Music

Stream Squadbear’s New EP, featuring Kev Marco and more

After making his debut early June 2019, Squadbear makes his return to Sound Safari with Kawaii Bombs EP. Sticking to his signature sounds of cute timbre Kawaii Bass along well-timed low-frequency oscillation, Squadbear delivers a happy 4 track EP. Applying soft square waves, chip sound tunes,...

Jack Rooster: DJ delivers his first studio album NYUMBA

The result of a master refining his style over five years. Almost a decade later, Jack Rooster is finally inviting us to his house. With focus more on the storyline, NYUMBA is a latte of funky basslines, prominent chords, and smooth guitar licks. From the get-go,...

The best Kenyan alternative songs right now

Today's list of popping alternative songs includes Squadbear, Mura KE, Blinky Bill, and many more. 1 SquadBear, "Gummy Bears" ft. Marko K & Tsu We are pleased to welcome officially Squadbear to the Sound Safari Family! Squadbear has collaborated with DJ/Producer Tsu and Marko K. to bring Kawaii Bass...

Mused Kevin, the EchoE that keeps bouncing back

2010/15 was the peak of EDM in Kenya. We had some amazing festivals which made us believe that we were going to Tomorrowland after secondary school. High schoolers were transitioning from Dancehall to electronic dance music in droves. After all, EDM festivals had the best...

Yoki Hars - Suki ft. Mimmie Cover

4:20 Release, Sound Safari Online Radio Show Announcement

Happy 4:20 The Christian world is celebrating Easter holidays this weekend. Another popular holiday falls on this day too, Happy 420! In the 12th parliament, we have MP for Kibra Constituency, Ken Okoth pushing for the legalization of the herb. This comes after the UN admitted...

Watch: Bany – Give It To Me

Discovering new kenyan music is an activity that i engage in often. I once asked some of my friends to share new music that they have heard recently and this track was among the music shared. On the first listen this song had captured my...

DJ Mura shares first track off Trap Safari EP

You have to understand that 5 years ago there weren't as many producers or DJs doing house music in Nairobi as there are now (there's a running joke that if you throw a stone in Nairobi you'll hit a DJ)....

Listen: Miss Magero – Oh Na Na Na

Listen to what browsing the #PlayKEMusic hashtag on twitter got us. The beautiful voice of Miss Magero over sublime dancehall beat. Elizabeth Magero is a Reggae/Ragga, contemporary, urban singer/songwriter based in Nairobi. Although she has been singing professionally since 2016, "Oh na na na" is her...

Angie Wira reminisces campus vibes of “exiling” roommates

Rada ni safi babe kamu hivi Lenga hio daro kam saa hizi Opportunity Utachizi Raundi hii si bahatishi As I was going through my Instagram feed, I came across a snippet of a sweet reggae tune and I liked it and sought to hear the full song. Wira sings...