Eric Wainaina has released four studio albums, “Sawa Sawa” (2001), “Twende Twende” (2006), “Love and Protest” (2011), and “Dreams In Stereo” (2018).
He also has a long-standing career in musical theatre. In 2004, he wrote and co-starred in “Mo Faya.” The musical was staged for 8 week at the GoDown Arts Centre before a 52 show tour between 2007 and 2008.
In November 2016, he established The Nairobi Musical Theatre Initiative to offer African artists new and alternative models for creating musicals. The initiative has catalyzed the creation of 11 Kenyan musicals.
In 2018, he adapted Tinga Tinga Tales into a musical before presenting it at the New Victory Theatre on Broadway in New York.