They’re young and making a big impact in Kenyan music. They’re shaping the future of this music industry by introducing new lyrical content as well as style. From Rapper Wangechi to Youtube sensation Elodie, I bring you the top 7 female artists to look out for in 2015. They’re exceptionally talented, smokin’ hot and young.
1. Wangechi (21)
The rapper is one of the fast rising in Kenya. After her guest appearance on Kaka Sungura’s “Ligi Soo,” she’s gone on to release hit tracks like “Attention Shopper” and most recently “Cardiac Arrest.” She’s sang at an Angelina Jolie conference in the UK and has been featured by CNN Inside Africa.
2. Femi One (21)
The femcee, whose lyrical content is characteristic of witty Swahili lines has a sense of humor as well. She also appeared in the “Ligi Soo” remix. She has since worked on her own tracks, She’s currently signed to Rabbit’s Kaka Empire label.
3. Dom Brenda (21)
She’s on a fast rise. Dom, a student at USIU has passion for music and has in the past competed in street battles, including the Nokia contest. Her recent music project is “Tujuane Tena,” a beautiful love song.
4. Noti Flow (20)
The controversial rapper is one of the top rising artistes in the country. Noti Flow has been christened the “Kenyan Iggy Azalea” because of her striking resemblance – in style – with the Australian rapper. She describes her music as new school hip hop. Here’s one of her videos: