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

  • Kidum

    Kidum was born in the Northern town of Bujumbura, Kinama location in Burundi. He got involved in...
  • Krystn Ndela

    Krystn was born and brought up in Bamburi, Mombasa. She studied at Shimo La Tewa Primary School,...
  • Kanjii

    Kanji attended Makini primary school and later Nyeri Baptist High school. In 1997 he was selected...
  • Suzanna Owiyo

    Suzanna Owiyo is a Contemporary African musician from Kenyan. She was born in Nyakach near the...
  • Jackie Karuti

    Jackie Karuti was born in Nairobi, Kenya. She works predominantly in the medium of drawing and...

New Media

  • Muthoni The Drummer Queen
    Muthoni The Drummer Queen Nairobi born Rapper, Song-Writer, Flow-Poet, Creative and Social Entrepreneur, Muthoni Ndonga, is already poised to become a leading presence in the world of Kenyan entertainment and social...

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  • Nikki
    Nikki Sheila is a well-known persona in the Kenyan entertainment industry who doubles up as a radio presenter, a TV host and a song writer / singer. She began her singing career in 1998 and has over the...

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  •  Joey Muthengi
    Joey Muthengi Joey Muthengi is a well-known personality with-in the Kenyan entertainment scene. She went to Rift Valley Academy in Kijabe before attending Hope College in the U.S, where she studied...

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  • Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o
    Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, currently Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine, was born in Kenya, in 1938 into a large peasant family. He was...

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  • Nonini
    Nonini Nonini is an original member of the hugely popular Kenyan production house Calif Records which was established in the year 2002. The artists’ willingness to take bold risks with his lyrical...

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  • Allan Aaron
    Allan Aaron Allan Aaron is a Gospel musician from Kenya whose song “Wi Mutheru” became a radio and TV sensation in 2009. He has done a number of collaborations with various artists most notably the award...

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  • Redsan
    Redsan Redsan is a Kenyan Dance Hall artist who began his career as member of the default Kenyan group One 2 Mojo, the early forerunners to the now vibrant East African music scene in the early 90s. His...

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  • Hardstone
    Hardstone Hardstone is a Kenyan musician based in the U.S. His music is a mixture of Ragga, Reggae and Hip-Hop. He sings in English, Swahili and Kikuyu languages. He is a pioneer urban style artist in Kenya...

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Music Groups

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