This is a list of best artist management companies in Kenya. These are companies that handle or manage the day to day business affairs of artists and map out both long term and short term plans that will see the growth and success of a particular artist.
Most of the artist managers in Kenya are unrecognised despite tirelessly working behind the scenes to ensure the success of an artist. They play a pivotal role in the overall growth of an artist/artistes.
Here is a list of the best artist management companies in Kenya.
1. Kaka Empire
The main man behind the company is popular rapper Kennedy Ombima alias, King Kaka. He is the founder of the empire that has been behind the success of artists such as Timmy Tdat, Femi One, DJ Jr, Owago Onyiro, DJ Leqs, Pascal Tokodi and Arrow Boy. It also comprises of a clothing line and a recording studio that boasts of renowned music producers in the country.
Contacts: +254 740 347 337
2. Taurus Musik
Taurus Musik is the entertainment branch of the Play Group Limited. It doubles up as an artiste management label and a production studio. The label is behind the success of Kenya’s finest musicians such as Kagwe Mungai, Trina Mungai, Ivlyn Mutua and Gin Ideal.
Contact: +254 704 902 511
3. Fast Cash Music Group
The label is owned by dancehall artiste KRG the Don. It offers audio-visual and talent management services. This is where fast rising musician Arrow Boy horned his skills before moving to Kaka Empire.
Contacts: +254 711 493 184
4. MOB Entertainment
It provides full-service artist management solutions for a variety of music business clients.
Contact: +254 020 444 0099
5. System Unit Africa
It is a reputable company under the leadership of gospel disc jockey DJ MO. It does event management, talent management and productions.
Contact: +254 721 295 042
6. 254 Entertainment Ltd
The company was established in 2008 and has over the years offered professional talent management services. It has managed all sorts of performers and entertainers such as musicians, disc jockeys, dancers, comedians, acrobats and cheerleaders.
Contact: +254 736 254 254
7. ATL Entertainment Kenya
ATL Kenya offers artist management services, music production, video coverage and editing services. The company’s head is renowned video producer and director Ritchie G.
Contact: 0714 525 296
8. A1 Entertainment
It is one of the best event, concert and artist management companies located in Kenya. The company manages popular gengetone group Ethic Entertainment.
Contact: +254 723 829 381
9. MRX Media Limited
MRX Media is a top talent management company that mainly focuses on discovering fresh talents in Kenya. It is home to the biggest genegetone group in Kenya, Sailors 254, who are behind hits such as Wamlambez, Pekejeng, Wainame, Jesu ni Mwathani and Queen B Machine.
Contacts: +254 704 494 725
10. Dreamland Music Empire
It is another top artist management company owned by veteran producer Dr Eddie, who is behind the success of Otile Brown who was once signed under the label before quitting.
Location: Kiambu Road
Contact: +254 724 216 191
11. Shirko Media
Location: Next To Garmaco Properties, Ganjoni, Mombasa
Contact: +254 790 689 378
12. Hailemind Entertainment
It is an entertainment and creative company offering audio production and talent management services. The company once managed Kenya’s top female singer Nadia Mukami before her contract came to an end. It currently manages another top female singer known as Jovial.
Contacts: +254 713 340 534
13. Genius Entertainment Group
Genius Group is one of the leading gospel entertainment outfits in Kenya. It is an all round entertainment stable comprising of a DJ unit, DJ Academy, recording studio and a dance unit. The stable is owned by top gospel disc jockey DJ Sadic who double as an artist manager, having managed gospel artists such as Weezdom, Dar Mjomba, Redemption and a notable number of fast rising gospel DJs.
Contacts: +254 705 423 248, +254 705 841 806
- Pine Creek Records
- Grandpa Government
- Pacho Entertainment/Naiboi Worldwide