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Why RKAY ?? : How AMANI And Other Artistes Reacted After RKAY Shaved His Dreadlocks

Yesterday was R Kay’s birthday and it seemed that rather than him getting surprised he decided to surprise his friends on his birthday by shaving his 14 year old dread locks. R Kay wanted to start a new phase in his life, first without dread locks that he said it had reached that phase where he wanted to make a change.

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Some received it well but some were shocked not in a bad way though. From Pete Odera , Amani ,Billy Frank among others commented on the new look of R Kay :

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RKAY……. waaah! Are you serious? basi im right behind you….. though ive just done 5. You still look great…. heeee What a Tuesday surprise… – Vicky Kitonga

Shocked – Amani

wooooooi thanks to the musical prophet Robert Rkay Kamanzi thanks for joining the club……When i did it people dint understand it but its – Lenah Ochieng

Roba Ahahaha Yani age is catching up with you my bro at this rate lol – Billy Frank

Eeeek! So that’s why I couldn’t get through today – Pete Odera

What?????????????/ OMG… RK… NOOOOOOOOOO… keep for me as one strand. – Mo FLo

Oh nooooo Mutheu Mbuvi I guess you are next teren teren – Deejay Sparxx


R Kay though thanked GOD for the blessing of life and appreciated how far he has come.

I am grateful for the blessings of God in my life…this far he has brought me. I appreciate my loving wife…what a gift you are to me! My son Prince…you bring joy into my life. A big thank you to everyone who has touched my life in one way or another. I wish you much blessings in return. A new phase of my life begins…I am excited.

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THE NEW R KAY : After 14 Years With Dreadlocks, R KAY Finally Shaves And His WIFE Was There To Watch

R Kay has shaved.

That was what I was thinking of writing when I fast saw these pictures but I came up with the one that made you click this story.

Now back to the topic at hand. Super producer R Kay has shaved his dreads after having them for close to 15 years. This was something that we had written about when DNG shaved his dreads back then and it seems R Kay has finally decided to make a change of his new look.

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Accompanied by his wife, R Kay graced Roots salon based in the CBD opposite Nation centre where he was shaved by the same guy who shaved DNG called Steve.

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It’s Been Long : Elegant Mercy Njoki Delighted To Meet With Renown R KAY After 10 Years

Robert Kimanzi,R Kay is one of the most celebrated audio producers in and around East Africa as he has worked with, you name it, most top artistes who have scooped several awards in the continent. His favor is great and one Mercy Njoki talked about it a day back when she met him in studio after 10 years when they  last had a sit down in studio.

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Mercy Njoki who recently got married to renown christian hip-hop artiste A-star finally met R Kay a producer whom she sees as a mentor in music and life. A session of  catching up  it  was on how GOD has been faithful for both of them as the last time Mercy met R-kay she was still single.

She shared of her excitement by stating :

“Over 10 years ago I met this guy… amazing producer “R. Kay”. I was very young & he was younger hehehe!! It was wonderful coming together yesterday after so long…he has a load of wisdom and is extremely good at what he does… I’m excited to be doing some work with him”

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She will be doing another single with him in the project that she has named “TheMNproject” meaning Mercy Njoki Project.


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“To My Gorgeous” : Take A Look At The Present That R KAY Made For His Wife On Their Wedding Anniversary

Popular music producer R-Kay is a Burundi native who started making music professionally when he moved to Nairobi. The dread locked producer realized his passion for music when he got a job at Next level studios. He gained a lot of experience in production by working with pioneering artists such as the late Poxi Presha, Nairobi City Ensemble, Talma, Jomenes Boys na Band and many more.

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In 2001, he started a gospel record label together with his best friend Mbuvi. They mainly signing gospel musicians called ShammahBoyMusic, and produced artists such as Roughtone, Henrie Mutuku, Jogg-c, Kidum and many more.

R Kay wrote music for various groups including the group Shammah who brought to you the hit song “Ukilya Moko” , a song that went on to become the first gospel song to receive massive airplay on secular stations.

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Looking at the success that he has gained in Kenya it wouldn’t make sense for R Kay not to have someone supporting his work and praying for him. That’s why he got married to Kenyan singer Taji Kamande and on Thursday he celebrated her after they marked 10 years in marriage.

R Kay being a creative producer he did some thinking on what he should come up with as a present for his wife Taji on their anniversary. Creatively he designed an anniversary card with the beautiful words of “To My Gorgeous wife” printed on the cover of the card.

