The music industry in Kenya has grown tremendously over time and it requires competent production labels to satisfy the rising demand and to also take it into a new whole level i.e international level. A musician needs to be signed under a production label for quality music production and to get a major breakthrough to a larger audience.
Production studios labels play a major role in promoting musician and his music. In no particular order, here are some of the best music production studios in Kenya.
It’s owned by legendary Kenyan Music Producer Eric Musyoka. It has produced hits for various established musicians in the country such as P Unit, Nonini, Sauti Sol and Elani.
2. OGOPA DJs
Famed for 90’s hits and for being a recording label for the late E-Sir, Ogopa DJs was one of the top music production studios and has never tired. It’s still producing hits for thousands of fans out there.
3. CALLIF RECORDS
Famous for the Kenyan Genge music, Calif has for a long time been consistent in producing quality and has seen talents such as Jua Cali record their hits at the place.
4. .MAIN SWITCH PRODUCTIONS
Main Switch Studios is a Record Label formed under the Main Switch group LTD owned by Philip Makanda. They offer the Multimedia Content Production, Recording Studios for Music production Creation of audiovisual content.
Some of the notable works of Mainswitch are like Take It Slow among many others.
Na tuko Pacho kwani boss iko nini? Goes the famous studio signature of Pacho Entertainment where many of East African Hits like Welle Welle Remix , Gudi Gudi , Dus Nyau and many others have been made.
The genius brains behind Pacho Entertainment are its able producers, talented artist and fundamentally a gifted CEO, Naiboi.
Pacho Entertainment proves itself as an unrivaled house when it comes to quality production, artist marketing, branding and many more dealings that the label does.
6.STILL ALIVE RECORDS
Still Alive Records is an audio and video production powerhouse located in Nairobi.The production house majors on the production of gospel music-audio and video as well as other audio-visual projects. Some of the artists that are products of Still Alive Records include Ringtone, Bahati, Mercy Masika, Christina Shusho, LJ Maasai, Mr. Vee, the late Kaberere among others.
PrinceCam is a gospel production studio too that has produced a lot of songs in the gospel field and continues to get new more artistes in the country.
Creamvision has produced big hits for most gospel musicians and continues to do well in the industry over time.
Sub Sahara Studio – It’s known for the production of Camp Mulla’s hit songs.