Octopizzo Biography, Octopizzo whose real name is Henry Ohanga, is a hip hop artist and a youth activist from Kibera.
He is the founder of the Octopizzo Foundation, founder of the Refugee Art program dubbed “Artist for Refugee” with UNHRC, Ambassador for Awareness on violence against women and girls and also an actor.
Octopizzo Biography: Personal life
Henry Ohanga is the dad of two young ladies named Tracy and Zara whom he cherishes profoundly. Henry Ohanga consistently has a bustling timetable, yet regardless he sets aside out effort to go through with his little girl and gets her from school.
Henry Ohanga is hitched and cherishes his better half without a doubt. Henry Ohanga consistently says that he just endeavors to accommodate his family that includes his girls, his better half, and his three siblings. Henry Ohanga keeps his life especially private. He is a family fellow, and he invests all his free time with his family at whatever point he isn’t working.
He did a course of an electrician
Student at St. Mary’s Changamwe College in Mombasa, Basic computer soft studies
Secondary school student at Kibera Glory Secondary School.
Primary School student at Mashimoni primary school
Octopizzo Biography: Music Career
At an extremely youthful age Octopizzo was most importantly formed by his life in Kibera, yet was musically affected by craftsmen, for example, Jay Z, Nas, Biggie, Pac and some more.
He has performed in major occasions the whole way across the world; Shambala Festival in the UK, Spoken World In Berlin, Sauti za Busara Festival in Zanzibar, Kenyan Night in Dubai, Reepabhan celebration Hamburg, Coca-cola world cup tour, Safaricom Live just to make reference to a couple
He has recorded 3 blend tapes: S.O.N. (Strugglers of Nairobi)2008, Y.G.B. (Youthful Gifted and Black)2009, and The White Shadow 2010. In 2008 S.O.N. was the top of the line mixtape in Kenyan hip jump history. He has 2 studio collections Chocolate City and LDPC all accessible on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Spotify and Deezer.
Aside from music, he is additionally the C.E.O of Chocolate City (Kibera) Tours and Founder and Executive Director at Octopizzo Foundation: Octo Foundation has confidence in unfastening youngsters from the shackles of distress through the joining elements of Creativity, Art, Music, and Sports.
We as a whole realize that mankind has no limits; that being brought into the world poor or turning out to be poor doesn’t make one less human. In spite of the fact that man has attracted lines that appear to isolate us by race, nationality or social class, on a very basic level we are no different. Individuals underestimated in ghettos and evacuee camps have goals as well.
Octo Foundation tries to offer wings to youngsters who exist on the edges of society. We bolster them to perceive the extravagance that lives in them and afterward support their change towards understanding their latent capacity. more on Octopizzo.org site.
Octopizzo as an Actor
Octopizzo was an actor for Shuga season 2 on MTV.
He was also chosen to participate in the Guinness MADE OF BLACK campaign(Advert).
Octo was also nominated as BEST Male Artist of the year during the 2012 Coastal Nzumari Awards, which he Won, and Best Hip hop artist 2015 which he also won.
Octopizzo does a lot of work with communities helping to impact the lives of less fortunate. His 2nd Album LDPC is now doing Great on iTunes and other online selling platforms.
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Octo was also nominated as BEST Male Artist of the year during the 2012 Coastal Nzumari Awards, which he Won.
Octopizzo Biography: Deals
Octopizzo also has a number of major deals in Kenya from Coca Cola, Safaricom, Sprite, and Nescafe. He has also performed outside Kenya in Cities like Dubai and Manchester. Last but not least, Octopizzo does a lot of work with communities helping to impact the lives of the less fortunate.
A project such as the art center at Kakuma refugee camp, Power Womens’ Group for supporting women with HIV in Kibera and Youth Gifted & Black that deals with Youth empowerment programs are some of the projects he is very passionate about.
Wakiritho ft Sailors
Something for you
Red namba plate
Past ft Nitasha Randhawa
Bank otuch remix ft Vicmass Luo dollar
Ivo Ivo Ivo
Blackstar ft Tracy
So alive ft Sage
Swag ft Amina
This could be us
He is the first-born in a family of four and is also a proud Daddy to two Lovely daughters Tracy and Zara
Phone: 0722 624 226