Most Kenyan artists are famous with their stage names until their original names haven't been know. The reason why the real names are not famous may be the names are Abit funny or the may not be interested in people knowing their true identity.
In this article I bring you real names of some of your favorite artist
1. Size 8 - Linet Munyali
She was a secular musicians till recently she got saved most of her music which is known is the gospel part which has brought her to the limelight.Her gospel hits include Mateke, Moto, Yuko na Wewe, Jemedari, Afadhali Yesu and Pale Pale.
2. Octopizzo - Henry Ohanga
Octopizzo is a famous one and only hippop music star. He is the Jay z of Kenya.He originates from Kibera.
3. Avirl - Judith Nyambura Mwangi
Avirl is one successful songwriter, actress and entertainer . Her work has earned her many ards just to mention a few include Nzumari Award, Kisima Music Award, Golden Mic Award and two Chaguo La Teeniez Awards.
4. Nameless - David Mathenge
He is not nameless he is called David Mathenge .He holds a degree in Architecture from the University of Nairobi making him the most learned artists. He is married to Wahu, a fellow musician.
5. Bahati - Kevin Kioko
He joined music industry in 2012,when he decided to join music. His first single sing"Siku ya Kwanza" made him a star almost instantly.In 2014, he won the Groove award for the best male gospel singer. His other hit songs include mama.
Other popular Kenyan musicians and their real names include:
1.Daddy Owen - Owen Mwatia
2.Redsan- Sabri Muhammed
3.Amani- Cecilia Wairimu
4.Nonini- Hubert Nakitare
5.Ruffton- Roy Smith Mwatia
6.Wyre- Kevin Waire
7.Willy Paul - Abubakar Radidi Opondo
8.Frasha- Francis Hamisi
9.Kidum- Jean Nimbone
10.Jua Kali- Paul Nunda
11.Khaligraph Jones- Brian Robert Ouko
12.Gabu - Gabriel Kagundu
13.Rabbit- Kevin Onimba
14.Kenrazy- Kenneth Aketch Oluoch
15. Dk Kwenye Beat- David Kilonzo
16.King Kaka – Kennedy Ombima
17.Huddah Monroe – Alhuda Njoroge
18.Njugush – Timothy Kimani
19.Femi One – Wanjiku Kimani
20.Naiboi – Michael Clevar Odhiambo
21.Timmy Tdat – Timothy Owuor
22.DJ Sadic – Marvin Sande
23.Churchill – Daniel Ndambuki
24.Willy Paul – Wilson Abubakar Radido
25.Daddy Owen – Owen Mwatia
26.Vera Sidika – Vera Sidika Mung’asia
27.DJ Joe Mfalme – Joseph Mwenda Munoru
28.Chipukeezy – Vincent Muasya
29.DJ Wesley – Wesley Yegon
30.DJ Moz – Moses Mathenge
31.DJ Krowbar – Fredrick Karumba Ngatia
32.Nyota Ndogo – Mwanaisha Abdalla
33.Akothee – Esther Akoth.
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