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How to flourish in the entertainment industry in Kenya right from scratch

Most re-known artists confess that making it in the entertainment industry is not a walk in the park. One has to work extra hard and dedicate most of their time to work especially in the earlier stages. It is a competitive industry that is not...

By Doris Makori on Sep 5th, 2017
Cause of Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington Death, Why he committed suicide Suicide

Singer Chester Bennington who was part of the Linkin Park band has died. BBC indicates that Chester committed suicide by hanging himself to death today (Thursday 20th July 2017).  Cause of death Highlighted below. Cause of Linkin Park singer...

Size 8 New three songs release Mwambie, Bless and I can't Imagine video

VIDEO REVIEW: Kenyan top Gospel musician Size 8 (reborn) has surprised fans with a release of 3 songs in one day in the wake of saba saba (7th July 2017). The songs are Mwambie, Bless and I can’t Imagine. The videos are attached below...

By Clarice on Jul 7th, 2017
Low Key-Gabiro Mtu Necessary Ft. Matamu (New Song Release)

Low Key is a new song by Kenyan upcoming artist GABIRO MTU NECESSARY featuring Matamu. Low Key-Gabiro Mtu Necessary Ft. Matamu (New Song Release)/Photo     Gabiro’s Message Kisumu city’s most sort after award winning performing...

Songs dedicated to Raila odinga and the NASA party Kenya

Below is a collection of different songs sang by different artists dedicated to the National Super Alliance (NASA) which brings together five key leaders; Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka, Musalia Mudavadi, Moses Wetangula and Isaac Ruto. Collection...

Africa'a top 10 Richest Musicians of 2017 Rankings, Kenya, Tanzania Misses Out

The list of the richest musicians in African of 2017 is out and surprisingly, Kenya and Tanzania which have some of the best musicians in Africa are not featuring in the top 10. Nigeria and South Africa have dominated the list. Find below the...

By Clarice on May 9th, 2017
Music Marketing in Kenya, How Musician, artists can increase song sells

In 2012, i wrote an article about Music marketing which was published on Kenyayote. From then, i started receiving emails from established and upcoming artists asking me for the best ways to market and sell their music. Seeing massive lack of...

BES band music group in Kenya

How to market your music in Kenya: A guide to selling your lyrics   You are an upcoming artists and perhaps you might not get any media attention and you are not sure of Kenyan websites or blogs where you can sell your music. Order our...

By Elvis Nyakang'i on Mar 14th, 2017
Acie Muiruri music artist

 Acie Muiruri, the newest star in the music industry in the streets of Nairobi, Kenya. Acie Muiruri-Upcoming music artist/Photo About Acie Muiruri Acies Muiruri is an Actuarial student at   Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and...

By Clarice on Jan 25th, 2017
go to college Michelle Obama

“Go to College” video song featuring first  Lady of US Michelle Obama rapping released Just a few hours after the release of “Go To College” song  featuring First Lady of the united states  Michelle Obama, the video...

rap music

By Richard Waweru The power of rap music is one of the few things that is not recognized by many who dislike the lyrics,don’t listen to it and even by those who listen to it.Mostly people have the concept of the explicit words and even...

By Guest Blogger on Jun 1st, 2015

Bishop Ben bahati dies in a road accident: News reaching kenyayote indicate that Bishop Ben Bahati has died after been involved in a road accident in Burnt Forest. The death of Bishop Ben Bahati came as a shock to many gospel artists like Ruftone, Ole Willy, Daddy Owen who he mentored and inspired. It has not been revealed clearly as to what led to...

By Wafula p’Khisa. Music and the soul are soulmates. They are (or ought to be) intertwined. Inseparable. Thus attempts to divorce them renders music lifeless; and the soul desperate. Damn. See? Music speaks volumes about and for the soul. Thence it heals, soothes, uplifts, pleases etc etc. Such music, when sung, apparently informs us who is singing...

Hate speech is like a cancer. a cancer that is slowly developing and may soon explode if we do not take precautions. A cancer that has no health side-effects but has political, social and economic effects. The social media is the breeding ground of the virus causing this disease-Hate speech. 70% of social media users comprise of the youths. This therefore...

Hela is a song produced by iBiL production and sang by Sti Key. It is a song that talks about love and money. The song “HELA” is based on a real life story of a guy was so broke that he could not manage to take his girlfriend out. That’s when he decided to dedicate this song to his girlfriend asking her to persevere the problems they were...

Top Best Gospel Artists in Kenya The gospel music industry in Kenya has changed and more artists are shifting to gospel music due its high demand from the audience. The following is a comprehensive list of top best gospel artists in Kenya. Best artist in Kenya 1.    Rufftone He is one of best male gospel artist in Kenya. His real name is Roy Smith...