Redsan, whose real name is Mohammed Swabri is one of Kenya's most popular artistes. He is known as East Africa's king of dancehall. He is known to do ragga and dancehall music.
Mohammed entered the music scene after winning the Star Search competition at Nairobi’s Carnivore in 1998. After doing some opening acts for Hardstone, he became one of the famous Ogopa Deejays' first artistes. He had joined up with Lucas Bikedo from Sing Sounds, who then formed Ogopa DJ’s. He then formed the original East African Bashment Crew with Chameleon and Bebe Cool, both of Ugandan origin.
His breakthrough debut, 2003 Seasons of the San churned out nine hits alone. On Southwest Records,he released his second album Red in 2004. His third album, Pioneer, was released in 2006.
After many hit songs, he left Ogopa to form his own label called Dutty Sounds. The label focuses on dancehall, hip hop and R&B musicians. Redsan's career has been marred by various feuds, especially another premier Kenya musician, Prezzo. He is being produced by Monalisa, an outfit based in Miami, USA.