Si Winnie Odinga pekee! Politicians who love showcasing their musical talents

• Others are seasoned politicians who have music skills.

Winnie Odinga with Breeder
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Kenyans are always surprised when their politicians show off some secret skill such as dancing or singing. This past weekend Winnie Odinga did a freestyle that showed off how much of a lyricist she is.

Here is our list of politicians, be they seasoned or newcomers, who can sing.

Winnie Odinga

The daughter of Azimio leader Raila Odinga has severally shown us her rap skills.

This past weekend, she was hanging out with rapper Breeder LW and as they sat in a car, she performed a freestyle as did he.

Winnie Odinga
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In April 2023 in an exclusive interview with Mpasho, Miss Odinga showcased just how well she raps. Her love for rap comes from musical influences like Khaligraph Jones, Trio Mio, Boutross, Wakadinali, Nameless, and Jua Kali.

William Ruto

President William Ruto in September 2020, impressed Kenyans singing in Kikuyu. He was leading a church service and his fluency won over worshippers singing along. Those standing beside him looked on stunned as he sang all the verses.

President William Ruto at his State House office

Johnson Sakaja

The Nairobi governor can pull off any rap song if you give him a chance.

The hunky politician was once a musician and during the lockdown shared a sample of what he can pull off featuring his two adorable sons.

In another instance, Sakaja also showed that he had begun his musical game very early in life. He featured in a gospel song called Save Me Saviour.

Johnson Sakaja

The throwback of the song stunned many who were not aware that he had mad skills.

The cool kid also rapped for Nyashinski to open his YouTube channel, where he freestyled 'Kebs', one of the artistes most popular songs.

Woodley/Kenyatta Golf Course ward MCA Davidson Ngibuini

DNG is a politician who has been in the musical game for a while.

While his focus now is politics delivering his pledges to the electorate using the hashtag Pamoja Tutabadilisha, nonetheless we name him among leaders who have musical backgrounds.

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In 2020, in an interview with Cleaning The Airwaves (CTA), DNG spoke passionately of his self-discovery journey in entertainment where he began to have questions about his faith.

“I questioned my faith, I questioned the dogma or the teachings, the doctrines that I was being taught or that I was being indoctrinated into and I felt that perhaps this is not what I want for myself, so I began what I called them ‘my journey to self-discovery"

CAS Charles Njagua

Jaguar has always thrilled fans with his music, as well as being a philanthropist. Among his popular songs are "Kipepeo", "Kioo", and "One Centimeter".

Jaguar, Miss Barakeilla
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Langata MP Phelix Odiwours beginnings were in comedy plus acting. He is an excellent Mc as well. But he also sings and has several songs under his belt. Some of his songs include, Dirunk, Tupige Sherehe.

Right now he is focusing on his political journey, fulfilling promises made to his constituents.

Image: Instagram

Reuben Kigame

He has launched several Presidential bids but has not been successful. The visually impaired politician is better known as a gospel artiste.

Reuben Kigame
Image: Saidi Abdallah 

He has over 260 videos on his YouTube channel where he explains the music is meant for inspiration, mentorship, education, and Bible-centred entertainment.

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