We take a look at the top ten young Kisii celebrities who have made it big in the local showbiz industry..
Walter “Nyambane” Mongare
Stand-up Comedy in Kenya was popularized by Nyambane when he was part of the Reddykyulass trio. Nyambane rose to fame thanks to his portrayal of former President Daniel Arap Moi. He later hosted Kiss FM Morning show with Radio Queen Caroline Mutoko before moving to other stations. He has been appointed to head the communication department in Nairobi County before being hounded out of office for being allegedly arrogant.
She is arguably the biggest female celebrity from Kisii county. Sheila Kwamboka shot to fame when she represented Kenya in the Big Brother Africa reality show. She is a radio Presenter on Homeboyz radio and an acclaimed artiste.
Angela Angwenyi has a voice to die for. She hosts the Morning Drive Show on 96.3 Easy FM and a director at Chocolate City Music Label.
Smallz Lethal (Smallz Mshamba Mwenza)
His characteristic hard hitting lines in Kisii fused with a pinch of Swahili and English has elevated Smallz Lethal to the status of the undisputed Kisii hip hop king. His witty lines have made Kisii music compete with the best nationally. A collaboration with Nanaa, the Afro-artist, will be such a revelation. He is also the director of The Director Of Hip Hop Hookup.
Nyashinski (Nyamari Ongegu)
Nyashiski is arguably the most lethal rappers in Kenya and by extension the East African region. He was part of the Kleptomaniax trio that churned hits after hits before he went solo. The talented artist has proved to be a heavyweight after releasing ‘Now You Know’ that is receiving massive airplay in local TV and Radio stations.His latest hit ‘Mungu Pekee’ has over 2 million views on You Tube.
Afro-fusion is a genre that is fast gaining a foothold in Kenya. Kisii most visible Afro fusion artist is Nanaa who has an album out that is receiving favorable airplay in the local media. She next single promise to be exciting and is sure to receive massive airplay.
She is the brains behind Diaspora Entertainment and Recognition Awards (DEAR) and a founding member of one of the most successful free dating site in the diaspora. Through http://www.lapassion.us/, Pam Mogaka has provided Kenyans in the diaspora a platform to connect with potential soulmates. DEAR Awards celebrates Kenyans who have excelled in different fields. Also read: One On One With The Celebrated Pam Mogaka
He is definitely one of the best writers to have ever emerged from Kenya. He has penned awarding winning novellas and he is not about to stop. Mochama has been described as a Mad Poet, Brilliant writer, and lover of Vodoski. He has a column on The Standard and Nairobian.
Dennis Onsarigo is one of the few investigative journalists in Kenya. He currently works at KTN.
Alex Apoko aka Ringtone is of the most popular Gospel artiste to have emerged from Kisii County. He is said to be super rich owning a house in Runda and top of the range cars.
She rose to fame thanks to her oversized b0@ty and posing nud3. Corazon Kwamboka now enjoys a near fanatical following in Kenya. Corazon Kwamboka is in the same league with Vera Sidika and Huddah Munroe.
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