Willy Paul Biography | Wilson Abubakar Radido

Wilson Abubakar Radido is a Kenyan Award winning Contemporary Christian Music artist and song writer from Kasarani in Nairobi. Willy Paul was named male artist of the year at the 2013 Groove Awards alongside his mentor Gloria Muliro who took the female artist of the year
awardSome of his well known singles are Sitolia, Kitanzi and You never Know
which have earned him international fame, including a famous tour of
the US where he performed in different churches in several States. He first gained recognition after recording the song Sitolia
with Gloria Muliro which, although, was an object of controversy after
several claims by Willy that he was not earning much from the song
because Gloria Muliro allegedly owned exclusive Copyrights to the song.They nevertheless were able to iron out their differences and even went on to record another hit song, Kitanzi In 2012, he was nominated for the Kisima Music Awards’ Gospel Artist of the year, an award that was later won by Daddy Owen. Willy Paul is a praise and worship member at Kasarani Church

Early life

Wilson Abubakar Radido was born to Mr and Mrs. Paul Radido on February 1993 in Mathare slums.Mr Radido who is from Ugandan descent was a Carpenter while his wife, an Immigrant from Tanzania, was a salonist up until 2011 when a chronic illness
confined her to her bed.Paul dropped out of school in 2011 due to
financial constraints emanating from having lost his father. He was
forced to engage in Juakali jobs to generate income to support his bed-ridden mother alongside his three siblings. His brother is Bachelor’s Degree Holder in Electronic Engineering from the University of Nairobi

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