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“I Love You Gorgeous” : Super Producer R KAY “Mwanabuja” Celebrates His Beautiful Wife As They Mark 10 Years In Marriage

Wedding anniversaries are special moments for married couples as they remember the special day when they exchanged their wedding vows before GOD.  Celebrated super producer Robert Kimanzi famously known as R Kay is celebrating 10 years in marriage with his wife Taji who is a known singer in gospel ministry.

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R Kay  who is seen as a mentor to many artistes in Kenya on Thursday  morning celebrated his wife Susan Kamande with beautiful words of love.  Love is what he truly feels till today, and R Kay remembered the day they exchanged wedding vows as a special day as since then he has kept loving his wife even more.

The couple is usually seen as a celebrity couple in the music industry as Taji Kamande is the sister to Alice Kamande and is also a known singer in music.

The love tribute was short but special and it read :

“It’s been 10 years since we said I do, and I must say I love you even more now. I bless God for bringing us this far and the further he is taking us. Thank you for the love you have given me, for being a great wife. Happy Anniversary gorgeous!
Proverbs 18:22″

We celebrate the couple and may GOD richly bless them.

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What Does R Kay Eat? : Why R Kay’s Hits Have Never Gone Down For Years

R Kay is one of the best producer’s in Kenya as one he is talented in his line of duty and two he is a man of GOD. He is a Burundian native, a singer, songwriter, performer, studio engineer, music producer, record label owner and a business man.

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R kay back then was known for so many great songs including the one released by his group Shammah [with Mbuvi] titled “Ukilya Moko” that went on to become the first religious song to receive massive airplay on radio stations.

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Later on R Kay has been involved in productions for artiste’s such as : Mbuvi [Kwata Kawaya] , Esther Wahome  , Jemimah Thiongo, Rufftone [Tsinyanga Tsiwere], Henri Mutuku , Daddy Owen [Defender] , Ole Willy[Maskio Ya Mungu], Alice Kamande [Upendo Ule Ule],Ambassada [Watoto Inkane] among many others.

He has taught many the way to earn in life including the fast rising producer Tim of Still Alive and super producer J Blessing of Link Video. One thing many would ask is what does R Kay eat or drink for him to still be in the industry for about 17 years. The answer is quite simple :

“The Bible says the man who delights on the word of GOD and meditates upon it daily shall not wither and everything he does shall prosper. This is a case which we can attribute it to R Kay who has played a role of mentor to many gospel artistes and producers  in our ministry.”

For sure R Kay is talented as when you listen to what he has produced you will never leave your sit but listen and listen and listen.

We celebrate R Kay.


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Say Hi To The Mentors : R Kay Meets Up With Kenyan Gospel Legends Esther Wahome, Sara K , Jemmimah Thiongo, Pst Joan Wairimu [Photo]

This is one of the few moments where renown singers in gospel ministry share a table to discuss matters that concern their ministry as a whole.

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This happened when super producer R Kay met up with some of the gospel legends in Kenya who are Sarah K, Mary Githinji, Pst Joan Wairimu, Jemmimah Thiong’o and Esther Wahome.

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Dear New Artiste’s !! East Africa’s Best Producer “R KAY” Has A Great Recording Offer, You Can’t Miss!!

Robert Kamanzi/R Kay  is the most decorated music producer in East Africa. He is a composer, a songwriter, an actor, a singer a music director and an accomplished music entrepreneur.

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Over the last 12 years, he has worked tirelessly to revolutionize the position of East African music and bringing it to the forefront of music from other regions in Africa.  R Kay has worked with artistes like : Bobby WineBlue 3KidumLady Jay DeeRay CProfessor JayMassambaShanelJimmy GaitOliver MtikudziMercy MasikaRoughtoneSuzanna OwiyoPrezzo and Sanna just to name a few


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Being part of the music industry R Kay has seen many new artiste’s crying out for a place to record or better still can’t afford paying the fees. On that note he has come up with a great offer for new artistes/uprising artistes so that they can record. R Kay is willing to record any new artiste with half the cost of recording that is the price will be covered by both parties 50/50.

Speaking to Uliza Links R Kay Says :

It’s not practical for one to record everyone for free so the best I can do is to give a discount where we share the cost 50/50. So I extend this offer to all those talented singers who desire to start recording. Make your dream come true! 
To contact R Kay’s company Ingoma call them now on
 0728 663 233 or 020 5213777



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