Best uprising Young Kenyan Musical artists
The Kenyan music scene is under a rapid revolution with many young starts rising up to take the music industry to a new level.
Over the past 3 years, the Kenyan music industry have gone to a different level due to the rise of young producers, Songwriters, Guitarists, Performers in the Kenyan music industry.
The arrival of producers such as Magix Enga and songwriters such as Nviiri the Storyteller and bands have given the Kenyan music industry a new dimension.
Here are the Best uprising Young Kenyan Musical artists
Nviiri the Storyteller is a Singer-Songwriter, Guitarist, Performer and Video editor signed to Sol Generation Records, in Kenya.
Nviiri the storyteller is a singer-songwriter, guitarist, performer and video editor signed to Sol Generation Records, in Kenya. The multi-talented Sauti-Sol protégé is once again telling his tales in his new track ‘POMBE SIGARA’.The song translates to ‘Alcohol, Cigarettes’.
The young star is one of the masterminds behind “Melanin”, one of Sauti-Sol’s biggest 2018 hit song. He co-wrote the song alongside Sauti-Sol. This shows that he is already sitting at the ‘Big boys’ table and shouldn’t be underestimated. Follow him on IG:
Bensoul is a singer, songwriter, music producer and multi-instrumentalist has played instruments for various bands and artistes. He was exposed to music when he was young growing up in Embu town.
Follow him on IG: https://www.instagram.com/bensoulmusic/
- The multi-talented artiste has earned nominations for Soulful Artist of the Year at the Café Ngoma Awards in 2017 and 2018
- Collabo of the Year at the Pulse Music Video Awards (PMVA) 2018 for Masheesha.
Kaskazini is a band from Nairobi, Kenya. made up of Chris,Ywaya and Israel.
Kaskazini have been in the game for some time and have featured in Jamhuri jam session.
You can floow the Kaskazini band on IG: https://www.instagram.com/itskaskazini/
Ethic is one of the biggest breakout groups to emerge in Kenya’s music scene in 2018. Comprising Rekles, Swat, Zilla and Seska as members, the outfit surged onto the spotlight with the insanely famous hit song “Lamba Lolo” in mid 2018.
This was followed closely by the release of “Position” featuring The Kansoul, and “Saba”. In 2019, the quartet has already released a bona fide club banger titled “Instagram”. Follow them:
Magix Enga aka Beat King is a music producer and a Singer from Kenya. H e won the producer of the year in 2018 and has previously worked with Khaligraph Jones, Timmy T dat, Otile Brown, Shetta from Tanzania, Naiboi and Kayvo Kforce.
His collabo with with rapper King Kaka and Kristoff “Dundaing” has become on of the the hit songs currently in Kenya.
Magix Enga is also a videographer who has built several brand names in the highly competitive Kenyan music industry. His tag line “Magix Enga on the beat.
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Nadia Mukami started her music career when she was 18 years after switching from poetry and writing. Nadia took up music professionally in 2015 when she recorded her single “Barua Ya Siri” while still in university.
Her breakthrough single “Kesi” received massive airplay and got her an opportunity to perform alongside Kenya’s biggest stars at countrywide platforms like Blaze by Safaricom
Her first song is Si Rahisi followed by African Love then Yule Yule. The latest song Nadia has done a collabo with Arrow Bwoy ‘Radio Love”. Follow her on IG:
Amani Gracious is an upcoming musician from Kenya who is currently signed to pine Creek Record In July 2018, she released her first single ”Sitasahau”at the age of 13. She is from a humble background and was raised by her single mother since her father abandoned them at a tender age of six. Her mother has been very supportive and has helped her cope and get through her new found fame.
10 years ago, Pine Greeks were founded as an artist management company, the company has also handled known artist such as Mr. Lenny, Atemi, Anto-Neo Soul and Wendy Kimani. The label has recently signed Mankind before Amani G. Pine Creek Records intends to get support from more brands on her journey in order to amplify and see her reach fantastic heights.
She burst onto the music scene during Kenya gospel powerhouse Emmy Kosgei’s album launch back in December 2011.
The 17 year old’s musical pursuits earned her a partial scholarship at Brook House International School, a top learning institution that has further nurtured her skills. Follow her on IG:
Bridget Blue is a young female singer from Kenya. she is signed under Kaka Empire music Label. The lady has however shown off her beautiful voice especially on social media where she has been posting covers of popular songs.