3 Youtube Channels Mapping The Kenyan Music Industry

For a long time, the Kenyan Music Industry has not been documented. The gap is apparent on digital platforms. As the digital age continues to morphe so is the content present on social networking sites with streaming platforms such as Spotify coming to Kenya. Our music history is staying alive through the ages. Here are some Youtube channels keeping our music history(past and present) alive.

Cleaning the Airwaves

Masterminded by Astar a former gospel musician. He describes himself as a Youtube enabler and digital nomad. He heavily championed Kenyan musicians to put up content on Youtube. Famous CTA’s include Bien from Sauti Sol, MDQ, Ted Josiah, Nameless to name a few.




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123 Sketches

The channel is centered on interviewing new wave musicians and the O.Gs. The features not only involve music but the arts and entertainment industry as a whole.

Latest Video : Jovie Jovv aongelea Furaha Yake

Evolution of Urban Music


Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/123sketches/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/123Sketches

Listening Party

Listening Party gives commentary and reviews on the Kenyan music industry. Their main aim to spark conversations and to also expose watchers to trailblazers in the industry. They provide a fresh perspective and analysis of the music industry in Kenya.

Latest Video: ‘Otile Brown could easily be Kenya’s best artist’


‘Kenya’s Alternative Scene has better quality than the Mainstream’


Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/listeningpartyke/


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