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

  • Muthoni Garland

    Muthoni is a founder member of Storymoja, a writer’s collective based in Nairobi, Kenya. She is...
  • Wiwy

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

    Chosen is a Kenyan Christian music group based in Johannesburg South Africa. They sing different...
  • Royal Zama

    Royal Zama was born in 1982 in Kibera, Nairobi- Kenya. In 1998 he began his Musical Career while...
  • Aaron Rimbui

    Aaron Rimbui is a Kenyan jazz musician / producer and is regarded as one of East Africa's finest...

New Media

  • Bamboo
    Bamboo Bamboo is a Kenyan born Hip-Hop artist who moved to Inglewood, California with his parents to when he was a year old. At the age of 17, his parents sent him back to Kenya to escape the potentially...

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  • DNG
    DNG DnG is a Kenyan Entertainer who started off as a secular artist (in 2003) before joining the gospel world a year later. A self-styled hype man, DnG is also an Entrepreneur, Recording & Performing...

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  • Krystn Ndela
    Krystn Ndela Krystn was born and brought up in Bamburi, Mombasa. She studied at Shimo La Tewa Primary School, before proceeding to Aga Khan Secondary School. At the age of only 8, Krystn was already developing...

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  • Jay A
    Jay A Jay A is a Kenyan performer whose genre of music spans through RnB, Hip-Hop and Afro-Fusion. The musician attended St. Mary’s Primary School in Nairobi then proceeded to St. Nicholas High School...

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Salama Salim
    Salama Salim You would notice at first glance that Salama is indeed in touch with fashion. This outgoing Rwandan- born beauty has an outstanding penchant for shopping and a natural flair for combining both...

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  • Juliani
    Juliani Juliani is a Gospel rapper from Kenya who at one time was a member of the group Ukoo Flani Mau Mau that traverses Mombasa, Nairobi and Tanzania. He began his solo career in 2006 when he worked with...

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