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.

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  • Nazizi

    Nazizi Hirji is a Kenyan Hip-Hop, Reggae and Dance-Hall artist. She released her first single...
  • Necessary Noize

    Necessary Noize was a Kenyan Hip Hop and Reggae group formed in 2000 originally made up of Nazizi...
  • Alvina Gachugu

    Alvina was born and raised in Nairobi. She credits her musical discovery journey to a one...
  • Lady Jaydee

    Lady Jaydee is a Tanzanian singer. She specializes in the RnB / Zouk / Kwaito genres. Lady Jaydee...
  • Binyavanga Wainaina

    Kenneth Binyavanga Wainaina is a Kenyan author, journalist and winner of the Caine Prize, African...

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  • Lady Jaydee
    Lady Jaydee Lady Jaydee is a Tanzanian singer. She specializes in the RnB / Zouk / Kwaito genres. Lady Jaydee was voted Best Tanzanian Female RnB Artist in 2002, performed at the Kora All Africa Designers...

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  • AY
    AY A.Y. is a popular Bongo Flava from Tanzania. A.Y started his musical career at the age of ten while he was still in primary school, participating in talent searches and often entertaining at...

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  • Kambua
    Kambua Kambua was born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya. Her love for music has grown into a strong passion over the years. Back in 2002 Kambua joined Eneza, a Praise Band at Parklands Baptist Church, where...

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  • Harry Kimani
    Harry Kimani Just before he left school, Harry Kimani fell in love for the first time and through that inspiration he composed a song called “African Woman”. He sang the song to his peers, who loved it so...

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  • Kanjii
    Kanjii Kanji attended Makini primary school and later Nyeri Baptist High school. In 1997 he was selected as Kenya’s Youth Ambassador to the world and in the process gained a diploma in conflict...

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  • TID
    TID TID is a popular Bongo Flava artist from Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. He is best known for his earlier hits "Zeze" and "Siamini". He started singing in 1994 with a group known as Black Gangsters...

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  • Caroline Mutoko
    Caroline Mutoko Caroline Mutoko is a former Radio Presenter, a Journalist, the ‎Program Controller at Kiss 100 and Group Marketing Manager with Radio Africa, Kenya. Caroline attended Loreto Convent Valley Road...

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  • Ssali Yusuf
    Ssali Yusuf Ssali Yusuf has only been painting professionally since 2003, yet is rapidly becoming a force to be reckoned with in the East African art world. Yusuf holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial and...

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