Kisii is an ethnic group in Kenya with talented musicians. These are top Kisii musicians who have ruled over the airwaves in the Kisii region in former Nyanza province. We have not arranged them in any special order of choice. You can also check out these Kisii gospel songs if you want to get inner peace.
1. Arisi O’sababu
Arisi Osababu is one of the best musicians Kisii land has ever assembled. In his prime, he filmed many songs that have remained important to date. Esabari ya Nyaribari, Omwanchi Jemima, Kerito are some of his hit songs that will entertain several generations to come.
Though he died some two decades ago, he is justifiable to be still that king of benga in Kisii. May his soul rest in peace.
2. Onsongo O’mosongo
Bernard Onsongo Omwansa, popularly known as Onsongo O’Mosongo, was a benga artist who entertained many people in the Gusii region. He died in the year 2017 at the age of 41.
Onsongo was a part of the famous bana sungusia music band. It’s considered that he was the mastermind behind major music hits released by the bana sungusia. Amakweri, lideni, Nyaboke egeseganeke, boss, are among the tunes he engineered.
Mr. Onsongo came from Bogichora Ward in Nyamira County, Kisii region, where he was a one-term councilor between the period 2007-2013. May he Rest in peace.
3. Henry Sagero Man pepe
Sagero is arguably the most reliable Gusii musician currently. His range of hit songs is a piece of evidence that he rules when it comes to the entertainment field. How he uses his lyrics in humorous fashion is what makes him stand out. Eng’ombe ne’ngima, omoika bwo mosiki, omogusii omokombizi, Omosiki neriogo are some of his lyrics that have ruled airwaves in Kisii region.
4. Mr. Ong’ eng’o
His comic way of performing his art of music is what places him among the most sought after artists in Gusii land. He is famed fortunes like Entururu, Ontimbu, Omwachi Jemima, Monto Mosacha, Rikurunyau, among others. His most recent song Nore Pipo where he was starred by Babu Gee and Miggy, has totally taken over Gusii airwaves.
5. Rebecca Thomas
She continues to be among the best gospel artists Gusii region has ever produced. Rebecca uniquely pulls amazing stories from the bible and turns them to magnificent songs. Isaya, Omorembe, and Nabothi are amongst the songs that will forever make her the top of the game.
6. Douglas Otiso
Douglas Otiso is justifiable the best gospel performer Gusii region has ever produced. Before he settled for his music project, he used to sing as a backup singer for Rebecca Thomas. His hits tunes like Tara, ekebe, tibwechaya, have continued to be a source of solace to many.
7. Fenny Kerubo
Her good music made her to seize the coveted Groove Award Nyanza region in the year 2015 through the hit song Omorembe toe, and in 2017 she was drafted through her song Laudikia. At the moment, she is doing well, blessing many hearts every day.
8. Erick Mwaniki
Erick Mwaniki is a gospel artist with a unique voice that has established beyond doubts that he rules when it comes to solace. His hit tune, nayaeteire, is currently doing well in the Gusii region.
9. Babu Gee
Babu Gee was the mastermind behind the hit ujinga ni, which gained massive airplay countrywide. One of the songs that made him a true Gusii star is Ntwarwara, in which he fractured Vekta and Miggy. He is at the moment doing impressively great through the tune named Nore Pipo in which veteran player Mr. Ongengo has been featured.
10. Mc Miggy
His lengthy stay in the music industry and relevancy proves beyond disbelief that Miggy is a real superstar when it comes to music. Ligi kubwa, Nyaunyo, and matendechere are among the hit songs that put him in A list musicians in the Kisii region. He was likewise featured in the massive hit Ntwarwara that gained massive airplay during the 2017 general election.
Kwasakwasa is a talented musician who was originally a member of the popular band sungusia band. He later moved out of the crowd and decided to do solo music projects. Ebitina is one of the hit songs that truly represents his success in the music business. He is one of the most sought after Kisii musicians.
12. Charles Nyagwoka
Nyagwoka is arguably one of the very best musicians in the Kisii region. The song named Obotaka tibori kegomi is the tune that made him not only famous but also most sought after musician.
13. Pharry K
Also known for some of the best music Kisii regions have ever had. He has produced over 26 songs and 3 albums.
The late Onsongo Omosongo, one of the best vocalists in the Gusii region. He produced some of the best songs in the region under “Bana Sungusia” Band.