• Madam Boss initially charged Ksh 1.5 million as time passes by the price kept rising, I mean she is the boss.
• Working with them will not come cheap at all, for a show Sauti sol charges only Ksh 800K.
Music is not only what you hear or listen to, but your favorite musician also needs to eat and that’s where the music business comes in.
Artists charge other musicians depending on their popularity and the status they have in the music industry.
Some artists are open about how much they charge while others prefer to keep it on the low.
An artist will charge thousands of shillings for a feature or a verse in their song; most of the time they ensure the artist featured will cash in from working with them.
Here is a list of Kenyan artists with how much they charge for a show;
Akothee AKA madam boss, president of single mothers whatever fits you, claims to be the highest paid Kenyan artist.
Akothee stated this during an interview with presenter Ali, where she suggested that she brings value and Ksh 2 million would be a fair price to charge.
Madam Boss initially charged Ksh 1.5 million as time passes by the price kept rising, I mean she is the boss.
Brian Ouko aka Papa jones is a sensational Kenyan rapper that has been in the music industry for a hot minute now.
Khaligraph has a strong fan base and it is only right if he charged an amount that fits his status in the music industry.
Papa Jones charges only Ksh 1 million shilling for a show but if you can’t get pay up, then 'Kwenda' as his famous punchline goes.
Sauti sol is a boy band group that features 3 vocalists and a guitarist; they are among the top Kenyan artist in East Africa.
Over the years, Sauti Sol has shown their love for music and have solidified their careers in the music industry.
Working with them will not come cheap at all, for a show Sauti Sol normally charges only Ksh 800K. This is a fair amount for the boy band that has fans all across the world.
• King Kaka
King Kaka is a definition of an artist and a suave businessman. The rapper started music in a different name Sungura and as time passed by he changed his name to King Kaka.
The rapper has a music label called Kaka Empire where he has signed a couple of Kenyan artists.
King kaka charges Ksh 250k for a show and a 100k if you want to have him at an event in a school.
Mtoto wa mama as he is popularly known by his die-hard fans, is a great artist who transitioned from gospel music to secular songs.
Bahati is a man who knows how to make money moves, at one time he had a record label and now he is an aspiring politician.
His getting into politics does not mean he will stop performing or doing what his first love which is ‘music’.
If you want Bahati to perform at a show you are hosting, it will only cost you Ksh 300k for a concert and Ksh 500k for a corporate event.
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