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Genre: gengetone

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Parent Genre: World/Traditional

Gengetone is a popular music genre in Kenya that emerged in the mid-2010s. It is characterized by a fusion of hip-hop, dancehall, and African rhythms, with lyrics that often address social issues and everyday life in urban areas. The genre has gained a large following among young people in Kenya and has been credited with revitalizing the local music industry.


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List of gengetone artists

Here is a list of gengetone artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the gengetone genre. You can find out what gengetone genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 44 326698
2 50 662651
3 45 213150
4 39 257589
5 33 182939
6 35 38537
7 26 77240
8 28 121324
9 40 158092
10 39 75863
11 39 112477
12 31 24172
13 29 35954
14 39 276812
15 36 112286
16 27 41541
17 36 268948
18 23 14090
19 35 167696
20 28 64477
21 34 10023
22 18 8251
23 31 42683
24 29 53549
25 15 10810
26 30 11295
27 12 2330
28 27 41362
29 24 25182
30 23 14289
31 23 40567
32 19 12816
33 21 46666
34 6 2598
35 21 49588
36 20 4308
37 20 4463
38 20 45788
39 20 31536
40 19 2227
41 19 38
42 18 20429
43 15 1169
44 15 37799
45 14 6675
46 13 9237
47 13 622
48 13 4776
49 13 9016
50 12 908
51 11 5155
52 9 3805
53 9 221
54 8 2224
55 7 749
56 7 184
57 7 2660
58 6 11075
59 6 455
60 5 36
61 5 515
62 5 4235
63 4 1279
64 4 213
65 4 535
66 4 1311
67 3 76
68 3 348
69 3 1558
70 3 2554
71 3 2608
72 3 665
73 2 7427
74 2 1874
75 2 1618
76 2 3612
77 1 152
78 1 379
79 1 265
80 1 42
81 1 92

gengetone playlist created by Chosic

Enjoy this playlist of popular gengetone music. We made this playlist using an algorithm created by our team.