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Best Kenyan Music Videos of 2017

Most of the best Kenyan music videos of 2017 came from artists and directors who looked inwards for inspiration and authenticity. Some have used the realities o...

Best Kenyan Songs of 2017 – Part 2

Here is the second part of our feature of what we think were the 50 best Kenyan songs released in 2017. Check out Part 1 for the initial batch of 25 goodies, if...

Best Kenyan Songs of 2017 – Part 1

Just as was the case with 2016, the past year in music was marked by a balanced contribution from the artists on either side of the popularity divide. The usual...
Best kenyan music videos of 2016

Best Kenyan Music Videos of 2016

There seemed to be a saturation of ideas when it came to Kenyan music videos in 2016. With the current trend of having nearly every single an artist or band rel...

Best Kenyan Songs of 2016 – Part 2

Continuing from where we left off in Part 1 of this feature, we're counting down our 50 picks of the best Kenyan music had to offer in 2016. As has been mention...
Best Kenyan Songs of 2016 - Part 1

Best Kenyan Songs of 2016 – Part 1

Recent developments in the Kenyan music scene has made the task of compiling "Best Of" lists such as the one below very difficult indeed. It is becoming harder ...

Best Kenyan Albums of 2015

2015 was a good year in terms of the number of good albums released with the best of the lot coming rather late in the year. Although Wangechi's  anticipated de...

Best Kenyan Music Videos of 2015

Music videos are being taken much more seriously around here, both as an art form in themselves and as a medium that adds some extra personality and flavour to ...
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BLKE 2014 Watch List

For our month-ender/month-starter, we've all had the whole of January to get a rough picture of what the local entertainment scene is going to be like. So, in t...

Best of 2013:Music (African)

Once again, let's keep it short and sweet. We put ourselves up to a somewhat difficult challenge: to pick just one song from 10 countries across the Motherland ...