Kenyan hip-hop group Wakadinali emerged as the frontrunners in Spotify’s Wrapped 2023, solidifying their status as arguably the best rap group in the country.

Comprising Scar, Domani, and Sewer Sydaa, the trio not only claimed the title of the only Kenyan artists on Spotify’s Top Streams list in Kenya, but also soared as the most searched artists in the country. Wakadinali’s album, “Ndani ya Cockpit 3,” secured a notable 10th position as the most streamed album.

In September, data from Spotify revealed that Wakadinali had surpassed heavyweights like Octopizzo, Khaligraph Jones, and Nyashinski, securing the fifth spot in the most streamed hip-hop artists in Kenya.

With an impressive fan base of over 100,000 monthly listeners, Wakadinali’s tracks “Mc MCA” and “Geri Inegi” boast over 1 million streams each.

As Spotify remains a worldwide hub for music exploration, Kenyan talent like Wakadinali, are undoubtedly making an enduring impact on the global stage.

Kenya’s Spotify Landscape
Top Streamed Artists
Drake
Burna Boy
21 Savage
Ayra Starr
Chris Brown
Travis Scott
Wakadinali
The Weeknd
Metro Boomin
Future

Top Streamed Kenyan Artists
Wakadinali
Sauti Sol
Bien
Bensoul
Nyashinski
Nviiri The Storyteller
Buruklyn Boyz
Otile Brown
Nikita Kering’
Lil Maina

Top Streamed Kenyan Tracks
Sauti Sol – Lil Mama
Bien – Inauma
Bien, DJ Edu – Too Easy
Nikita Kering’ – Last Name
Fully Focus, Bien – Dimension
Bien – My Baby (feat. Ayra Starr)
Wakadinali – Mc Mca
Boutross – Angela
Wakadinali – Sikutambui
Bensoul – Navutishwa feat. Bien

Top Streamed Tracks
Ayra Starr – Rush
Ruger – Asiwaju
Bayanni – Ta Ta Ta
Fireboy DML – Bandana ft. Asake
Kizz Daniel – Cough (Odo)
Darassa – No Body (feat. Bien)
Libianca – People
Omah Lay – soso
Burna Boy – Last Last
Rema – Charm

Top Streamed Albums
Burna Boy – Love, Damini
SZA – SOS
Omah Lay – Boy Alone
Rema – Rave & Roses Ultra
Metro Boomin – HEROES & VILLAINS
Fireboy DML – Playboy
Ayra Starr – 19 & Dangerous
Asake – Mr. Money With The Vibe
Davido – Timeless
Wakadinali – Ndani ya Cockpit 3

Mark Kivuva
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