The hip-hop culture in Kenya has grown tremendously over the past few years. Some of the top hip hop artists in Kenya include:
Wangeci, Wakadinali, Octopizzo, Khaligraph Jones and Barrack Jacuzzi to mention but a few.
This week on The TurnUp, we featured the following artists:
Who is she?
Monski aka Ill Dada is a fast-rising star in the African hip hop scene. She fell in love with rap music while still in high school – Kyangala High School where she would on the down low experiment writing her own bars. Her recording career began in 2014 where she recorded and uploaded a set of demos on Soundcloud.
Who are they?
They go way back in 2004 when they were class 4 students
Born and bred in Nairobi, C-Ronz Escobar is a real city boy with a taste for the ‘good life’. Besides Trap, he enjoys listening to Dancehall and Afrobeat and is keen to explore both genres musically, including a little Bongo.
Although he aspires to live large, he’s prepared to work for it. C-Ronz Escobar writes his music for people who lack confidence, hoping he can inspire them, and for people like himself; young hip hop lovers and wannabe artists.
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