Any music lover to find out how sound, creativity, arrangement and other music-making skills have changed in 2022 thanks to various music producers putting Rwandan music on the world map. I can.
From hip-hop producers to zouks and R&B beatmakers, The New Times highlights some of the best music producers of 2022 based on the hits they’ve produced, production touches, awards, nominations, and more.
Of the two hits on Rwanda’s airwaves and television, one is tagged “Eleeh.” This is the tag team of the 23-year-old, who is one of Rwanda’s best music producers behind most of the hits produced in 2022.
The young star, born Fred Robinson Mugisha, will produce hits in 2022, including Chris Easy’s “Inana,” Christopher’s “Hashtag,” “Bashi Soli,” and Kenny Sol’s “Joli.” did.
Element also won Recording Producer of the Year at the Isango na Muzika Awards 2022.
Kenny Vibz has become an Afrobeat powerhouse since he started producing for Kivumbi King.
You know that hit with the famous tag team (Kenny On The Beat!). Records like Nillan’s ‘Nonstop’ and his Confy’s ‘Comfirm’ are just a few to mention from his catalog, the most recent being Kivumbi’s club his banger ‘Salute’. .”
Kenny’s production touch and musical arrangements are unique to most Rwandan artists and producers.
Bailey’s breakout single everyone thought drill was his main genre, but he seemed to be experimenting with his sound and soul searching.
With the help of fellow musicians, he has transformed into one of Rwanda’s most diversified prospects. His best project so far is Ish Kevin and his Ycee’s ‘Clout’, a hard drill banger released on Ish Kevin’s Trappish mixtape 2.
From Ariel Wayz’s “Demo” to “Sad Boys,” the young producer is just getting started, and it’s safe to say that Rwanda’s drills and traps are in safe hands.
With a meaty roster, Santana Sauce serves every artist he’s worked with equally, foreshadowing Ariel Wayz’s second EP, where he tackles the most trending song “Bad.” I was. The project debuted at #1 in Rwanda.
Known for standing out for his work and now signed to Hi5 Studios, Santana was the brains behind Bwiza’s “Ready,” a single track that toured the local music scene and brought Bwiza to the region. made it a star. He also played a major role in the rise of various musicians such as Niyo Bosco, Juno Kizigenz.
Anthony Moses, also known as Ehlers, is the youngest Rwandan producer with Afro rap, drill, trap and hip-hop themes. The 19-year-old is basically the guy to go to if you want to fuse your sound into trap. The producer has worked with numerous artists and has his hit smash “Intare” to his name and he’s on the run. On Loudsound’s latest album “Rwanda Rw’ejo 2”, most of his 16 songs in the project were created.
He has also collaborated with Ish Kevin on his new EP which includes the trendiest track he has produced, ‘Long Way’.