The Kikuyu Benga industry is among the most competitive here in the country. Famous names have dominated it for a long time now, but new names have risen and are proving to be more strong than those who have remained in it for years. Samidoh is such, not So old musicians who have kept the progress. His YouTube channel is a clear comparison with international artists and who use English as their media of communication.
(YouTube screenshot, showing Samidoh key songs with over a million views)
Samidoh has had one of the huge online audience. His songs have topped the trend in most streamed music in YouTube here in Kenya. Almost all Samidoh's hit songs have hit millions of views. Making him one of the biggest artists here in the country and in the East African region, despite his Kikuyu language being the major mode of music. No other musician in the Benga industry here in kenya seem to have an audience like that one.
(Photo: courtesy Facebook, Churchill show page)
In his yesterday interview with Churchill, a show that aired on NTV. Samidoh relates his success to God, he is thankful to God for making him achieve such a huge milestone at his age. Samidoh who doubles as a cop is a disciplined musician who uses respectful lyrics in his music. His talent and hardwork are some of the major qualifications that make him the real King of Benga. Having have shared a podium with Diamond Platinum and Otile Brown before, Samidoh is a true reflection of what talent can do. Uplifting one to higher heights. Samidoh revelation of his cancelled tour to Germany due to Corona pandemic, show an artist who is not only accepted here in Kenya but internationally.
(Photo; courtesy, Samidoh Facebook page)
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