Top 10 Greatest Kenyan Musicians Of All Time

The music of Kenya is very diverse, with multiple types of folk music based on the variety over 40 regional languages.[

Zanzibaran taarab music has also become popular, as has hip hop, reggae, soul, soukous, zouk, rock and roll, funk and Europop etc.

The music industry in Kenya has therefore been gifted with many musical talents, as each and every year, there is fresh music hitting the airwaves.

It is evident that the industry has grown in leaps and bounds over the years.

This brought about the need to know who are the greatest musicians Kenya have ever produce. And with thorough research, here is a list of the top 10 greatest Kenyan musicians of all time

10. Erick Wainaina

Born 28th August 1973, Wainaina is also a song writer and a performer. His style is unique, combining elements of Benga with East African guitar and modern harmony.

His best releases include “Nchi ya Kitu Kidogo”, “Kenya Only”, “Sawa Sawa” and “Twende Twende”. He won several KORA nominations and awards and even has an MNET award.

These and more made him to be seen as one of the greatest musicians from Kenya.

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