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K-rupt

Full Name: Carlton Williams Bongo Juma
Country of Birth: Kenya
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 15th November
Industry: Music
Speciality: Musician

K-rupt (15 November 1979 – 29 November 2003) was a Kenyan Rapper who had national success in the two years leading up to his murder in 2003. Upon completing his secondary education in 1998, K-rupt landed a recording deal with producer Chris Adwar from where he recorded two tracks, “Sisi Jamii” and “Phatsticks”. He then approached Tedd Josiah, a renowned producer, who assisted him record a single titled “High”. He later met up with Mike Rabar, the founder of Homeboyz, a leading deejaying company who offered him an opportunity to try out his talent at Homeboyz functions. Slowly K-rupt rose to fame and he became Homeboyz’s official Master of Ceremonies. Krupt released a single “The Realest”, this single led his meeting with another local musician, E-Sir (Issah Mmari Wangui). Working with Ogopa DJs, Krupt together with E-Sir and Big Pin (Chrispin Mwangale) they recorded their first single “Bamba”. Krupt hits include “Chacha”, “Wikendi Kwa Nani” and “Tukawake”. K-rupt had set his sights on releasing a 15-track debut album before his untimely death.


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