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Music

With Nonini, the music icon behind this story is a young man, Kevin Brown, a fresh talent who can hardly relate. He does not have to.
The 24-year-old songwriter-cum-producer has failure to keep up with global trends as the reason the music industry is lagging.  
Maverick City Music on Tuesday announced that they had ‘paused’ their relationship with singer Dante Bowe.
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By Vincent Kejitan Sep. 27, 2022
The Global Citizen Festival started as a music festival where fans take action to end extreme poverty.
Showbiz
By Stevens Muendo Sep. 25, 2022
Lennox’s unique, soulful sound — an updated version of the early 2000s neo-soul era — is a welcome alternative to the R&B-melodic fusion.
Showbiz
By AP Sep. 25, 2022
They are Lokassa Ya Mbongo and the late Bopol Mansiamina, all natives of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Features
By Ben Ahenda Sep. 25, 2022
Singer Masauti has revealed plans to reach out to Bahati's wife, Diana Marua, to help facilitate communication between him and the singer.
Showbiz
By Diana Anyango Sep. 20, 2022
The book of Psalms uses the metaphor of a shepherd’s care for his sheep to describe the wisdom, strength and kindness of our God.
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By Washington Onyango Sep. 19, 2022
The first phase of the event featured learners aged between four and eight years, in clusters of those in Grade One to Three.
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By Harold Odhiambo Sep. 18, 2022
Tanzanian musician Ommy Dimpoz has disclosed that he was only raised by his mother, who unfortunately died while he was still a child.
Showbiz
By Davis Muli Sep. 15, 2022
The entertainers were a diverse group, from legendary pop and RnB acts, to gospel singers keen to lead attendees in a worship session as well as trendy new stars.
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By Kirsten Kanja Sep. 13, 2022
Her performances have been hailed by fellow artistes and audiences as her stage presence and choreography invigorate her growing fan base across East Africa.
Profiles
By Boniface Mithika Aug. 25, 2022
These are the work of two musical legends in Lokassa Ya Mbongo and the late Daniel Owino Misiani.
Features
By Aug. 21, 2022
Lawrence Gathee wa Njeri is among the most educated musicians.
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By Aug. 18, 2022
The song, titled Nitume, features Ugandan musician Ambasadda and echoes a message of thanksgiving.
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By Nancy Nzau Aug. 17, 2022
January 2020 Sauti Sol started the year with a bang by announcing the historic signing of a deal with Universal Music Africa. 
Showbiz
By Mate Tongola Aug. 5, 2022
The Ministry of Education and Sports in Uganda has banned artistes from performing in schools for promoting immorality.
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By Wandia Wadear Aug. 2, 2022
Beyoncé has been reborn again; this time it’s on a shimmering dance floor.
Showbiz
By Washington Onyango Jul. 31, 2022
There is a genuine appreciation for Mejja’s incredible storytelling skills about ordinary and relatable experiences.
Features
By AP Jul. 28, 2022
Benga musician, Dan Aceda, was only 19 or 20 when he released the smash hit, Sana Sana. You could hardly go anywhere in Kenya without hearing it.  
Features
By Jael Musumba Jul. 26, 2022
Hip hop has made its way into almost every area of popular culture. From film to fashion and everything in between.
These artistes have carved their niche in singing about the word of God, and have built their reputations as staunch worshippers
Features
By Kirsten Kanja Jul. 20, 2022
Kenyan singer Ringtone Apoko on Thursday claimed that he quit gospel music because he felt he was a distraction to women.
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By Vincent Kejitan Jul. 14, 2022
Ringtone Apoko this week sensationally claimed that he has quit gospel because of lustful women.
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By Standard Entertainment Jul. 9, 2022
The hits driving Simba Wanyika fans and revellers crazy include Simba Mwenda Pole, Halleluya and Shilingi Yauwa Tena Maua.
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By Ben Ahenda Jul. 9, 2022
Digging deeper into their pro-longed hiatus, Shalkido, popularly known as African Boy, added that the group is still on ‘vacation mode’ but the situation will change soon.
