Khaligraph Jones

Khaligraph Jones


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Background

Khaligraph Jones, also known to many as Baba Yao, was influenced by his elder brother to take up the art. He started taking music seriously in 2007 and has grown to establish himself as a force to reckon with in the music industry having released his first track in 2004 at the age of 13. He grew to be a bilingual emcee who specialised in battling and freestyling.

The talented rapper who fell in love with music at a very young age is known for his lyrical prowess that has endeared him to many Hip hop lovers in the country. While still young, the hardships he encountered in Nairobi’s Eastland’s made him fall in love with Hip hop music because that’s where he could express himself comfortably. Khaligraph who can rap comfortably in both English and Swahili is one of the few rappers in the country who has mastered the art of the game. Something most people may not know is that he has had his try at the gospel music industry.

Jones won the Channel O Emcee Africa competition at the age of 19. Since then he has worked with the Kenyan music A-listers including Xtatic, Stella Mwangi,Rabbit, Kristoff, Abbas Kubaff, Chiwawa, Christine Apondi, The Mith of Klear Kut, Kaytrixx, Dj Creme Dela Creme,[non-primary source needed] and Ulopa Ngoma.

Khaligraph Jones is currently Khaligraph is signed to Spincycle Entertainment .The rapper who has recorded over 400 songs since he started doing music and has worked with are Rabbit, Stl, Xtatic, Kristoff Abbas,Chiwawa, Christine Apondi, The Mith of Klear Kut, Ulopa Ngoma, Kaytrixx and Many more. He bagged  the Channel O Emcee Africa Champion in 2009,  and in 2014 was named Kenyan Music Ambassador. He is also the Face Of Kenyan HipHop.

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