Looking for some new music to check out this week? Here are 5 impressive Afro-Pop singers from Kenya who are rising up and making waves in the game right now. 🔥 Stream their music, like their tracks and show some love right here…
5 Kenyan Afro-Pop Singers You Don’t Want To Miss
“Sauti Sol is a Kenyan afro-pop band formed in Nairobi by vocalists Bien-Aimé Baraza, Willis Chimano and Savara Mudigi and guitarist Polycarp Otieno in 2005. Crowned by MTV EMA as the Best African Acts in 2014, Sauti Sol have gone on to become the Best African Group even getting a BET Awards nomination in 2015 and conquering all continental categories they’ve been nominated in since…” // Read more on Spotify. ⚡️
“Jacob Obunga popularly known as Otile Brown is a Kenyan independent R&B singer, songwriter, guitarist and actor. He gained media attention after the release of his hit single “Imaginary Love” which features Khaligraph Jones. He released his debut studio album in June 3, 2020 proving that Otile is not only the best musician in Kenya, but also the most outstanding R&B artist in East and Central Africa…” // Read more on Spotify. ⚡️
Nadia Mukami is a Kenyan singer and songwriter known for her hit singles “Si Rahisi” and “Radio Love”, featuring Arrow Bwoy. Along with these, she released her debut EP, African Popstar, back in October 2020 and founded the notable Kenyan record label “Sevens Creative Hub”. She’s performed at festivals like Blaze The Nile and The Luo, and has won many awards for her incredible career, including Pulse Music Video Awards’ “Female Video of the Year” award for her music video for the track, “Radio Love”, and more. // See more on Spotify. ⚡️
“Kevin Kioko, known as Bahati, is a Kenyan gospel artist, a husband and a father. He became famous for his hit song Mama, which hit the airwaves by storm. From being a street child to being one of the most successful artists in Kenya, Bahati is a fast-rising music star…” // bio via Tuko. ⚡️ See more on Spotify.
Willy Paul is a Kenyan singer and songwriter from Nairobi, well known for his song, “I DO” ft Alaine from Jamaica, among many others. In addition, Paul was named male artist of the year at the 2013 Groove Awards alongside his mentor Gloria Muliro, who took the female artist of the year award. Check out his latest track, “Kanyaga” right here. // See more on Spotify. ⚡️