Legendary Kenyan Rapper Kantai Passes On

One of the most iconic rap stars in the Kenyan music industry has passed on today. You might know him as Chris Kantai or Kantai The G.

Kantai is among the pioneers of the music industry in Kenya alongside other legends like E-Sir, Nameless and Abbas. His star rose while pushing rap and Hip Hop genre when everyone else was on Kapuka.

Kantai is credited in discovering Stella Mwangi’s talent and putting her on with a banging collabo titled, ‘Happy’. His lyrical wit, wordplay and delivery made his position on the scene intact while earning him respect.

Kantai had legendary tracks like Huu Nani G, Haters, What Mo, Kenyanised, Jinga Hii, and Happy with STL. His catalogue remains intact as his jams are timeless.

Khaligraph Jones put out a record in 2016 title, ‘Ting Badi Malo’ featuring Kantai, which reminded newbies of Kantai’s talent.

Kenyans online expressed their condolences while revering his musical moments that will live on forever.

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