Digital media had not been fully embraced by most Kenyan artists until March 2020 when corona came, forcing the government to ban shows and public gatherings.
The move forced several artists to embrace digital media with YouTube channels being one of the most preferred.
This article reviews top YouTube channels that thrilled Kenyans during the lockdown period:
Cleaning The Airwaves (CTA)
With over 45,000 subscribers, CTA is one of the best musical YouTube channels in the country. The channel is run by Astar and shares the life journey of top musicians in the country.
Betty Kyalo Lately
Her channel has over 138,000 subscribers. In the channel, Betty shares her day to day life, business family, and much more. Through the channel, we’ve been able to see a different side of Betty we don’t know.
The channel is run by comedian MC Jessy. Through the channel, MC Jessy interviews influential people in society drawing key lessons fans can learn from different celebrities and their journeys.
The channel launched in March is currently one of the most followed in the country. His channel is unique as it focuses on sharing his life story with his audience. It has over 170,000 subscribers.
Launched in March 2020, the channel is arguably one of the fastest-growing in Kenya. Jalang’o uses the channel to interview guests and tell inspirational stories. The channel has over 278,000 subscribers.