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Meet Kahush, Mutahi Kagwe’s rapper son

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe is at the front line in fighting COVID-19 in the country and his efforts are much recognized and appreciated by Kenyans.

One of Kagwe’s four children, Kahu Mburu Mutahi (Kahush) is a Hip Hop rapper, with a song that topped the airwaves since its release in November 2019. Mi Siwezi (I Can’t) has been played severally by top DJs in the country including DJ John Rabar of Homeboyz Radio the song had a good reception in the Kenyan hip-hop entertainment scene.

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Mutahi Kagwe’s son Kahush on the right.

When the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic began spreading in the country around mid-March, the health minister in a daily press briefing said his son was also in a  mandatory quarantine facility due to his travel history to combat the spread of the disease as directed by the Ministry of health.

I can tell you at a personal level, I have a son and a niece under quarantine,” Kagwe stated.

Many Netizens were curious to see who the young man is and according to Gearbox, an IT website, Kahush as an IT student in Leicester, United Kingdom, who has developed a system – Light and Motion Sensor System – that is able to sense motion and manage lighting in rooms depending on the motion detected, thus saving energy as many people forget to turn off the lights.

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Kahush operating his technical innovation.

His automated Lighting and Motion sensor system works by managing how much energy is used in the lighting of spaces around the house by regulating the lighting systems whether people are in the house or not.

The system also turns on the light in a room when someone gets into a room and switches it off immediately they leave. While explaining his innovation, Kahush explained that his innovation would be helpful to the physically challenged, the aged, and children who would need to use such rooms.

His studies aside, Kahush is a rapper who has released a few hits into the airwaves one of his hit songs Mi siwezi was played on severally on radio and by Kenyan Dj’s.On his music, he states he is influenced by Khaligraph Jones and Magix Enga in Kenya as he hopes to make more hit songs sometime soon.

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Recognizing I can make art that could live, be remembered and affect someone is what inspired me.  I’d say I’m influenced by Jason Kalinga, J Cole, Thugger, Uzi, Santi, SZA and TNT. I look up to Sauti Sol, Khaligraph Jones, Magix Enga and Lupita Nyong’o,” Kahush stated in an interview with a local media outlet. 

Here is one of his hit songs Mi siwezi  video courtsey Youtube