For most, their Instagram account is where they share behind-the-scenes of their shoots, their daily lives and even interact with their fans on various matters. Now with Facebook auditing the quality and authenticity of likes and followers, Instagram is set to implement the same measures in no time. So why not countdown Kenya’s top musicians before all the fake followers and likes are audited.
10. Mercy Masika – 482k Followers
Known for her melodic voice, this gospel singer has steady interactions with her audience on Instagram.
9.Nameless- 586K Followers
A talent discovered through a Capital FM competition, Nameless has remained consistent throughout his 15+ years within the music industry. Creating a huge fanbase, he continues to grow his brand online using social media to his advantage.
8.Willy Paul – 651K Followers
“Sikreti” crooner Willy Paul has garnered quite the following. Whether it is his endless scandals online, his choice of collaborations or ridiculous taglines; there is no shortage of entertaining content from the man Pooze himself.
7.Avril – 709K Followers
Judith Nyambura Mwangi aka Avril has a faithful following. Known for tracks such as “In Love” and acting gigs in shows such as “Shuga”, “Scandals Kibao” and “Sumu La Penzi.” Shooting to fame after some nudes leaked on the internet, Avril has since kept her content PG-13 apart from the occasional sexy selfie.
Papichulo is not only an award-winning rapper, but he is also a philanthropist and fashion killer. Always uploading the latest looks, the UN Ambassador is always dripping and serving the best in men’s fashion on the gram.
5. Akothee – 925K Followers
Outspoken and loud, Akothee gets attention on and offline. The single mother of 5 has made headlines with her body, outspoken opinions and her interactions with fellow musicians and bloggers. Known as her loose cannon, Akothee keeps it real and her captions make her worth following.
4.Size8Reborn – 997k Followers
It’s only been a few years since Size8 went gospel. Turning her life around was probably the best thing that happened to her, changing her completely. Now reborn, her music, sense of self and interactions with fans has done a full 180. Sharing her faith with fans and followers, Size8 offers some enriching content.
3. Bahati – 1M Followers
Eastlands’ finest Bahati has quite the legion of fans online. While managing his Instagram account, the “Story Yangu” singer keeps followers engaged with music teasers and video content from his reality show “Being Bahati.”
2.Vera Sidika – 1M
Once a socialite, now a musician Vera Sidika’s talents known no bounds. Whether you follow her Instagram account for the sexy selfies or the endless barrage of relationship drama, Sidika does not disappoint.
1.Sauti Sol – 1.2M
The awesome foursome Bien-Aimé Baraza, Willis Chimano, Savara Mudigi, and Polycarp Otieno keep their fans up to date with their lives. With footage of behind the scenes of the world tours, video shoots and random life stuff; Sauti Sol’s music and personalities have driven many to follow them on social media.