What is an Album?
An album is a collection of audio recordings issued on compact disc, vinyl, audio tape, or another medium such as digital distribution.
Best Hip Hop Album In Kenya
Chonjo – Wangechi
The Kenyan queen of rap shared the microphone with Scar Mkadinali to produce one of the hottest hip-hop albums in Kenya in 2022. The 10-track album sees Wangechi spitting her best flows, rap lines, and razoring lyrics and in Mahaba the rapper also gave one of the best vocal performances in the album
Heavy Is The Crown – Chimano
In the Alone Together Project, Heavy Is The Crown, seems to be the most honest, intimate, and sincere body of work among the Sauti Sol members.
The 7-track EP is highly influenced by the 80s and 90s sounds and in it, Chimano becomes vocal about toxic masculinity, self-esteem, individual freedoms and self-awareness.
Other Side – Nikita Kering
The Kenyan singer who is decorated with various trophies including the prestigious AFRIMMA had her way in 2022 by taking her fans to the “Other Side“.
The EP which is made up of 7 tracks was an emotional roller-coaster and a therapy session where Nikita discussed wasted love and heartbreak while battling trauma.
Party Time – H_art The Band
After releasing several singles, Kenyan boy band, H_art The Band brought to the doorsteps, a mega party vibe to fans with their Party Time EP. The critically acclaimed EP was a breath of fresh air to many fans who craved good music from the band.
Ceduction – Cedo
The album is made up of 15 tracks that diverge on different genres such as Bongo Fleva, Hip Hop, R&B and Genge Tone.
The album also marks Cedo’s efforts to crack things wide open in the Tanzanian music industry as he features different Tanzanian music royals such as Tommy Flavour, and Rich Mavoko. Barnaba Classic and Rockstar Africa signee, Aslay.
Savage Level – Savara
We knew Savara’s Savage Level album is a masterpiece, the moment the iconic cover of the album which sees Savara surrounded by his childhood friends, was unveiled.
The album that took about 18 months to put together saw Savara canvassing about growth, anxiety, and everyday life struggles.
Focus – Arrow Bwoy
To create what seems to be his most significant project to date, Arrow Bwoy tapped different heavyweights such as B Classic, Sanaipei Tande, Spice Diana and Nadia Mukami.
Focus was the stage that Arrow Bwoy used to showcase his perfect vocals and hilarious songwriting skills that are evident in “Usinimwage” featuring Nandy.
What is the best recording label in Kenya?
Some of the recording labels that are our members are:
- Rain Maker Limited.
- Verony Productions.
- Ketebul Music.
- Prohabo Entertainment.
- Mzaramo Productions.
- Simba Sound Creations.
- Kilele Music & Art Studio.
How much does it cost to record an album in Kenya?
Basically, the price of getting your music recorded will depend on who you go to and where they are located. For instance, producers that offer recording services in Nairobi and at the same time tend to have vast experience in the field will charge you from 20-40k per song.