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Born and raised in the East African city of Nairobi, Kenya, I started writing songs at the age of 10, inspired by parallels in the urban lives of the people around me and those in the media. 12 years on, I am still writing and performing, growing every day as an artist.

My debut album was completed and scheduled to be released in 2004, at the age of 14. Unfortunately, due to lack of recording space and finances, the project was scrapped. In 2006, I struck up a friendship with two up and coming producers, K-Yos and AR-15 at Miagi Entertainment, with whom I began collaborating.

While studying engineering in London, I finally released my first mixtape in 2009, entitled, “Goin’ For Gold”. This was followed by another mixtape ,“After the 1st”, the following year. Although certain songs such as “Make Your Move”, “Sunrise to Sunset” and “Addict”, were released to good reviews, the mixtape was never released in its entirety.

In order to successfully juggle my degree course and artist life, I developed what many term as an unparalleled work ethic. To date, I have recorded close to 50 finished songs and written well over 100. I also experimented in the role of producer and taught myself how to master and mix all my own records. Who better to find the sound I am searching for but me? On completion of a 4 year long degree program, I moved back to Kenya to pursue music full time.

I am currently working on my album "Where I Am Now".

GBO Golden Boy Odongo, Nairobi, Kenya

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    Just A Warm Up

    GBO on February 20, 2014 16:29
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    I'll Be Here

    GBO on December 03, 2013 16:30
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    My City

    GBO on January 09, 2013 19:08
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    Everything

    GBO on October 11, 2012 17:07
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    D.T.A.

    GBO on June 08, 2012 00:28
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    Addict

    GBO on August 01, 2011 16:43
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    Sunrise To Sunset

    GBO on August 01, 2011 16:38
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    Make Your Move

    GBO on June 01, 2011 17:05
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    Motivated

    GBO on December 22, 2010 11:52

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