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5 Popular Kenyan Trap musicians

By Janet Koech December 2nd, 2022 3 min read

Trap music is taking over the Kenyan music scene. It has die-hard followers who love Kenyan Trap musicians.

Here is a list of the five most popular trap musicians making waves currently.

Khaligraph Jones

Many people know him by his stage name Khaligraph Jones. His real name is Brian Ouko Omollo. The Yego hitmaker started his music career at a very young age before he came to the limelight.

He has made the Kenyan Music Industry gain recognition even internationally. ‘Omullo kutoka Bondo’ is one of the most loved Kenyan rappers who excite his fans with the albums he drops now and then.

Kenyan rapper Brian Ouko Omollo, popularly known by his stage name Khaligraph Jones
Kenyan rapper Brian Ouko Omollo, popularly known by his stage name Khaligraph Jones performing on stage during the Oktoberfest 2022 at Ngong Racecourse Nairobi on Saturday, October 29, 2022. PHOTO DENNIS ONSONGO

The multi-winning award winner has had millions of Kenyans listening to his music, and his writing style is just in check, never missing a beat.

He is the owner and grand founder of The Blu Ink Corp, which gives young Kenyans an opportunity to showcase their talent, thus giving them a step ahead in their music career.

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Kahush is the son of the former health cabinet secretary, Mutahi Kagwe’s youngest son, and has been making headlines after his “Mi Siwezi” single in 2019 captured the interest of many Kenyans.

When the pandemic kicked in, being the Health Cabinet secretary, Mutahi Kagwe strongly made sure that all the regulations made by the government were well adhered to by all Kenyans to avoid spreading the virus.

Rapper Kahumburu Mutahi. PHOTO: COURTESY

Kahush’s real name is Kahu Mburu Kimathi. Kenyans love his music because his music is exquisite and beyond compare.

He has been making hit after hit, which has been praised by Kenyans and has gotten Kenyans singing along. He recently featured Chris Kaiga in a single called “Mastingo”.

He is a young upcoming artist who continues to impress and encourage other young people to venture in the music industry.

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The beautiful, curvaceous songwriter and rapper is one of the few women dominating the rap scene.

There is no doubt that Petra is one of the best rappers in Kenya who is aiming to place Kenyan music in the international map.

Her collabo with the Jamaican King of Dancehall, Vybz Kartel, is the talk of the town.

Kenyan rapper Petra is set to feature Jamaican artist Vybz Kartel. PHOTO | COURTESY

Petra Yolanda Sonia Bockle made her first appearance in the “Ligi Soo” remix alongside other Kenyan artists. She took a break from music and made a major comeback by working with other great musicians.

She has worked with Khaligraph Jones, releasing Rider, and she recently worked with Victoria Kimani releasing “I Got That” and many other great artists she has worked with and is looking forward to.

She has been going head over heels with her creativity to impress her fans with her music videos. Her music is loved, and fellow women with similar talent learn a lot from her career journey.

She has won awards proceeding her victory in the music industry.

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Kevin Mweiba Munene, professionally known as Boutross is a great talented Kenyan rapper who has been in the game for quite some time.

He began his music professionally in 2013 and made it through in 2015 after a long period of hard work and sacrifice that finally exposed him to a larger audience.


Despite battling with his toughest spots, he has made it through successfully, and this can be seen publicly by how the market receives his music.

His music is loved, and the type of energy he portrays in his music comes along with great pure vibes that people seem to love.

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Bey T

Ladies in the rapping scene have shown what they can do better than their male counterparts.

Betty Atsedu is one of the Kenyan rappers who have come hard gaining a lot of popularity at such a young age because of her talent, while her fellows are struggling out there.

Bey T
Bey T

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She began her musical journey in 2017, and her flower blossomed a year after she became famous through the internet when her video “Face Time” gained massive attention, thus opening her doors.

Being in the industry for some time, she got into a little online fight with Tanasha Donna after accusing her of using her phrase and later on released a diss track which made her gain more popularity.

Her fans love her and the music she is making; she surprises her fans with her flow of rapping which gives her the go-ahead to keep serving society with good vibes.

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