Kenyan hip-hop artist Octopizzo has taken to Instagram to thank everyone involved in yesterday’s 8th Anniversary event at the British Council on Upper Hill Road in Nairobi.
“Thanks Everyone for Making today one of my Favorite moments in my career,thanks to my brother Khaligraph Jones for showing up and giving me the Support Highly appreciated. Thanks to Kiss 100 & British Council,UNHCR Country Director Mr. Raouf,Dj Pinye,Jalangoo for making this happen.”
– Octopizzo via Instagram
Octopizzo has has won several national and international awards, served as a Youth Ambassador for Film Aid International, the British Council and is currently supporting UNHCR Kenya with a dynamic youth project dubbed “Artistes for Refugees”.
He has also been involved in a variety of philanthropic and community based projects with children, women and youth since 2010.
“Although his first love is music, he is equally passionate about projects that focus on capacity building and community participation. His music centers on success, believing in oneself and resonates with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.”
– Extract from Octopizzo’s bio on the Foundation website.
During the day, Country Director British Council Kenya, Tony Reilly, shared the history of Octopizzo’s career both inside the building and outside in the British Council car park where his journey began.
— Nyandarua's Finest (@IamSamiSamuel) March 9, 2016