Kenyan Rising Star, Serro to conquer African Music scene

 SERRO is an Afro-fusion Singer, Songwriter and Performer from Kenya who is highly determined to take over the music scene in Africa and the world beyond.

Biography

Serro is out to tell the African story through her Benga and Jazz-fused Afro-Pop sound. Influenced by Yemi Alade, Dela, Sautisol and Winyo, her sound contains hints of kenya traditional folk sounds.

Serro has graced numerous stages, while still pursuing her degree in music at Kenyatta University.

Her larger-than-life stage persona and powerful but fluid voice have made her performances memorable.

Serro had shared the stage with some African mega award winning acts

From Sondeka Festival to Pawa Festival and her own concert (Kasha), she has ended up in the list of “Top Ten Female Artistes.

By the time she was graduating in 2017(with first class honours), serro had shared the stage with award winning acts like Sauti Sol, Wyre and added her mellow vocals to Juma Tutu and the Swahili Jazz Band and Ricky Na Marafiki.

The video to her debut single, Rongai, released in 2016 was selected in Mpasho’s ‘Best Kenyan Music Videos in 2016” The song was produced by Sauti’s Polycarp Otieno and directed by VjOne.

She represented the country in 2015 at an intensive collaborative workshop in South Africa, as one of the two students chose by the music Faculty of Kenyatta University.

The ‘musical storyteller’ has most recently been added to the Sauti Academy Hall of Fame as one of the outstanding alumnus.

How the tabloids size up Serro

“Powerful, that’s the best way to describe her sound and persona.” – Kenyabuzz.com

“Serro is undoubtedly among talented artists from Kenya who are fusing the old and the new sounds from distinct and specific genres with that eclectic Afro Soul flavor.” Afro-way.com

“Soulful…..She is pure talent. Her vocal prowess cannot go unnoticed” – People’s Daily.

Tyrone Robinson

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