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Because of his frequent concerts outside Kenya, Redsan is often called the 'Absentee Dance hall King’ he is often reffered the reggae king of Kenya.

Redsan (real name Swabri Mohammed, 1981-) is a reggae and ragga musician from Kenya. Biography

His first album, Seasons of the San was released in 2002 under Ogopa DJ's label.

Best known tracks on the album are "Julie" and "Wanipa Raha".

Later, he switched label to Southwest Records, where he recorded his second album Red, released in 2004.

It contained hit tracks "Chicken" and "Apakatwe".

His third album, Pioneer, was released in 2006, with singles such as "Kenyan" and "Touch".

After establishing his studio, Dirtty Sounds Redsan signed former Southwest head Producer Maich Blaq to head his record label.

He has signed several artistes including Prof, whose debut single 'Nataka Nijue' ruled Kenyan charts for six weeks.

Proff's second single, Data, was on top of the Kenyan charts for very long time.

Redsan has extensively toured several times in the US and Europe, resulting to the Kenyan media referring to him as the 'Absentee Dance hall King" as he is always on tour outside the county.



Seasons of the San (2002)

Red (2004)

Pioneer (2006)

Versatility (2009)



2005 Chaguo La Teeniez - Best Male Artiste

2005 Kisima Music Awards Best Reggae/Ragga


2003 Kora Awards - Most Promising African Male.

2004 Kora Awards - Best East African Male Artist

2006 Tanzania Music Awards - Best East African Album (Pioneer)

2006 Pearl of Africa Music Awards - Best Kenyan Male Artiste.

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