mau from nowhere is a Kenyan-British multidisciplinary artist and musician currently based in Nairobi.
His self-produced sound draws from a foundation of hip hop, R&B and Indie to create an alternative sonic blend that is uniquely his own. Drawing inspiration from the likes of Obongjayar, Little Simz and Bloc Party, mau from nowhere aims to explore new sounds while balancing storytelling and world building through his process.
Named one of the best new artists on the continent in 2022 by NATIVE Magazine, mau from nowhere’s intrepid sound and vivid lyrics have caught the eyes of Okay Africa, Galore and Forbes to name a few, and his debut album has already been named one of NATIVE Magazine “14 Projects the NATIVE is looking forward to in 2023”. mau from nowhere also features as one of the fifteen artists selected for Drummr Africa’s premier collective pan-African music album, Yamen Yamen.