The Miss Africa USA Management proudly welcomes Kenyan-American Artist Kanja the African King and his extra-ordinary crew to the Miss Africa stage July 24 2010. Kanja has made his name on the BET stage competing with some of the best rising artists in the business. We are proud to have Kanja as one of the Performers for the Miss Africa USA Pageant this year.
KANJA MUCHOKI known as KANJA THE AFRIKAN KING, is a rising international star and a unique
new artist in the music industry. Known for his mix of hip-hop, R&B, reggae music and lyrics spoken
in his native languages of Kikuyu and Swahili, KANJA is bringing a totally different sound in rhythmic
Also a powerful songwriter, KANJA is currently working with celebrity artists and upcoming singers all
over the world. His young and innovative ways of creating music are now beginning to create a buzz
about KANJA as an artist with the potential for a long-term career in the music industry.
No newcomer to music and performing, KANJA, now 22, has been touring the world since the age
of 15. Born in London, U.K, his family comes from Kenya, Africa where his reggae /African sounds
originate. His music has international appeal, playing in places such as Amsterdam, the United
Kingdom, Africa, Sweden and the United States.
KANJA’s versatile ways of performing led to his B.E.T’s 106 & Park win on Wild Out in October 2009,
and upcoming performance in the all-star segment of 106 & park in June 2010.
KANJA has performed in London, the United States, and East Africa and has appeared on B.E.T’s
Blaze the Stage and at Hampton University with major neo-soul recording artist, Raheem Devaughn,
J. Holiday, & Slim, as well as a concert featuring Jerimiah, Latoya Luckett, & Fabolous and Beenie
Man. He has also performed in Virginia Beach, in the DC/Maryland/Virginia area where he grew up.
In his new hit single, “Cry for You”, KANJA speaks of the struggle of his country, and dedicated it
to the people he’s lost and others who have lost someone close. KANJA also started Red Touch
Entertainment, with proceeds benefiting the HIV/aids campaign in East Africa.
An Artist on the Move
A Hampton University graduate (May 2009) with a degree in fine & performing arts and specialty in
Theater Performance, KANJA has also appeared in a few short films and has plans to audition for
major roles in the film industry. He is currently seeking a recording deal with a major label.
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