‘Nafanya Music Lakini Deep Down I Feel Like It’s Not The Right Thing’ Shamra Shamra’s Joefes Confesses

Gengetone music has been a big deal in the Kenyan music industry for quite a long time now. Unlike most music genres which are performed by solo artists, this kind is mostly done by groups. Most of them have become popular and made big names for themselves, including Sailors Gang, Boondocks Gang, Ethic, Mbuzi Gang, Rico Gang, Wakadinali, Ochungulo Family(dissolved), among others.

Mbuzi Gang consists of Joefes, iPhoolish and Fathermoh. The group is known for their hit song ‘Shamra Shamra’ which they released on December 31st 2020. The song features Mejja and has been watched over 3 million times on YouTube. They also have a couple of more hit songs.

Even though they’re making it in the industry, one of the members, Joefes, thinks that this is not the right path for him. At one time, he said he thought of quitting music. This was partly because one of his Mbuzi Gang members, IPhoolish pissed him off. In a recent interview, he disclosed,

”Alafu plus ujue nakauanga religious. Nafanya music lakini deep down I feel like it’s not the right thing.”

In the same interview, the Shamra Shamra hit maker also disclosed their plan to do a remix on the hit song. The song is set to be released this month.


Breeder LW links up with Joefes, High Grade and Koffi Machete on ‘Fuliza Remix’ (Video)

Breeder LW, who is the fastest rising Gengetone artist in Kenya at the moment, has been featured on Fuliza Remix alongside High Grade, Koffi Machete and Joefes and it’s a big tune.

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As expected, the remix is way better than the original and to be honest, I was not expecting anything less seeing the artists who are featured on it.

Koffi Machete

Like I always say, when it comes to Gengetone jams, you should not just focus on the raunchiness but the wordplay and rhymes because that’s the only way that you’ll realize that these youngsters are really talented.

I really love this jam. I’ve listened to it couple of times since it was released and I still can’t get enough of it and that is exactly how you know that it’s a big tune.

All the artists who were featured on Fuliza Remix really brought their A-game. They not only have some dope lyrics but after listening to it I am sure you’ll agree with me that their flow is out of this world.’

Take for instance Breeder LW, who I must say I’m a huge fan of. He totally aced it and it’s likely that your finger will be stuck on the replay button as you listen to his verse.


The four people who make up High Grade i.e. Sting, Brisy Waynes, Cartoon 47 The Wolf and Lastborn also nailed it, especially the first two because that hook is fire.

Koffi Machete and Joefes did not disappoint either, they both had sick verses and to add to that, their rhymes aren’t so predictable.

The beat was produced by Mavo On The Beat and perhaps that explains why it is very catchy because he is one of the best beat makers in Kenya at the moment.

I absolutely love the video. Although the concept is quite simple, the execution was excellent. The locations, lighting, props, styling and vixens are also on point.

Watch Fuliza Remix below and tell us what you think.

Maddox drops new banger with Joefes and Kappy dubbed ‘Pose Za Kunguru’ (Video)

Edu Maddox, who is one third of Rieng hitmakers Boondocks Gang, has released a new jam alongside Joefes (Mbuzi Gang) and Kappy (Team Ganji) and it slaps so hard.

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The song dubbed Pose Za Kunguru, which means a reven’s pose, has been ruling the airwaves since it came out a few days ago and to be honest we also love it or we would not be reviewing it, would we?

Listening to this track made me appreciate the creativity of these youngsters as well as the evolution of Genge music because it takes you back to the early 2000s when the likes of Jua Cali and Nonini were a big deal.


I had a difficult time determining who is who on this jam since they kind of sound the same. Anyway, I must say that the guys first verse verse as well as the last did a good job.

I strongly believe that the two are Joefes and Maddox. Well, I could also be wrong but the truth is that I totally loved how they were playing around with words and making effortless rhymes.

The hook on this track is also very catchy and you are likely to master it after listening to it once. The beat is so dope so much so that you will retain this jam on your playlist for a very long time.

Listen to Pose Za Kunguru below and tell us what you think.

Boondocks Gang has teamed up with Joefes and Iphoolish on ‘Vuvuzela’ and it’s a massive hit (Video)

Boondocks Gang, a group that is made up of Ex Ray, Odi Wa Murang’a and Edu Maddox, has teamed up with Joefes and Iphoolish on a new jam and we are really feeling it.

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The song dubbed Vuvuzela epitomizes the growth of the trio since they made their debut on the local entertainment scene with Rieng in December 2018.

Odi Wa Murang'a
Odi Wa Murang’a

As you listen to this jam, you realize how the group has matured musically over the last few months. Their wordplay, rhymes, punchlines and general flow have really improved since we first came to know about them.

One of the people who really impressed me in this jam is of course Odi Wa Murang’a. His verse begins in Kikuyu and I think that the main reason why I love it never mind the fact that I don’t even understand the language.

Notably, the hook by Ex Ray is also catchy easy to master. Trust me, you’ll just find yourself singing along to the song because it’s so lit.

I also loved Joefes’ verse. I’m actually ashamed to say that I dismissed him the day I first heard a song by him. Had I known he was this talented, maybe I would have been easy on him.


The beat for this jam is dope. As you are listening to it, a picture of people getting down to it comes to your head and that simply means that it’s a club banger.

Listen to Vuvuzela below and tell us what you think.

Rapper Joefes to replace Octopizzo and Khaligraph as the new king of bars?

For a while now rap music in Kenyan entertainment industry has been showing great potential thanks to the likes of Octopizzo, Khaligraph Jones among other many.


However not many rappers have been able to hold their spot in the rap game; and for this reason new artists keep joining this game to portray their potential.


One Joefes who has been putting in extra efforts in his music career is currently showing signs of taking over hiphop thanks to his creative bars and style.

So far he has released a number of songs but his latest song dubbed Kilometers has left many dumbfound by controversial bars that will leave you rewinding the song over and over.

 Despite his young age, there is no doubt that he will soon be the talk of town and the song below can form this.

Meet Joefes the cool kid dominating today’s hiphop era with his music

There’s no denying that hiphop in Kenya has changed over the years. There are those singing it for the money, while others are serving it for the passion!

Joefes who is a Kenyan Artist signed at black market records, based in Sacramento California – is not only one to watch out for but clearly one who will be giving many a run for their money with his music.

Unlike most artists, his music speaks massive thanks to his well written lyrics and if I may add; a breath of fresh air is the best way to describe his music considering what most rap artists in the Kenyan industry have been releasing.

Latest project

Having been in the music industry for a while now; Joefes has yet released a new single dubbed The meet up. The new track sees him talk about young love – something we rarely see in today’s music era.

Judging from how he is moving, hopefully Joefes will continue to be a light in our ‘dark times’ – culturally impactful and musically moving mountains.

Watch The meet up video which he personally directed below and be the judge.