Artist Spotlight: Kagwe Mungai

Kagwe Mungai is a musician and producer who describes his music as afro funky. He is the personification of what multi-talented means, not only does he write, record and engineer his own music, he also creates his own music videos and designs his promotional and packaging items. Kagwe has also tried a stint in acting having been cast as the lead in the movie ‘Lifestyle’ that aired on Africa Magic.

In 2012 he released his EP, It only Gets Better

Kagwe Mungai has had the opportunity to collaborate with a diverse range of musicians and poets such as Louise Victoria, Run toto Run, Julie Wangombe and Fena Gitu on the song Dutch. We can hardly wait for what he’ll do next.

Check out his recent Q&A alongside Ugandan songbird Jackie Chandiru and Tanzanian musician Shaa in preparation for Coke Studio Africa Season 2.

Follow him on twitter @KagweMungai and catch up with him on facebook page Kagwe Mungai Music

I'm a music & culture writer and photographer. Catch up with me on Instagram @muzikiyamtaa.