King Kaka on the red carpet of Cannes

King Kaka is at the Cannes Film Festival at the moment.

The ‘dundaing’ rapper posted an image of himself on the red carpet on his Instagram page.

The rapper on the streets of Monaco

His caption read:

A Kenyan in Cannes.
History is made. First Kenyan musician to grace the red carpet in 72years. #CannesFilmFestival

The rapper seating on the beach

Congratulatory comments from fascinated Kenyans including radio presenter Kalekye Mumo and rapper Abbas Kubaff came hard and fast.

Some are below:
abbasdoobeez: 🔥🔥🔥 Hapo sawaaa el budaa!
kalekyemumo: 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 see why I was humbled to be in your presence and huko other local pedestrians won’t even pick my calls 😂😂😂 make moves bro and stay humble 🙌🏾 Gods blessings upon you
therapperkraw_36: Nakukumbuka enzi za “Swahili Shakespeare” sahi uko Cannes,Buda Moves zako zimeweza 🔥🔥
ntwamakini: Jamesbond wa kenya 🔥🔥 uko speed sana
charles_muthui_254: kuna siku pale ku school of law uliendelea kupichapa show ata after kujua hela haikua inatosha ya kukulipa …ur humility bidii na imani I like 👍 juzi tumepatana Kansas leo ni remy kwa helicopter I like the growth 🔥 🔥 🔥 kubwaaaa

Although Kaka might be happy with his achievement as a musician, ‘Rafiki’ director Wanuri Kahiu made Kenyan’s proud last year when she flew the flag high at the festival.

Wanuri Kahiu

The Cannes Film Festival is a prestigious award show that gives its most coveted award, the Palme d’Or, to the best movie of that year.

Palme d'Or
Palme d’Or

King Kaka who is the official Brand Ambassador of Remy Martins joined other celebrities in celebrating the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival.

The rapper on a helipad

Other celebrities attending are; Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Chloe Sevigny, Tilda Swinton and Selena Gomez.

This year’s festival premiered some highly anticipated films including like Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood’.

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