Kenya’s finest and rap legend, Octopizzo recently dropped hot track, “Oliel” off his fortcomingcoming 5th album.
Henry Ohanga popularly known as Octopizzo, is an award-winning Kenyan rapper and songwriter. Growing up on the streets of Kibera, Octopizzo was influenced by rap artistes like Jay Z and Nas. This soon led to an earnest pursuit of a career in music.
Octopizzo began his musical journey by recording and releasing mixtapes. His debut mixtape, “S.O.N” (Strugglers of Nairobi) released in 2008, was the bestselling mixtape in Kenyan hip hop in 2008. He soon followed this with two others, “Y.G.B” (Young Gifted and Black) in 2009, and “The White Shadow” in 2010.
Aside music, Octopizzo is also the CEO of Chocolate City (Kibera) Tours, as well as the founder and Executive Director at Octopizzo Foundation which believes in untying young people from the shackles of desperation through the uniting ingredients of Creativity, Art, Music and Sports.
The young activist, Octopizzo is the founder of Refugee Art program dubbed “Artist for Refugee” with UNHRC and Ambassador for Awareness on violence against women and girls.
He has performed in numerous major events across the world including the Shambala Festival in UK, Sauti za Busara Festival in Zanzibar, Safaricom Live, Kenyan Night in Dubai, Reepabhan festival Hamburg, Coca cola world cup tour and more.
The actor, Octopizzo, also starred in Shuga season 2 on MTV and is well known for songs like “Noma Ni”, “Nu Afrika”, “Young Puffy”, “BITD” and more.
Octopizzo showcases his versatility and simplicity on “Oliel” and delivers a performance worthy of commendation.
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