Barack Oduor is an Independent Journalist and African music archivist. He researches and reviews benga music. He has an in-depth interest in politics and governance. Oduor holds a Diploma in Education and is currently pursuing Bachelors in Mass Media and Communication. He formerly worked as news Correspondent for Nation Media Group.
Although hailed as an astute Luo rumba artiste by music reviewers in newspapers and magazines, few are aware of the musician’s first compositions that were in pure paced benga and why he chose to do almost all his songs again with tunes of rumba.