These are the Kenyan celebrities who were once known for spreading the word of God, but now most of them are some of the biggest secular artistes, not only in Kenya but worldwide.
Yes, I mean globally.
1. Midigi Savara
This gentleman who’s currently a band member of the award-winning Sauti Soul Afri-band was a gospel dancer. He appeared on Daddy Owen’s video some years back before he met his current band mates. (Read post below)
Yes, the MTV award winner was apparently also a gospel artiste before her “Sitishiki” hit around 2005. Her first song “Niangalie” which was apparently the gospel track was even featured on the famous TV show “Turning Point” after CBN’s Victor Oladoku noticed it.
3. Khaligraph Jones
Before he became the baba yao that we know today, Khali was once in a gospel group together with Hope Kid before he decided to come dethrone Octopizzo, Rabbit and all those rappers who call themselves ‘Kings’.
4. Big Ted
The not so Big Guy. This gentleman who’s nowadays rubbing shoulders with who’s and who’s in the corridors of power was once in a gospel group together with the late CEO of Trublaq, Big Kev and MC Elsie. The group was known as Rap Community.
Before Ivo Ivo and the rest of his secular jams became nation hits, octopizzo was a gospel artistes, In fact, we will share with you some of his gospel tracks soon.