Mashujaa day is here again with us. Celebrating our heroes is such a joy and with harsh economic times in our country, there are tracks that still remind us how unique and special we are.
These great inspirational tracks always make us hold it together as Kenyans. These are the Shujaaz behind the patriotic tracks that make us proudly Kenyan:
1.Rufftone and the GSU-Mungu Baba:
This track from Rufftone and GSU helped in bringing back peace after the 2013 elections. It was timely and professionally done.’
Mungu Baba’ was accompanied by the National Youth Orchestra of Kenya and Tuvuke Youth Initiative,It still is one of the biggest track done by Rufftone.
2.Leyla-Wimbo Wa Historia:
Little known talented artiste, Leyla surprised Kenyans in 2018 with the remake of an old favorite”Wimbo wa Historia”.The release went viral with over a million views on Youtube.
This is one of the biggest Patriotic tracks ever made in Kenya. Eric Wainaina made a huge impact on the song that really inspired Kenyans especially after the 2007 Post-election Violence, Westgate and Dusit Terror attacks.
4. Roger Whittaker-My Land is Kenya:
Written by a Kenyan -born British Songwriter, The award-winning Rodger Whittaker praises the beautiful land of Kenya, the wonderful landscapes and the warm welcoming people. The song has been redone on memorable occasions. The Moipet quartet performed the song at President Uhuru’s inauguration in 2013.
This track celebrates Kenyan and athletes representing in the world. It offers great pride and with recording ‘Coming Home’ , Nameless really made a huge statement as it was well-received by Kenyans. It is always played when Kenyans have made us proud in Athletics.
6.Avril and Trapee-Najivunia
The duo sing praises of different cultures and sing of how they are proud to be Kenyans.
7.Nyashinski, Sauti Sol, Avril, Dela-Kenya Yetu:
The song was first performed at the Coke Studio in 2017.It was a collabo of music heavyweights like Sauti Sol and Nyashinski. The track shower praises the Kenyan Security Forces and calls for unity and celebrate the elements that make Kenyans unique.