The Star (Nairobi)

27 November 2012

Kenya: Honey Singh Rocks Nairobians

He is young, stylish and has one of the largest fan followings online. This is the artist known as "Yo!Yo! Honey Singh" and he was performing for the first time in Kenya last Saturday at the Carnivore in Nairobi.

The turnout was great and Honey Singh and his rappers and singers like Mafia Mundeer and J-Star rocked the crowd. There were no warm up acts and it was straight to business.

Honey Singh's music appeals to the old and young alike and he is quickly becoming the most sought after rapper in Bollywood.

His hits have been used in films like Son of Sardaar, Cocktail and Khiladi 786. His show was courtesy of Muzikzon Entertainment and Wide Angles Vision.

Sonia Birdi's fund raiser:

Not many Kenyan Asians are actively involved in politics. Sonia Birdi has however decided to plunge into the murky world of politics and she is a pioneering female politician from the community.

She is eyeing the Makadara seat on a United Republican Party ticket. Last Thursday, she had a fund raiser to boost her campaign kitty at the Simba Union, Nairobi.

Babu Gohil's birthday marked in style

A birthday party becomes more special when it is a surprise. Friends and family of Babu Gohil on November 17 marked his birthday in style at their Loresho home.

They invited the Desi Souls dance group. The group, comprising talented young dancers, is trained in various Bollywood hits by Nilofer Abji.

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