Wasanii, a Swahili term meaning ‘local artist’ is a platform that showcases the wide and diverse artistic talent around us. The site intends to provide a platform for artists in the music, film, theater, arts and fashion industries to showcase their work, share experiences and skills while nurturing raw talent. Join us in celebrating African talent.

New Profiles

  • Avril

    Avril is a multi-talented Afro-Pop / R&B, Singer and Actress who was born in Nakuru, Kenya. She...
  • Dan Aceda

    Dan ‘Chizi’ Aceda is a multi-talented musician from Kenya who began his career in 2001 as a...
  • Caroline Mutoko

    Caroline Mutoko is a former Radio Presenter, a Journalist, the ‎Program Controller at Kiss 100...
  • Wiwy

    Wiwy is a Dancehall / Hip-Hop musician and an Actress from Nairobi, Kenya. She’s been in the...
  • Okwiri Oduor

    Okwiri Oduor (born 1988/1989) is a Kenyan writer, who won the 2014 Caine Prize. In April 2014 she...

New Media

  • Didge
    Didge Didge grew up listening his father soul records; Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Fadhili Williams and Miriam Makeba. His mum was in the choir and she taught him about harmonies as well as good music....

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  • Okwiri Oduor
    Okwiri Oduor Okwiri Oduor (born 1988/1989) is a Kenyan writer, who won the 2014 Caine Prize. In April 2014 she was named on the Hay Festival's Africa39 list of 39 Sub-Saharan African writers aged under 40 with...

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  • Margaret Ogola
    Margaret Ogola Margaret Atieno Ogola (12 June 1958 – 21 September 2011) was the Kenyan author of the novel "The River and the Source", and its sequel, "I Swear by Apollo". "The River and the Source" follows...

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  • Haji Chilonga
    Haji Chilonga Born in Mtwara, Tanzania, Haji Mussa Chilonga has been working as an artist in fine art, abstract and sculpture since 1992. He is currently living in Dar es Salaam. He underwent artistic training...

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  • Larry Madowo
    Larry Madowo Larry Madowo is online and technology editor as well as News anchor at NTV (Nation Television), Kenya. He presents the popular Friday night show, #theTrend as well as the NTV Weekend Edition. He on...

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  • Nazizi
    Nazizi Nazizi Hirji is a Kenyan Hip-Hop, Reggae and Dance-Hall artist. She released her first single “Ni Sawa Tu” when she was 16 and the track became an instant hit making her a household name. She...

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  • Jessica Atieno
    Jessica Atieno Jessica Atieno is both a fine and graphic artist having graduated with a degree in graphic arts from the Technical University of Kenya. She works in an array of mediums including acrylics, pastels...

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  • Kenrazy
    Kenrazy KenRazy is a Kenyan Ghipuka (a word he coined to mean “The Art of Diversity”) musician who grew up in Jericho Estate in Nairobi. In 2007, KenRazy won a Rap competition which earned him a...

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