Kenya

Why Kenyans are not listening to their own music, and the Eric Omondi factor

Towards the end of September this year, Apple Music released a list of the Top 100 songs that most Kenyans were listening to on the platform; ... 89 of the songs on that list were by Nigerian artistes, nine were by Americans, and only two were Kenyan (both by Sauti Sol lead singer Bien Aime-Baraza). The list caused a storm online and even Nigerians themselves trolled Kenyans on Twitter wondering whether there are any artistes remaining in the country