Wahu, Big Pin Make It To Spotify’s Valentine’s Best Love Songs

Several Kenyan artists have made it to Spotify’s special curated playlist made for Valentine’s Day dubbed “100 Best African Love Songs”.

The playlist, created by Spotify’s West Africa editor Benewaah Boateng, aims at celebrating African love songs.

“The 100 Best African Love Songs playlist is a culture playlist curated to help fans express themselves on Valentine’s Day, a global celebration of love and affection. To select the perfect starter, we began by considering what themes and feelings the playlist would convey – love, affection, intimacy, gratitude and African love in its various forms.”

Some of the Kenyan artists on the list include: Wahu, Sauti Sol, Nyashinski, Colonel Mustapha, Big Pin among others.

Benewaah said, “the 100 Best African Love Songs playlist was curated along three elements; nostalgia, popularity and storytelling. With help from editors across regions in East and South Africa, we were able to select songs along those lines.”

Here’s the full list!

The Kenyan songs on the list are as follows:-

Sauti Sol –  “Still The One”, “Lazizi” 

Bensoul –  “Medicine”, 

Nyashinski –  “Malaika

Nameless feat Blu 3 – “Prisoner”, “Sinzia”

Longombas – Queen

Gilad feat Wendy Kimani – “Unajua”

Wahu – “Sweet Love”

H_Art the Band – “Nikikutazama”

Otile Brown, Sanaipei Tande – “Aiyana”

Willy Paul, Nandy – “Njiwa”

Nadia Mukami, Sanaipei Tande – “Wangu”

Big Pin – “Talk To You”

Colonel Mustapha “Hey Baby”

Wendy Kimani, Bien Aime – “Haiwihaiwi”

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