It’s not easy finding ways of remaining relevant, especially when fans are impatient.

More so when new musicians make their way into the industry.

Here is a list of Kenyan male celebrities who have been in the spotlight for more than a decade and without them there couldn’t be new acts in the industry.



The king of genge, began his career in the early 2000’s under Calif records. He has paved the way for most of Kenyas new hip hop artists and he is still in the game, releasing hit after hit.

Redsan and Wyre

They are the pioneers of dancehall music who are still in the game. Apart from growing musically, they are also every woman’s celebrity crush. We must bow down to these two as they remain resilient while paving the way for new dancehall artists.

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His most popular song to date remains ‘mega-rider’. If you haven’t heard it, you need to rush over to youtube. He has been in the game for over a decade from his days back in Ogopa dj records. He still releases hit songs.


Well he is the King of stand up comedy who has mentored countless acts in Kenya. Besides comedy he is the face behind the popular Kids Festival that aims to help Kenyan children showcase their talent.