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Octopizzo whose real name is Henry Ohanga, he is a hip hop artist and a youth activist from Kibera.

 He is the founder of Octopizzo Foundation, founder of Refugee Art programmee dubbed “Artist for Refugee” with UNHRC , Ambassador for Awareness on violence against women and girls and also an actor.

He did a computer course in Mombasa but later moved to Nairobi where he took a course of an electrician, he worked in a juakali based garage for 3yrs before join music fulltime.

At a very young age Octopizzo was first and foremost shaped by his life in Kibera, but was musically influenced by artists such as Jay Z,Nas,Biggie,Pac and many more.

He has perfomed in amajor events all across the world; Shambala Festival in UK, Spoken World In Berlin,Sauti za Busara Festival in Zanzibar,Kenyan Night in Dubai,Reepabhan festival Hamburg,Coca cola world cup tour,Safaricom Live just to mention a few