They may not get all the publicity like our stars, but still play a fundamentally role in shaping a creative’s career and keeping things on track. Being an entertainment manager can be an interesting & a really hard profession to break into.
Management Mogul Dennis Njenga is a Managing partner at Kaka Empire,in charge of managing some of the biggest acts in Kenyan showbiz.
Creatives under Dennis include Rapper King Kaka,Avril, Femi One,Timmy Tdat,Pascal Tokodi,Arrow Bwoy,Entertainer Owago Onyiro,Dj Jr,Dj Leq,WilltheDjay and his latest addition to the family being Madam Flora,a gospel artist from Tanzania.
Mr Njenga studied at Eastleigh High School,Nairobi then pursed a certificate course in insurance at the College of Insurance Kenya in 2008.In 2012 he joined St.Paul’s University for a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration and Management.
Dennis Njenga never really had it smooth all the way,back in Pumwani,Majengo he started off hustling as a porter carrying sacks of potatoes and cabbages to a local market in Kimende Town.
“I was a porter at the market. I used to carry sacks of potatoes and would be paid 100 bob per day”, said Dennis
Njenga used to work in the Banking sector before he quit to focus more on managing Kaka Empire in 2009.He has also worked as a Branch manager at Pan Africa Life Assurance.
Some of his recognitions in the banking sector include the Golden Customer Product Advicer NIC bank-2008 to 2011, Youngest Tema leader Personal banking NIC bank-2011 to 20122, Youngest Team Leader Retail banking NIC Bank-2011-2012, Unit Manager at Pan Africa Life Assurance Company-2012-2013 and Branch Manager at Pan Africa Life Assurance Company-2013 to 2017.
”Work hard and be positive” ~ Dennis Njenga
With his gradual strategies of expanding the empire by the day,Dennis Njenga recently launched Kaka empire studios and signed top producer Jack Jack. The studio is located at Professional Centre Ngong Road,Nairobi with Jack Jack being the main producer at the premises.
Jack Jack is a renowned producer behind some of the greatest hits in Kenya. He has done songs like Timmy’s Haitosi, Femi One’s Tippy Toe, monster hit Bazokizo and many more. This is the second last signing to Kaka Empire after Madam Flora from Bongo.
Now having his dream job at Kaka empire, Njenga claims that so far he doesn’t have any regrets whatsoever.
His most unforgettable persons happen to be his family with his proudest moment being the moment he became a dad.