Kenyan music can sometimes be hard to find both offline and online. To solve this problem online, there are a few websites that have come that offer Kenyan music downloads for free and for a fee. Some of these websites also offer audio streaming.
Here are the 5 best places to download Kenyan music.
Mdundo is a music distribution website that is funded by investment firm 88MPH.
Mdundo offers both free and paid downloads. To access premium content users pay Ksh. 300 a month which allows them to download as much music as they like on the website. In addition to Kenyan music, the site also has Tanzanian and Ugandan music.
Payment mode: MPESA or Safaricom airtime.
The service is available via mdundo.com and via their app on the Google Play Store.
Get Mziki is a music listing website that features urban music from Africa. Most of the music is available as a free download.
3. Songa by Safaricom
Songa by Safaricom is a music service by Safaricom and Radio Africa Group. It has a catalogue of 2.5 million songs that also includes Kenyan music. You can be able to listen and download music from the service.
It is available via an app on the Google Play Store. The service costs Ksh. 5 per day which is deducted from your airtime.
Deezer is a French online music streaming service. It allows you to stream and download music from its website and apps which are available from the Google Play Store and the Apple Store. It has music from all over the world and it includes Kenyan music as well.
You can use it for free, but with limitations, or you can access the paid versions for USD 4.99 a month for Deezer Premium and USD 7.49 for Deezer Family.
5. Apple Music
Apple Music is a music and video streaming service developed by Apple. Through the service, you can be able to stream and download Kenyan music.
You can listen and download the music via their website and apps on the Apple Store and on the Google Play Store.
It costs the following to access the service;
- $99 annual subscription plan
- $9.99 individual plan
- $14.99 family plan
- $4.99 student plan