Singer Ya Levis arrives in Nairobi ahead of much-anticipated performance 

Celebrated Congolese vocalist, songwriter, and choreographer Ya Levis has finally landed in Nairobi ahead of his much-anticipated performance at Raha Fest.

Prince Nemiala aka Ya Levis landed at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on Thursday night.


He was received by the Raha Fest team together with a team from Radio Africa who are the media partners to the event.

The Katchua hitmaker will be performing on March 30th and 31st at Uhuru Gardens, Nairobi. Ya Levis is known for his mellifluous ndombolo and African rumba ballads.

The star has been schedule to perform on the day two of the event (March 31st). He will be sharing the stage with other notable celebrities like Davido, Musa Keys, King Promise, Otile Brown, and Samidoh.


Others scheduled to perform at the festival are; Bensoul, Nviiri the Storyteller, Nadia Mukami, JB Mpiana, Mejja, Sanaipei Tande, H_art the Band, and Femi One.

Just the other day, the Raha Fest organizing team announced Davido as the main headliner of the concert.

Tickets for Raha Fest are now available at Ticket Yetu.

Ya Levis lands in Nairobi for Raha Fest

Below are some quick casual facts about Ya Levis

  1. Ya Levis Dalwear's real name is Prince Nemiala. 
  2. He was born on September 9, 1994, in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo.
  3.  The artist is French-based, his family arrived in France in 1999 when he was 5 years old.
  4. Ya Levis has been immersed in music since he was introduced by his father Nico Nemiala, a Congolese musician in his childhood.
  5. His name Ya Levis emerged in 2009 when he joined a music group called D Stars of Africa, a group of dancers, and from then on, he called himself Ya Levis Dalwear from then on. 
  6. He ended up leaving the troop in 2012 to embark on a solo career.
  7. He rose to fame with his hits, Mokolo ya l'amour, Liballa, Katchua, and Mbangu te. 
  8. The singer welcomed his first son in 2023.
Ya Levis lands in Nairobi for Raha Fest
Ya Levis lands in Nairobi for Raha Fest