Greener pastures!! Here are Kenyan celebrities who live abroad

It is said that life abroad is not easy because of the different cultures but these celebrities have managed to hack it and are actually living quite well.

Here are some of the celebrities who live abroad:

1. Wendy Kimani

The Kenyan singer, songwriter, actress and entertainer came into prominence after being the first runners-up in the second season of Tusker Project Fame. She relocated to Netherlands where she lives with her husband and son.

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2. Longombas

The group consists of two brothers, Christian and Lovy Longomba. They are both hip hop artists who come from a family background of artistes. They relocated to Califonia USA.

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3. Moipei Triplets

Moipei Quartet is a gospel musical band that consist of triplets Mary Moipei, Martha Moipei, Magdaline Moipei and a sister Seraphine Settoon Moipei. They relocated to Texas USA and recently graduated with first class honours.

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4. Eddie Gathegi

He is a Kenyan American film, stage, and television actor. He is famous for his role as Laurent in the films Twilight. He relocated to California USA.

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5. Stella Mwangi aka STL

Stella is a Kenyan singer, songwriter and rapper. She moved to Norway with her family but it wasn’t easy because they faced a lot of discrimination.

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6. Wanjira

She is a media personality who was famously known as a radio presenter with Capital FM. She recently relocated to the USA and she took part in the voting process.

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7. Ian Nene aka Almasi

The famous actor who was featured in the hit TV series ‘Machachari’ relocated to London where he is pursuing his higher studies.

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8. Edith Kimani

She is a famous media personality who recently relocated to Germany. She works at German’s Deutche Welle (DW) as the East African correspondent where she covers East African news  tackling matters of the environment.

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9. Wanuri Kahiu

Kenyan film director, producer, and author has received several awards and nominations for the films which she directed. She relocated to Paris but has been moving around the world with her family because of work.

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Where Are They Now? Talented Kenyan Musicians Who Vanished From The Music Scene

The Kenyan music industry has grown tremendously, with upcoming artistes giving legends a run for their money. While some of the older crop of musicians are still in the game others have simply disappeared without warning.

The music scene is like a jungle where only the fittest survive. I have compiled aa list of musicians who either disappeared for good and those who tried to make a comeback but failed, and have again disappeared.

We wonder where they are!

Czars

The Mombasa-based musician came into the limelight for his song ‘Amka Ukatike’ but before he could even celebrate his milestones, he mysteriously disappeared almost 10 years ago and has never been seen since.Wherever he may be let him keep in mind that we miss his music.

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Longombas

The duo captivated us with hits like Vuta Pumz, Piga Makofi among others. A decision to relocate to the US came as a career suicide since not much is heard from them nowadays.With the current rise of artistes like Willy Pozee, we wonder if they would be able to keep up.

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Harry Kimani

He was among the top afro fusion musicians in Kenya, with his captivating voice and smooth melodies Harry won many hearts with his Song Haiya which was in Kikuyu.

He disappeared from the scene and although he tried making a comeback, he failed miserably.

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Meg C

This beauty captivated us not only with her singing prowess but for her beauty as well. Meg C came into the limelight for her song ‘Nipe’ but before we could let all her beauty intoxicate us, she disappeared without looking back.

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DNA

The Banjuka Tu hitmaker came, conquered and disappeared. He later dropped Maswali Ya Polisi, and converted to gospel, then once again disappeared, just like he came. In-case he decides to comeback, let him know we are waiting.

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Flexx

The Nyundo Yangu hit maker disappeared from the music scene before we could get enough of him. If he was to make a come back, he would have to fight for his space with artistes like Timmy Tdat, Kenrazy among others, the question is, will he ever regain his glory?

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Kendi

Like Nyashinki says “Sikukaa siku nyingi mpate nafasi ya kuckoka na mimi”, Kendi came conquered and decided to let us enjoy her music,  but the wait has been too long.

Kendi was among top female artistes with the likes of Avril, Amani and Size 8 Reborn but she made the exit early before sunset.

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  Big Pin

The ‘Beast From The East’ captured ladies hearts with his collaboration ‘Talk To You’ with Amani And Patonee, among his other hits include Why Lie which he collaborated with Nameless, Benteba and Tera Moss.

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Pilipili

Like his name suggests, he is pepper when it comes to  music, and he is famously known for songs such as Kamata Dame, Nina Morale, Ukimwona with the late Lady S among others.

Whatever his reason for leaving music is, no one can deny he was a talented musician.

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Christian Longomba Posts Video Of Recovery Process After Successful Surgery

Christian Longomba one half of the duo the longombas and brother to Lovi longomba has posted a video showing his recovery process.

Christian who was diagnosed with a brain tumour in May had a surgery but doctors later discovered that he had blood clots and they had to perform another surgery.

In the video he thanked his fans and everyone who has supported him through prayer and contributions made via a gofund page.

Video credits: Nairobi news