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Octopizzo makes history, becomes first Kenyan rapper to make it to the Grammy Awards Consideration List

November 06, 2020 at 12:08
Octopizzo makes history, becomes first Kenyan rapper to make it to the Grammy Awards Consideration List

Award-winning Kenyan rapper, Octopizzo has proven that his past does not define his future and that his background was not going to be an obstacle for him to get to the top.

The 26-year old Kibera-born rapper has once again proven his worth after bagging International recognition, set to face-off with the crème de la crème of the entertainment industry globally.

Also read: Octopizzo’s heartfelt congratulatory message to Khaligraph Jones on his BET Award nominations

Octopizzo makes history

This is following his recent announcement, informing fans that he is up for the prestigious Grammy Awards consideration list of 2021.

Octopizzo makes it to the Grammy Consideration AwardsHis announcement comes ahead of the high-ranking 63rd Grammy Awards set to go down in January 2021.

On the nomination list are the rapper’s anthems; Che Che Wakiritho under the Best Rap performance category, Another Day under the Record of the Year category and Kamikaze Another Day under the Best Melodic Rap category.

Octopizzo told off those who had doubted his skill set and his worth in the rap industry, informing them that it is “about that time” they acknowledged his standing.

News that has left the Kenyan audience and beyond proud of the rap artist, who becomes the first Kenyan rapper to bag such a position.

He makes history a 2nd time

It is quite no surprise that the kid was going places. This is after making history by receiving an invite to the 60th edition of the prestigious Grammy Awards held on January 28, 2018 in New York.

Octopizzo Knaye singer born and raised in Kibera

Octopizzo bags his place at the 63rd Grammy Awards

And now, he makes it to the Grammy Awards Consideration List. I mean…

His nomination gets him a seat alongside Wasafi’s Diamond Platnumz, Zuchu and Rayvanny.

The Annual Grammy Awards recognize the best recordings, compositions and artists of the year. This time, running from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 202o. Thereafter go through a voting process to arrive at the final 2021 Nominee list.

The nominations will be announced on November 24, 2020.


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