indiegogo campaign page to find out more.


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