Having left the Kleptomaniac group for the United States, he came back 10 years later to Kenya with a bang, changing the music scene and turning up the heat for other pioneers.
The King’s latest releases include; Mungu pekee, Now you know, Aminia, Bebi Bebi, Hayawani among other featured tracks with local & international artists. His latest’s jam x sauti sol Tujiangalie has been on loop as it stirs up change.
2. Sauti Sol
We can’t seem to get enough from these African Kings!
Starting off as an a Capella group to currently making international collaborations, they have proved to having no limits in the industry. They have acquired recognition across all borders and have grown their following from hits such as; Nerea, Unconditionally Bae, Sura yako, Melanin, kuloko jana and the killer dance track Short and Sweet.
3. Eric Wainaina
Kenyan singer-songwriter plays the guitar and rhyme’s in harmony with a blend of Kenyan Benga rhythm and some modern harmony. From his first ever release Kenya Only that made him Kenya’s favorite artist at the moment to Nchi ya kitu kidogo in 2001, he even does vernacular love rhymes Ritwa Riaku
Dreams in Stereo album is his latest 2018 project. It’s intimate and picks up from Love + protest album.
Kenya’s GOAT. His first track was Megarider produced by Tedd Josiah following collabo’s with various artists including; late E-Sir on “Boomba Train,” Amani on hit “Ninanoki” in 2002 that reigned for a while among others.
The Love child seems to always have his game right on. Known from the groups Necessary Noize and hit track Kenyan girl Kenyan boy , the East African Bashment Crew as well as a solo artist. He is international as he has had collabo’s with various artists from Alaine, Cecile to Morgan Heritage.
With a twist of R&B and reggae we seem not to get enough of his latest Mimi Na Ye.