The Kenyan music recording industry continues to progress quickly, even during this pandemic period, and the most adaptable artists are the ones who have found the most success.

The music of Kenya is very diverse, with multiple types of folk music based on a variety of over 50 regional languages.


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



Additionally, there is a growing western classical music scene and Kenya is home to a number of music colleges and schools.

Top 5 most subscribed Kenyan musicians on Youtube

  1. Otile Brown – 1M
  2. Bahati – 902K
  3. Sauti Sol – 856K
  4. Diana Murua – 594k
  5. Khaligraph Jones – 538k