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Odd Jobs 10 Kenyan Musicians Were Doing Before They Were Famous


Before all the acclaim and cash, Akothee used to hustle exceptionally difficult to earn a living. In different interviews, Akothee has described how she used to be a cab driver in Mombasa.

Timmy T Dat

Timmy battled for seemingly forever before he delivered the tunes that put him into the spotlight. He used to be a Mitumba (recycled clothes) seller, a Garbage collector, and as a tout before his affection for music at long last paid off.


In case there is one thing Octopizzo has not neglected, it's the place where he came from. The multi-hitmaker used to be a casual laborer "Mjengo" and a hawker in Mombasa before hitting huge.


He left the nation and the Kenyan music scene when he was at the stature of his career. Life turned out to be hard and ended up being a truck driver in the US.


Mejja used to sell groundnuts for miraa darlings. He likewise additionally glued up show banners for musicians like Jua Cali.

King Kaka

His idyllic style of music has acquired him a huge fan base. Notwithstanding, his past was difficult. He used to sell the recycled clothes 'mitumba' to have the option to pay for his music.

Vivian Kenya

Before popularity and cash, Vivian used to hustle on the roads of Nairobi as a sim cards seller in a bid to earn a living. She once described how she could stroll from Nairobi CBD to home in Eastlands and get by without meals.

Khaligraph Jones

Khaligraph's past has not been simple. In a meeting with a neighborhood blog, Khaligraph uncovered how he used to be a bouncer and trash collector before popularity.

Size 8

In a meeting with Kiss FM, Size 8 once uncovered to Shaffie that life was never simple for her when she began her music profession back at Calif Records. She used to be perfect dishes and cook for different musicians at the veteran Kenyan studio professionally.


The Kigeugue hitmaker who is currently a member of parliament for Starehe once shared his story in a 2015 Instagram post saying that he used to sell water.

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