- Categories: Musicians
- Gender: Male
- Birth Country: Tanzania, United Republic of
Tony Nyadundo is an Ohangla traditional musician from Kenya. He was born in Kalin Tanzania and to Kisumu District, Kenya in 1978. He attended Kongoli Primary School and then in 1985 moved to Bukembe Secondary School, but dropped out the next year due to lack of funds. He worked as a tailor until 1992. His brother Jack Nyadundo formed a group performing Ohangla music, and Tony eventually joined the group after 1996. He then his formed own group and moved back to Tanzania for a while. In 1998 he relocated to Migori District in Kenya and performed for local fishing communities. In 1999 he moved to Dandora in Nairobi but did not achieve much success prompting him to move back to Kisumu. In 2002 he released his début album “Ayaki” and this marked the turning point of his career since the album was a financial success. He has performed in various countries including Germany and the US. Nyadundo is divorced and has two children.