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DK

Full Name: Daniel Kamau Mwai
Country of Birth: Kenya
Gender: Male
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Industry: Music
Speciality: Musician

Daniel Kamau Mwai "DK" (born February 1949 in Gatanga, Muranga District) is a musician from Kenya. He is of Kikuyu tribe and performs Benga music. Kamau comes from the village of Mabanda in Gatanga. Failing to pay the tuition, 1967 he dropped out of the Karatina High School in 1967. He decided to pursue a career in music, and released his first record in 1968. He was the civic councilor of the Gatanga ward from 1979 to 1992. He made a breakthrough in 1970 when he released the “Murata/ I Love You”, which became a national hit. Around the same time he established a music studio of his own, the DK Nguvu Sounds. It would later attract musicians like Kakai Kilonzo. He is still performing, and has written over 1000 songs during his career. He is also releasing music videos of his past hits.


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