YouTube in Kenya has come from far and it has given birth to some of the best media personalities in Africa. In this list we give you the best vloggers in Kenya. From Mandi Sarro to This is Ess to Wabosha Maxine to Joanna Kinuthia, there is no telling what YouTube in Kenya would have been without these amazing people. With that said these are the vloggers in Kenya you should be watching.
10. Mandie Sarro
Before becoming an internet personality Mandie Sarro was popularly known for being the talk host of the sex talk radio show Morning After. Later on, she would open a blog and write about food.
She would later take her passion to YouTube where she has more than 38,000 subscribers. Mandie Sarro or Miss Mandie uploads cooking videos travel Vlogs and weekly Vlogs.
9. Nancie Mwai
Nancie Mwai is a makeup enthusiast and she shares her passion for makeup on YouTube. On her YouTube channel, you will find travel Vlogs, tutorials and helpful tips and trick videos to help you look and feel amazing.
Her followers go by the name ‘Slay Squad’. She started her YouTube channel way back in 2010. Over the years Nancie has gained over 39,000 subscribers and a whole lot of views.
8. Xtian Dela
We all know him, The Man, The Myth and The Legend. Also known as Aurther Mandela, Xtian Dela has won countless awards all over Africa. Xtian Dela is a lover of life and someone that has a lot of energy, it will never be a dull moment with Xtiandela and that’s why you should visit his channel.
He started his YouTube channel in 2015 but only started taking Vlogging seriously in 2017. Through the years Xtian Dela has acquired 46,000 subscribers and over 6 million channel views.
7. Elodie Zone
Everybody knows her, she is an Instagram and YouTube sensation whose photos and videos from the lifestyle she lives earned her a lot of subscribers.
Elodie Zone first appeared on YouTube in 2013 where she posted her music videos. Some years later, she started Vlogging about her life and the traveling she does to different destinations around the world
6. This is Ess
Also known as Sharon Mundia, uses YouTube as a platform to express her love for passion, beauty, and travel. Sharon will give you tips and tricks about anything, whether its fashion tips, beauty tips, and tricks or traveling hacks. Her videos are very real and simple and anyone can easily connect with her.
She started her YouTube channel in 2013 and has gained over 48,000 subscribers. Sharon Mundia was also one of the first vloggers in Kenya to gain popularity within a short period of time.
5. Over Twenty Five
Over Twenty Five is one of those channels that people really like to watch. Well, this YouTube channel consists of only girl bosses; Ivy Mugo, Julia Gaitho, Lorna Muchemi, and Michelle Wanjiku.
Over Twenty Five is pretty consistent with their content, they talk about topics that aim to help ladies who are around 25 years of age. Most of their subscribers relate with their content and that keeps their channel growing. Over Twenty Five have gained over 50,000 subscribers within a very short period of time.
4. Farhana Oberson
Farhana Oberson has a very big passion for YouTube, she does it wholeheartedly and this led to the winning SOMA OLX YouTube Channel winner of 2017.
Through her channel, she helps to spread love and happiness making the world a better place. She regularly posts travel Vlogs and takes us with her through her lifestyle, as a result of this she has collaborated with some pretty big names out there. Farhana Oberson has over 50,000 subscribers.
3. Joanna Kinuthia
Current she has the third largest channel in Kenya and I’m pretty sure you are familiar with her, she has taken over the beauty and fashion category. Her channel has gained 5 million views over the years and has led to her getting sponsorships with other companies while growing her own brand. Joanna Kinuthia is a Youtube star.
2. Sheila Ndinda
Sheila is a natural hair YouTube and social media influencer. She got inspired to start her own YouTube channel after being fed up with unhealthy thin hair and she uses the platform to help other people experiencing the same issues.
Through her youtube channel will get tips and tricks on how to maintain healthy natural hair. Besides being a natural hair YouTube, she occasionally posts travel Vlogs and weekly Vlogs too.
1. Wabosha Maxine
Wabosha Maxine has the largest and most loyal subscribers in Kenya. She takes us through her world of beauty, travel and her lifestyle.
Wabosha is consistent with her videos and that’s how she will retain spot number one for a very long time. She currently has 71,000 subscribers and very soon she will be hitting 100,000 subs, watch out for her.
Top 10 Vloggers in Kenya
Powder Spring’s Very Own Geek Boy Troy Set to Release a Statement Jam “Keep Shining” on the 16th of April
Geek Boy Troy is your favorite boy from Powder Springs who dares to step out of the rap scene with his fresh hits that smell like a daisy- taking his listeners on a high premium sound that has all the qualities of a legend in the making! Dripped in an evocative and raw display of emotion, his tracks decorated with that tuneful hip-hop wave and dripping with lyrical authenticity and rap mastery always take a listener from the realm of one planet to the realm of another in majestic fashion. His unpredictability also affords him the pleasure of exploring and keeping his audience guessing about the style of flow his next tracks will adopt and this is a unique thing which means that he feeds off of the anticipation and intrigue from his fans to deliver world-class tunes that meet the high standards his audience has placed him with!
