High flying genge artist Mejja Okwonkwo also known as ‘Mtoto Wa Khadija’ is a happy man after Opposition Chief The Right Honourable Former Prime Minister Raila Amollo Odinga echoed his creativity on his song ‘Tabia Za Wakenya’.
Through a tweet that has since been retweeted countless times, the ODM Leader picked a line that talks about Kenyan’s poor time management and the love for showing up on time when it’s party time.
“Mejja’s Tabia Za Wakenya hit was playing somewhere this morning and it got me thinking it is true! :Masaa na Mkenya lazima atachelewa lakini sherehe?!… ?
Our Musicians are really creative.
Wonderful week ahead fellow countrymen!” Tweeted The enigma of Kenyan politics on his Twitter handle.
Later on Mejja also reposted a video on his Instagram showing Raila, Siaya Senator cum Senior Counsel James Orengo and Laikipia Governor Nderitu Muriithi jamming to ‘Tabia Za Wakenya’ at a function in Ndakaini.Mejja’s fans rushed to the comment section and joined him in celebration of the new found fame.
“Leo lala na viatu mtu wangu” wrote one fan, “Baba anaenda na rieng??” wrote another user.
Art Of Storytelling
Of late Mejja has been going back to his roots of storytelling which he’s best at. With his recent releases such as Siskii, Tabia Za Wakenya and Siku hizi ni Kubad Mejja reminds us where it all started with hits like Jana Kuliendaje and Landlord which brought out his storytelling skills to the fore.
The former Calif Record’s Star has maintained his grip on the entertainment industry, he’s arguably not only the king of collaborations at the moment but also the most sought after artist as far as gigs are concerned.
His YouTube channel that he recently set up is also a testament of his loyalty with his fans, he currently stands at 209K and still counting.
As electioneering period nears do you think Mejja is being groomed in readiness for his songs being on the campaign trail?
Written By Steve Osaka.