Luhya Rap King Reveals He Switched To Gospel Music After Friend Killed By Mob, Another Jailed
- Akhasamba Lukale rose to prominence after proving his lyrical mastery in Khaligraph Jones’s Ordinare Challenge
- Musician nicknamed Luhya Rap King opens up about the tough upbringing that saw him get involved in the wrong bands
- Formerly known as Flowharry, the rapper said his friend was lynched by a mob while another was imprisoned
Akhasambe Lukale dubbed the ‘Luhya Rap King’ has revealed that he switched to the gospel music industry to save himself from a life of crime.
The musician revealed that some of his friends were in on the crime which cost some of them their lives.
Lukhale said he has had a great musical life which has seen him rub shoulders with show business bigwigs.
In an exclusive interview with TUKO.co.kethe rapper said he chose to see the light after a friend of his was killed by a mob over allegations of theft.
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“Life wasn’t easy and some of my friends got involved in crime, then one day my boyfriend was lynched by a mob. Another one was arrested with possession of illegal substances and is in jail. Bad company ruins good morals for sure.”
Akhasambe remembers his now growing graph in the underground music industry and boasts of his collaborations with Abass Kubaff, LNess, Judge Ukoo Flani and Makokha.
He recounted his difficult upbringing saying his parents separated when he was a young boy, forcing his mother to move in with his sister in Makongeni Nairobi.
“When we moved from Butere to Nairobi, we stayed with my mum and life on the streets got the better of me which saw me get into gangs. Luckily I came out alive.”
He noted that he is now focusing on gospel music, as it inspires young people to live a life free of crime and get-rich-quick schemes.
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“The music industry influences and personally rap music videos make crime appealing, which is wrong,” he said.
“What young people see in the music video, they tend to believe that this is how life should be, on the contrary, it is misleading and can cause them to lose their freedom. The videos are full of false narratives .”
Akhasambe recalls his contemporary music days saying he looked up to King Kaka as he lived near where he grew up.
He said that seeing King Kaka dress in the best clothes motivated him to be aggressive in the industry to at least reach his level.
“My friends and I formed the band and called ourselves TBZ (Tunatoa Balaa Zetu), we recorded music and even released an album which did well.”
Akhasambe said they titled their album “Hustle Bila Pay”, which was a reflection of people working hard despite low pay.
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“Life was getting harder despite the hard work, but all I can say is there is a God of miracles. I’ve been through the worst and hope for the best. I was so addicted that I was almost falling into depression,” he said. said.
He remembers the day a clergyman approached him and offered him accommodation and delegated tasks to occupy it.
Akhasambe said it was the anonymous preacher’s intervention to bring him closer to God and stop drug addiction completely.
Rapper Luhya said he saw his life turn into a better one after quitting bad company and intoxicants.
“The light at the end of the tunnel finally dawned on me and that’s when I chose to live my life well. Currently I’m recording music and opted for rap Luhya as my niche.”
He noted that most of his music on YouTube had been heavily streamed, and one track in particular made him a trending topic for his lyrical prowess in the local dialect.
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Khaligraph’s Ordinary Challenge
On Friday, April 22, TUKO.co.ke reported from Akhasamba’s viral video of the rapper flowing masterfully on Khaligraph Jones’ Odinare beat captivating netizens.
The Luhya Rap King, who started rapping in 2018 after graduating, said he had lost all hope.
Akhasamba, formerly known as Flowharry, admitted he was surprised when his YouTube verse, released in 2021, went viral.
He said he changed his stage name from Flowharry to show he had embraced the change in his past.
On his trending rap, he said:
“The popularity has been wonderful and caught me off guard. It’s the work of God. I’ve been making music for fun since I kind of gave up. motivated and showed me that God’s timing is the best. I ask God to bless and forgive me because I am a sinner. I also pray that he will lift me up so that I can help and inspire others.
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