The journey towards the end of the long painful Njaanuary is almost complete. Like we always do every Friday, Crispy Fresh is here to shoo away the January blues with the hottest and freshest Kenyan tunes. This week’s chart features relatable and thought-provoking songs as well as a vibe on vibes on freestyle.
Ipo Siku – Vijana Barubaru
Vijana Barubaru are rising to their rightful position in the music scene. Their new release Ipo Siku is a song about the daily hustle and the hope of reaping the fruits of hard work and determination. In their usual style, their new song has stupendous songwriting, angelic vocals, a sonically pleasing arrangement, and an emotive music video.
Kidogo – Petty Nila
Germany-based Kenyan singer Pety Nila is back with a new hit Kidogo. This song is a powerful story of a woman who expresses her love despite her financial struggles. The lyrics are relatable to anyone who has ever been in a similar situation, and the emotion in the artist’s voice is palpable. Kidogo is a reminder that true love knows no boundaries, it will rule regardless. Despite its message, the song still maintains an upbeat and colorful vibe.
Nitarudi – Maandy & Savara
Ever been so hopelessly in love that you go back no matter what? Maandy’s new tune with Savara is a tale of a love dilemma. While in the hook she acknowledges that she is a fool to stay, Savara responds in his verse that he knows she will come back. The chemistry between the singers and the lyrics make this tune the crispy fresh duet of the week.
1UpTown Freestyle – UncoJingJong
We love freestyles and UncoJingJong’s 1UpTown Freestyle is fire! The lyrical flow is insane and raw. His ability to combine Dancehall and Gengetone is impressive and makes him stand out from his peers. This freestyle is a great interlude addition to your playlists.