The rapper soared to global fame in 1995 when he released the song for the soundtrack of the film "Dangerous Minds".
The festival is a one-stop shop of cultural expression drawing locally and also from the rich global cultural heritage.
A voice can be conjured to take on whatever construct the situation or job requires, Jennifer Kanari says.
The festival, which moved to a new, larger outdoor venue this year, began in 2015 but had been on a pandemic-induced hiatus since 2020.
Mr Gachagua's fast rise to social media fame is all credited to his poor sense of fashion, something he has admitted.