IN THE CHARTS
6 times in the Global Top 40
August 2021 #19 - Global Top 40 Tipona (video)
August 2021 #15 - Global Top 40 Piny Ngero (video)
August 2021 #18 - Global Top 40 Ongogo (track)
Photo by: Rapasa Nyatrapasa Otieno
About: Rapasa ,Nyatiti and light
Rapasa is a singer, songwriter, multi instrumentalist, music educator and contemporary dancer. He is an advocate of traditional music. He plays several indigenous instruments to East Africa. His principal instrument is nyatiti, an eight-string lyre which has travelled along the Nile with the Lüo community who plays this instrument and whose people have now settled along the shores of Nam Lolwe (known as Lake Victoria) where Rapasa is from. Through its storytelling, his music gives an insight into our ancestor’s wisdom and is very focused on this heritage. He has in depth knowledge and understanding of traditional music particularly from the Lüo customs.