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Oksyde – Celeb Stories

Born Freimah Aseka Mukanga (born march 28th 1991) better known by his stage name Oksyde is a Kenyan Rapper,Songwriter,performing and Recording Artist

He was born in Nairobi’s Eastland Area Buruburu and is among the most underrated hip hop artist we have in Kenya.Oksyde, has been on the 254 hip hop scene for a minute now and I think he never gets the credit he deserves. He started doing music back in 2008 after which he emerged a winner of the infamous Florida Freestyle Battles in the 2008/09 sn and since then, he has been putting out raw street rhymes. He is a true representation of KE underground hip-hop.

Oksyde represents the west part of Nairobi,a place called Kangemi route 23.This is where he grew up watching and listening to other rappers do their thing and it really got him thinking about getting into the music scene.

2010
In 2010 he released his first mixtape titled “the emcee ” which really did well on the streets helping him to be a household name in the Kenyan Hiphop Industry.

2011

In 2011 he released his 2nd mixtape titled “Undisputed Heads ” which was a joint project teaming up with Brian Ouko Omollo better known as “Khaligraph Jones.”He was also crowned the “The Rap Battle winner in the same year during the “Translating Hiphop ” global event that took place at Goethe Institute in Nairobi Kenya.

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2012
In 2012 he also went ahead to win another battle competition on Ghetto Radio’s Hiphop Republic Show.

2013
He released his “KINGKONG” EP which had a couple of tracks that did good on the Kenyan airwaves like “Paperchase.”He was also a quarter finalists on Nokia Don’t Break the Beat Rap Battles East Africa Competition.

2014
He released a number of singles like “Piga Makofi” featuring a Tanzanian Artist known as E.M.Cee and also one of his best tracks “Nduru Rmx” where he featured Dandan,Smalls Lethal and Abbas A.K.A Doobeez of the Legendary group K-South.In the same year,he was also the top guy on the annual Homeboyz Radio Freshman List.

2015
He took a short break to study the music industry and the music business. After some few months break he came back strongly with the track titled “Beautiful” which was arguably one of the best songs that year.

2016

In the beginning of 2016,he released a track titled “Makilo” featuring Chiwawa after two months which debuted on Capital Fm’s top 9 at 9 countdown.
In the beginning of 2016,he released a track titled “Makilo” featuring Chiwawa after two months which debuted on Capital Fm’s top 9 at 9 countdown.

2017

In 2017 Oksyde teamed up with Rapper Khaligraph Jones to release
Atiyo matek produced by Misee.

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This really got his juices flowing & given that his freestyles get the street talking more than the actual records he went ahead to release G mixes.The Gmixes include Tippy toe,Bazokizo & Mat za kasa *Mat za ronga g-mix.

2018

In 2018 Chief rocker has got bigger and better with the release of his mixtape ‘Before the album’ which features Khaligraph Jones,Sudough doss,Juliani & King Kaka.

Before the album mixtape cover

March 2nd saw the release of ‘Toka Teke’ where he featured Top Kenyan rapper Khaligraph Jones.This is definitely among the biggest tunes of the year.

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