Bahati Biography | Age

Kevin Bahati

Kenya gospel singer Bahati full name is Kevin Bahati , he was born in year 1993. The fastest growing Musician from Kenya; East Africa. Eastlands Most Beloved!

Bahati’s life story reminisce the dreams of any kid growing in an
unforgiving world and has nothing else but hopes and dreams. Orphaned at
a young age, Bahati’s mum passed on when he was very little; in nursery
school.

His well-to-do father then remarried and relocated to another
part of the country. They never met for more than 8 years and this time,
his suffering led him to ABC Children’s Home,Mathare. While at the
children home, a young passionate Bahati found solace in music. He made
his entry into the arts through reciting Swahili poetry in school and
church. In 2010, Bahati represented St. Teresa’s Boys Eastleigh in the
Music Festival National competition in Nakuru where he played the
guitar.

In 2013, his musical journey kicked off with the release his first single and video titled Siku ya Kwanza.
In this song, he talks about his first day he got saved. The song
received considerable airplay. Bahati’s breakthrough came through when
he won the coveted New Gospel artist of the year, Groove Awards 2013 in
an event that was graced by President Uhuru Kenyatta and televised live
to millions of viewers in Africa.

Bahati followed up with Wangu, collaboration with Mr Seed. Soon after releasing ‘Mama’ and topping the charts. Bahati felt inspired to sing about his life thus the song ‘Machozi’.
The Video was shot in Mathare slums (where he lived before venturing
into music), Bahati narrates his story alongside the onlookers most of
whom he grew up with.

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ACHIEVEMENTS

Bahati has been the fastest rising Musician in Kenya been able to win
the hearts of many. He received his first Groove award with barely 7
months in the Music Ministry.

His Biggest breakthrough was the song ‘Barua’ which has been one of the most played songs in Kenya for last years. ‘Barua’ 
also scouped three major awards in the 2015 Groove Awards; as the Song
of the Year,Video of the Year & as the most downloaded SKIZA
RINGBACK TONE in Kenya.

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AWARDS

*Best Male Artist Groove Awards 2014 & 2015
*Best Male Video Kenya Pulse Awards
*Best Gospel Act Africa AFRIMMA AWARDS

His latest hits are ‘Story Yangu’ with Denno who is a Talented artist facing Eye- Disability and recently released ‘Itakua Sawa’  a narration of how he left his village for the city looking for ways to end poverty in his community. ‘Itakua Sawa’ is a Swahili word that means ”it’s Well”.

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PROJECTS

Since his first breakthrough musically, Bahati started a project for
disabled children in Komarock, DISABLED CHILDREN MONITOR (DCM) which has
been set to help children with disabilities around the slums of Kayole,
this started the moment bahati noticed most of  the Parents with kids
in kayole slums facing  disabilities challenges didn’t have enough funds
to cater for there medical services or even get required facilities for
this kids, through this project which is 2 years now more than Eleven
(11) kids have been healed and they can comfortably walk.

Also Bahati has launched a music recording studio EMB RECORDS  which
is meant to promote music of his kind this came after Bahati noticed
that there so many talents hidden in slum from youths who were not able
to afford to pay for good and quality music studios. Through this
project Bahati has promised to be launching a new artist through EMB
RECORDS every year. His first project artist was Weezdom song named FAHAM which has gained lots of air play in kenya and east africa.

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