Apart from journalists like Mohammed Ali of Jicho Pevu, Gathoni Wa Muchomba, Jubilee Party Secretary General among others who were very celebrated journalists before joining politics, musicians have also followed the trend. This is not just in Kenya but in other countries in Eastern Africa too.
1. CHARLES NJAGUA KANYI (JAGUAR)
Charles Njagua is known to many by his stage name 'Jaguar'. Before becoming the member of Parliament for the Starehe Consitituency, Nairobi County, Jaguar was a very popular musician. He has still been engaging himself with musical activities but at a minimal.
He is known for popular hit songs like; Kigeugeu
Now Honourable Sarah Wambui Kimunyi, is a nominated Member of County Assembly (MCA) of Kiambu County. Some of her popular Kikuyu songs are; Ngutura Ngugocaga, Ndibei among others.
3. PROFESSOR JAY
He is a Tanzanian artist and a member of Parliament in the Tanzanian where he represents the people of Mikumi Constituency.
4. BOBI WINE
He is a very popular musician and politician in Uganda.
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