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By Davis Muli Apr. 28, 2022
Popular for his Alaa and Kuna Kichwa hits, gengetone star Daniel Simiyu aka Dantez 254 scored a C+ in the recently released KCSE results.
News
By Stevens Muendo Apr. 26, 2022
The Tanzanian star attributed the success of Nigerian Music to their support towards each other
African News
By Davis Muli Apr. 25, 2022
A section of local entertainers credit pioneer musician Jimmy Gichu for having paved the way for local hip hop in the mid-’80s.
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By Boniface Mithika Apr. 22, 2022
The 2021 Copyright Amendment Bill signed into law by President Mr Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday promises higher revenues for artistes.
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By Kirsten Kanja Apr. 6, 2022
Josphat Wanzala was gifted his first accordion by his elder brother. He was invited to play the instrument for President Moi at State House in 1996
Features
By Bernard Lusigi Apr. 3, 2022
Tanzanian socialite Hamisa Mobetto has revealed that no one can afford her when it comes to live performances.
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By Davis Muli Apr. 2, 2022
Born in Nakuru and raised in Kisii, Stan’s musical sound is influenced and inspired by a lot of factors.
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By Boniface Mithika Apr. 1, 2022
Nyashinski on Wednesday spoke about his unique style of music and the amount of work he puts in to ensure he delivers quality.
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By Vincent Kejitan Mar. 31, 2022
Taking to social media, Mutua gave his profound gratitude for his nomination stating that he was happy to rejoin the creative industry
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By Boniface Mithika Mar. 28, 2022
“We shouldn’t play music just because it’s Kenyan, let’s encourage our local artists to level up.
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By Boniface Mithika Mar. 25, 2022
In the last decade, music has become omnipresent. The portability of music devices has enabled everyone to stay in tune with what they like
Features
By Too Jared Mar. 20, 2022
The celebrated music icon failed to feature in the list of nominees for the Tanzania Music Awards, a government fronted venture
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By Stevens Muendo Mar. 20, 2022
The musician is a father of two, a multiple award winner, a record label owner and entrepreneur, and is basking in the glory of his latest full-length
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By Alfayo Onyango Mar. 18, 2022
Bongo star Diamond Platnumz has said that he is ready to work with Ali Kiba.
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By Davis Muli Mar. 15, 2022
The fastest way of becoming a star is probably dating one.
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By Boniface Mithika Mar. 11, 2022
Born Eric Mobegi 24 years ago in Nairobi, the producer and songwriter popularly goes by the name Yung Koded.
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By Solomon Koko Mar. 11, 2022
Singer Dolly Parton dedicated the Academy of Country Music Awards show to the people of Ukraine on Monday during a music-filled ceremony that saw Mira
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By Reuters Mar. 8, 2022
When he received a call that Nigerian-based music label Chocolate City was interested in him, Qritiqal, born Eric Onyango Omollo was living in Embakas
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By Mkala Mwaghesha Mar. 4, 2022
Philip Omondi alias ‘Ndogo Jaraha’ had plans to release a new hit song this month. The musician and members of his band died over the weekend.
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By Olivia Odhiambo Mar. 3, 2022
The Pulse Music Video Awards (PMVA) 2021 took place on Thursday at the Nairobi Street Kitchen and was graced by several guests including CAS Nadia Ahm
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By Standard Entertainment Feb. 25, 2022
The gala-night will be held at the artistic Nairobi Street Kitchen, and will be a gathering of industry stakeholders.
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By Boniface Mithika Feb. 24, 2022
Rapper KRG the Don has urged Gengetone artistes to sing songs that everyone can understand, urging them to move away from the ‘deep sheng’ that can on
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By Davis Muli Feb. 23, 2022
His foray into music began in earnest there and then, and he dropped out of school in Form Three while at Shimo La Tewa School in 1954 to venture into
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By Jacqueline Mahugu Feb. 12, 2022
Vivian, who has been unwell, said her prayer is for God to heal her completely so that she can sort out her issues with the said distributor.
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By Boniface Mithika Feb. 11, 2022