Mombasa-based artist Kelechi Africana has joined the long list of Kenyan celebrities to bag a YouTube Creator Award after reaching over 100K subscribers.
The singer went public with the news after he received the Silver plaque; which he captured in a video and shared on his social media platforms. He also appreciated his fans who have supported him in his music career.
“Thanks a lot, fam for the 100k subscribers,” he wrote in the post
With over 4 years since he unveiled his Youtube channel, Kelechi has managed to get over 12M views on his platform with one of his most viewed song ‘Ring’ garnering over 6.2 M views.
Before he ventured into music, Kelechi was a teacher. The debut in the music scene would be when he joined Wasojali Band before taking another path as a solo artist after the band split.
Beyond the Kenyan scene, he has managed to capture an audience in the East African market and beyond. His collaboration with Tanzania’s Mr Blue and Maua Sama earned him a massive following from the bongo scene.
Other celebrities who also received a similar YouTube Award include; H_art the Band, Kate Actress, Blessed Tugi, Abel Mutua, Milly Chebby, Nadia Mukami, Nyashinski, Desagu, Njugush, Masauti and others.
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