Mombasa born artist Mohammed Ali Said alias Masauti has been named among the top 10 most streamed Kenyan artistes on music steaming site Boomplay beating Gengetone heavyweights such as Ethic entertainment and Sailors.
Masauti emerged fourth slightly behind Willy Paul who took the number one position, Nyashinski and Sauti Sol who came in second and third respectively.
King Kaka, Khaligraph Jones, Evelyn Wanjiru, Arrow Boy and Ethic Entertainment, also joined the list of Kenya’s Top 10 Trending and Most Listened to Artistes in 2019.
In terms of the most streamed songs, Masauti’s “ipepete” came in second after “mmh” by Rayvanny and Willy Paul.
“Radio Love” by Arrow Boy feat. Nadia Mukami came third with fourth position taken by Moji Shortbabaa’s “Vimbada” with Jabidii. Others in the Top 10 Most Streamed Kenyan Songs of 2019 include “Narudisha” by Gloria Muliro at position 5, “Pandana” by Ethic Entertainment at number 7 and “Mungu Mkuu” by Gloria Muliro at number 9. Nyashinski with “Marathon Runner”, “Mungu Pekee” and “Free” took positions 6, 8 and 9.
Masauti has risen to become a household name over the past two years.