This is basically due to their Nilotic dialect. Many Nilotic languages notably Luo Language lack instances whereby the speaking adherents experience difficulties in pronouncing certain letters. This makes English very easy for them to speak.. This is also because their languages are very hard to speak. Luo being notable is a very difficult language with weary some dictions, monosyllables and tongue twisters. This straightens and makes the tongues of these tribesmen very loose and thus able to rap fast.
Hip Hop and rap is basically about telling a story of transition from humble beginnings to extremely affluent and profligate a lifestyle. Luis poses these pragmatically firstly due to their struggle for getting their leader Raila Odinga to presidential power. This has seen their Geographical Native location- Nyanza Province in Kenya being sidelined and marginalised in terms of development, resources and infrastructure. This ambience creates hate only better expressed by Hip Hop and Rap. These factors also made a large population of the tribe’s people to migrate to urban centres seeking employment only ending up to being the largest slum population. And we both know that Hip Hop came from the Ghettos.
Secondly it is nature for Luo men to flaunt wealth and extremely floss of achievements and spend indiscriminately; a characteristic widely associated with Hip Hop artists. Many of the highly acclaimed Kenyan Luo rappers are-
King Kaka – Rabbit
Another distinguishing characteristic about them is that they hail from renowned Kenyan Slums such as Kibera, Kariobangi South, Dandora.
It has also been statistically postulated that Luo Men poses phenotypically stentorian deep/husky voices . This makes them well bred for rapping.
Their IQ is also perceived to be high drawing facts from the large number of Luo intellectuals and top notch minds in very large job posts in Kenya. This is also expressed in the intelligent lyrics that these rappers have, ; This may be attributed to their staple diet- fish which contains Cod Liver Oil- A major ingredient in brain boosters.
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