King of Genge music Jua Cali

DStv chats to the King of Genge Jua Cali on his life lessons and his upcoming fourth album

Kenyan rapper Jua Cali is best known as the King of Genge. He’s one of Kenya’s most respected rappers first breaking big after his debut release, Ruka. Now, he’s on the new season of Coke Studio Africa that airs Sundays at 21:30 on MTV Base (322). On the show, he was paired in music mash ups with Nigerian songstress Yemi Alade.

In an exclusive interview with us, he gushed over Yemi: “She’s a cool chic and wanted to know everything about Genge.” Jua Cali talks about his roots from a simple hood to the world and how he is reaching out to his fans across Africa in Swahili and Sheng.

To listen to more authentic beats from East Africa, tune in to Wakilisha with DJ Tass, every Wednesday at 23:00 on Maisha Magic East.

The Kwaheri rapper also reveals more on his current music projects plus his upcoming fourth album and the five life lessons that have shaped his career. Watch out for his punch lines in the video: