[photo: courtesy of Phyllis Mbuthia] Subukia is known for rivalry with Murang'a in producing secular and gospel artists. Subukia is based in Nakuru county. The following are the popularly known musicians from Subukia: Francis Mwangi. Francis Mwangi popularly known as Franco Wasubu is a superstar associated with Subukia and even included the name in his stage name.
President Uhuru kenyatta associates today have taken their campaigns to Kiambaa constituency to drum up support for their candidate Hon Kariri Njama for the parliamentary seat position in the next week's by-election.The election is scheduled to be conducted on 15th july. President Uhuru's battalions led by Hon Kariri Njama, popular Musicians Samido,Jose Gatutura, Franco Wasubu, Kamoko among others entertained the residents of kiambaa after unveiling their manifestos.
As Kiambaa constituency campaigns intesfies popular Kikuyu musicians have joined Hon Moses Kuria and the UDA aspirant Njuguna wa Wanjiku in a hustler nation 'Mugithi' extravaganza. The extravaganza which is being held at the Havilah Ranch Ruaka town, began at 10.00 Am and is set to go on till late in the evening.
Kikuyu music has gone to a higher level compared to the early days. Musicians have come up with new styles that makes the music more attractive. In the early days, vernacular music was associated with the older men and women. However, young people have also currently embraced the music. With new fashion and styles, these youngsters have rised vernacular music to a higher level. Below is the list of the hottest Kikuyu male secular musicians. 1. Franco Wasubu He is one of stars in benga music. He is referred to
Franco Wasubu is among the leading vernacular (Kikuyu) musician in the country. His musics that brought him to limelight includes Hadija, Wendo wa OCS, Arata Thegethege among many other songs. He had been so quiet of late and most of his fans were thinking maybe he had stopped singing and had ventured in other things.As most musicians do while they see maybe the competition is to high or maybe their songs are not doing that well in the market. They try other things mostly businesses. It is only last week when