He just celebrated his birthday and crossed over to the 25 mark and to mark this special day, he is set to release a groovy vibe for all the Aries babies titled “Keep Shining” which will be officially dropped on the 16th of April 2022. Everything about this track pops and dazzles from the intro all the way to the outro with the cinematic silk of the percussive intro being waited at the by line and met with grandiose stun as Geek Boy Troy takes the moment all by himself and delivers a show-stopping rap performance that feels like it marks the arrival of a major rap talent!
Giving ode to the southern type of blend and mix that echoes through the strong and intense hip-hop instrumentation of heavy bass and laid-back yet intense rhythmic melodicism, Geek Boy Troy establishes himself as a quintessential Powder Springs MC with his witty bars that overflow with confidence and maturity. Like some Koby Bryant on the basketball court, Troy gives off an MVP performance which is simply a sensation for an artist his age.
There is melodious intrigue and allure in the percussion which can never be written off your memory and exactly what qualifies this track as the masterpiece art it is. With releases like “Keep Shining” making way to what promises to be a musical year; brace yourself for some Geek Boy Troy wondrousness!
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DV Beat’s Latin and Reggae Infused Dancehall Glamorous Track “The 1” Featuring ABeck Is Out Now!
DV Beats is the creative genius producer behind enthralling tracks such as “Alza la Mano”, “Baile House”, “Beat That”, “Tambora – Original Mix” among other splendid tracks. He is not limited to any one type of genre and splits the lines of dancehall, reggaeton, Latin among other Caribbean influences. He currently resides in Florida but was born to a Puerto Rican father and Panamanian mother and he grew up listening to an extensive variety within the Caribbean/Latino realm of music, from salsa to reggae to dancehall to merengue and reggaeton. These sounds still influence his type of productions and even in his latest track “The 1” his first-ever collaboration as DV Beats which he featured ABeck is dancehall-inspired and an exceptionally produced track that will take listeners back to the dance floor in joyous fashion.
“The 1” is a funky mix of dancehall, reggaeton, Latin, and dance and the perfect fit for dancehall radio. The melody of this track sets the tone for this tune born in the Caribbean; it’s easy to see how the melodies of the island have inspired the reggaeton, dembow feel of the piece. This dancehall track is fun, bright, melodic, and uplifting with a great Latino and dance rhythm featuring the pulsating and infectious sounds of the snares, the sensational percussive elements, the sub-bass, the resounding 808’s, the hit samples, shakers, the guitar loops, kicks and snares, the sweeps and the extra rhythmic edge color and depth added by the tambourine loop and the intriguing sweeps.
Accompanying these extravagant melodies is his vocal drops that have been heightened with the reverb effect and the cleverly integrated delay. This is a proper cultural sound and DV Beats and ABeck really did some magic on it. The catchy lyrics veering on some melancholic gear gets consumed by the bright and bubbly rhythmicity.
“The 1” is now available on all major streaming platforms – follow the attached link to stream it, like, save as a favorite and share with your inner circle who get thrilled by dancehall tunes like these!
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Unbreakable and Unfazed; Recording Artist Aaron Night Seeks to Inspire Through His Groundbreaking Release “Through It All”
Ever since he was young, Aaron Night knew that his passion lay in music and performed to anyone in his family who cared to listen including his not so impressed younger brothers but his mom always noticed and decided to nurture his talent by supporting and guiding him, including playing the guitar beside him during those family gatherings as Aaron sang his heart and soul out with voracious passion and showcased genuine love for music which seemed to flow through him like some electric current. Fast forward to the now recording artist going professionally by the name “Aaron Night” who decided to get into music full time by first taking time to learn from the best and gain some experience.
Aaron Night finds himself shattering the noise with his most recent string of releases. Debuting in 2021, “Flares”, penned by famed songwriter Ryan Tedder, quickly climbed Music Week’s UK Pop Charts Top #10 in no time while simultaneously hitting #11 in Germany’s Dance Charts. Topping out big names like Zara Larsson and Jason Derulo, Aaron has begun carving out his mark in the international market.
From this release “Through it all” you’ll get to experience an artist with limitless potential and you wouldn’t be able to differentiate this track from what you have been listening to on the radio. It is equally as magnificent and absorbing if not more! This song was inspired by a genuine narrative about his own experiences throughout the pandemic and how he eventually overcome his anxieties and energy-sucking monsters! This is a story of conquering our darkest fears and never looking back!
“Through it All” has a colorful melody with elegantly textured instruments starting with the acoustic guitar riffs that engage in a call and response motif with his mellifluous male vocals touching on every chord of the human heart. The gist of this track is found where the exuberant and rock-like percussion culminates a jamboree feel but also delivering a gloriously anthemic chorus that is catchy, melodious, and easily memorable.
Many of the modern arrangement and production techniques associated with the alternative pop and rock genre are here and are handled exceptionally well, from the energy building rises to the well-layered guitars bass sounds and the melodiously filtered rhythm to the heartwarming vocals that drive the track qualifying it as a radio-ready and radio-friendly tune that will undoubtedly appeal to the modern audiences.
He has started on a high note and things can only get better from here – “Through it all” is that track we did not know we needed and yet we do especially during these times where all sorts of atrocities are ganging up to try and weigh us down. Without further ado, let’s put our hands together for Aaron Night!
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