• 'Only the people who were close to me believed in me and I was OK with it.' - Shaniqwa

Shaniqwa in a dress
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Kenyan crossdresser, Kevin Mwangi alias Shaniqwa, has opened up on how people have always assumed he is gay.

Speaking during an interview on Ilikuwaje, he said,

''Back in the day, I used to be affected. I would be insulted in my DM, people are stressed out here and they release it on you but now people are used to it (my character.)

Everywhere I went people thought I was gay. They did not want to listen to my explanations. Only the people who were close to me believed in me. and I was OK with it.'

Shaniqwa rose to fame in 2015 thanks to his 'Ntakumurder' slang. Shaniqwa is among the most prominent Kenyan entertainers who cross-dress during their skits, despite being straight. 

Others include Comedian, Eric omondi, Tyler Perry, etc. He is currently creating content on his YouTube channel. 

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