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Bio

Karun is a Nairobi Based R&B musician making waves in the growing alternative scene. Her current sound fits snuggly into this era of borderless pop music, weaving soulful RnB vocals and Pop songwriting over eclectic production choices.

 

Her career may have started started with the BET nominated hip-hop group Camp Mulla in her early teens, but since the group disbanded, she has been on her own steady trajectory, crafting her sound and creating her own path.

Karun’s solo catalogue consists of notable R&B singles such as “Here With Me” & “Catch A Vibe”, both are Afro-pop inspired love songs off her sophomore EP of the same title. Karun is well known for her song “Glow Up”, a body-positive, femme anthem which was premiered on Mr Eazi’s Empawa Africa program. She has also recently featured on songs with Grammy award winning artists such as Juls’ on “Say You Love Me”, and Savara of Sauti sol’s “VIBRATION”.

 

For one so young, Karun is a tour de force. She has made notable career strides such as being featured on Forbes Top 30 Under 30 Africa list (2019), won awards such as "R&B artist of the year" at the Cafe Ngoma Awards, and awarded an Afrima nomination in 2021.

 

She has also had songs that landed on TV shows such as Fox TV’s “The Resident” (S02E12), and collaborated with Focusrite on their official Scarlett 2i2 promo and more.

 

Above all Karun’s music is honest, and meditative as she aims to inspire young artists to walk their own path and create timeless music.