Transcending african narratives from East Africa to the world
Tina Ardor is a singer, songwriter, composer and DJ based in Nairobi, Kenya. Music has always been an integral part of her life since childhood, and performance through song and dance an innate gift. Born and raised in an African setting and surrounded by 44 Kenyan tribes, Tina Ardor draws great inspiration in her creativity from the linguistic diversity of these cultural groups. Thus, she is known for her enthusiastic capability to incorporate an array of local dialects in her music. With this, she aims to transcend different African narratives to the world in an authentic yet modern fusion of afro rhythmic melodies and beats.
Feeding off the African spirit, Tina Ardor has collaborated with different artists/producers from around the world on various musical works. In 2023, Tina Ardor releases two stellar remixes of her single “Kamweretho” from Coflo (Deep and Soulful mixes) and a classic remix from the legendary Manoo in 2023.
Tina Ardor closes out her year with a bang. Releasing the highly anticipated afrohouse groover “Gīcae” with DJ Tomer & Ricardo [NY] and Kumkani [SA] on Connected records. Her latest single, “I’ll Be There”, is a mesmerising deep house collaboration with legendary South African DJ/producer DJ Sbu. The song’s enchanting groove and vocals is accompanied by a breathtaking music video shot in Kenya by the duo. DJ Sbu and Tina Ardor are set to release more music in 2023.
Other honorable collaborations include
Other honorable collaborations include music with Mr Eclectic [USA], Stan Zeff [USA], MoIsh [SA], Chaleee [NL], Trekkah [UK], Dino & Terry [CA], Caiiro [SA], Antonio Ocasio [USA], Atmos Blaq [SA], Euggy [KE] and Foozak [KE] among others. Check out her catalogue for more singles and features in 2023!
behind the music
“I’ll Be There” is a mesmerizing Deep House and first-ever collaboration by the duo of South African DJ Sbu and the singer Tina Ardor from Kenya. Produced by DJ Sbu, Abey Mosito Ndala and Lunga Nombewu of Baainar Records, this track showcases Tina Ardor’s sultry vocals as she delivers a heartfelt profession of loyalty and commitment, drawing inspiration from the timeless story of Ruth and Naomi in the Bible. With lyrics echoing the promise “wherever you will go, I will follow,” Tina’s enchanting voice transports listeners to a haven of auditory bliss.
This accomplished collaborative team of DJ Tomer & Ricardo [NY], Tina Ardor and Kumkani [SA] cooks up ‘Gicae’ (VooDoo Tribe Mix), a stunning Afro house sound that steers you deep into the night. It has spiritual vocals that rouse the heart, and
majestic chords full of soul. There is subtle drama to the arrangement that really sweeps the dance floor off its feet and plenty of authentic African vocal stylings that truly stand it apart.
This is an innovative and emotive Afro house track from some of the best in the game right now.
This remarkable collaboration sees Manoo bring his masterful touch to the already captivating track by Tina Ardor, Atmos Blaq, and Hendrick Sam.
Manoo’s illustrious career and unparalleled artistry have solidified his status as a legend within the electronic music realm. His contributions to the French House scene and his ability to infuse deep, soulful elements have earned him unwavering acclaim from music enthusiasts worldwide. Pasqua Records is honored to have Manoo grace ‘Kamweretho’ with his unique and mesmerizing remix.
Kamweretho (Coflo Remix)
TINA ARDOR, ATMOS BLAQ, HENDRICK SAM & COFLO
Pasqua Records presents Tina Ador & Atmos Blaq feat Hendricks Sam – Kamweretho (Coflo’s Remixes) In May of 2022, we released the original ‘Kamweretho’ which took the Afro House scene by storm, and now we introduce it again with a remix by our brother in music Coflo. This Bay Area producer, musician, Dj, and remixer is no stranger to making great music and displays all of his talents on this remix!
“Mukhe” is an essential Afro House track that showcases the incredible talent of Mike Dem and Tina Ardor. With its high-energy beats, soulful vocals, and electrifying production, this song is sure to get your body moving and keep you dancing all night long. So turn up the volume and get ready to experience one of the most exciting Afro House tracks of the year.
Mike Dem’s production work is top-notch, with a strong focus on creating a high-energy and immersive soundscape. The intricate rhythms, intricate textures and vibrant synth lines come together to create an electrifying atmosphere that perfectly complements Tina Ardor’s vocals. The mix of organic and electronic elements creates a unique and captivating sound that is sure to stand out in any Afro House playlist.