Rising music teenager star Daniel Simiyu popularly known as Dantenz 254 is the new kid on the block. The form three student, who has recorded over four songs is set to do eight collabos with artistes from Kenya, Nigeria, Cameroon, South Africa, Jamaica, Rwanda and Ivory Coast.
Dantez, who’s signed under Maliza Umaskini record label will release his first album in December this year.
Speaking to Mpasho, the management said the singer sticks to school calendar and only travels to South Africa to record songs during school holidays.
Talking about his future investment, the management said,
“FOR NOW WE ARE INVESTING IN HIS EDUCATION. MALIZA UMASKINI HAS GIVEN HIM A SCHOLARSHIP UP TO UNIVERSITY. WHEN HE STARTS EARNING FROM HIS MUSIC WE WILL COME UP WITH AN INVESTMENT PLAN FOR HIM IN CONJUNCTION WITH HIS MOTHER.”
The teenager came to the limelight in 2018 after Maliza Umaskini Foundation came to his rescue. He was living in Kitale with his siblings and struggling single mother, who was the sole breadwinner of the family after losing his father.
Other youngsters who’re still in school and already and going places despite their young age include; Amani G, Wendy Waeni, Nikita Kering