Exclusive list of East African Musicians who are also Members of Parliament
- Joseph Mbilinyi (born 1 May 1972), known for his stage names Mr. II and Sugu and 2-proud , is one of the founders of the hip hop music scene in Tanzania. At the 2010 Tanzanian general elections, honorable Mbilinyi successfully vied for Mbeya Urban constituency parliamentary seat for CHADEMA.
- Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu popularly known as Bobi Wine, is a Ugandan philanthropic musician as well as a politician. In April 2017, he announced his candidacy for parliament in an upcoming by-election for the Kyaddondo East Constituency. His house to house walk campaign played a vital role in his political success.
- Joseph Haule (born December 29, 1975), popularly known as Professor Jay, is a
Tanzanian hip hop artist and a successful politician. At the 2015 Tanzanian general elections, Professor Jay successfully vied for Mikumi constituency parliamentary seat for CHADEMA.
- Charles Njagua Kanyi, popularly known as Jaguar , is arguably wealthiest and big-hearted Kenyan Musician. On 8 August, 2017 Jaguar was elected in hotly contested competition as a Member of Parliament for Starehe constituency.