Unlike a few years back, the music industry in Kenya has become quite vibrant. This is clearly illustrated by the increase in number of artists as well as music production houses. In addition, Kenyans are also downloading more music via the internet. There’s no better place to begin your collection of the best in Kenyan music than here on this website. Here it is, for your viewing pleasure. We’ve “got this feeling” some of these songs are really tired of playing by now, if you’ve not listened to any of them, here’s an opportunity to do so
Top 10 Most Downloaded Songs in Kenya are as follows:
1. Black Star by Octopizzo
This song was released a few months ago. From the onset, it has managed to capture the hearts of many music lovers. The song is done by one of Kenyan’s most promising rap and hip-hop artists. In the song, Octopizzo talks about his rise from abject poverty to a glamorous lifestyle. The song has consistently featured in the charts both locally as well as in the east African region.
2. I Run the 254 by Khaligraph Jones
“I run the 254” has been done by one of the young and upcoming artists in Kenya. Other than being among the most downloaded songs, it has also been receiving a lot of airplay. The song also features other well-known artists and generally talks about ruling the music scene in Kenya.
3. Tulia by Wangechi featuring Rabbit
“Tulia” is a Kenyan term meaning relax. The song which was released about four months ago is well suited for the young at heart. It has been done by one of the youngest female rap artists in Kenya, Wangechi. It also features “Rabbit” who is one of the most recognised new age rappers in Kenya at the moment.
4. Dumbala Remix featuring Jay A, DNA, V-sita, Sage, Kenrazy and Madtraxx
Dumbala remix is arguably the most popular collabo at the moment. It comes in the hot heels of the original song which was well received. The original version was done by Sage and Jay-A. The remix features other popular artists who include Kenrazy, DNA, V-sita, and Madtraxx. All the featured artists apart from Sage are hip-hop and rap artists.
5. Quality KA Hizo by Pizo Dizo featuring Mejja
“Quality ka Hizo” or simply “Those qualities” is still ruling the airwaves. It also features in most charts and will usually feature among the top five songs. Besides being one of the most talked about collabos in the Kenyan music scene, this song also brought together two well known music production houses. “Pizo Dizo” representing the Grand Pa records while “Mejja” represents “Calif Records.”