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Brian Mwendwa aka Dr.Reign is a Hip Hop artist, medical doctor, aspiring pediatrician and an activist. We had a twitter chat with him about Career and Music .Here are a few of the things you didn’t know about him.He started rapping at fifteen years of age.  In 2010, while studying in Europe, he was part of the Onyx Hip Hop tour in Russia and his experience was amazing.He did three shows with Onyx and collaborated on a song with Fredro Starr.



His songs like Rock The Yard and Running infused a lot of rock which was influenced from a live band he used to have which made him appreciate other genres of music. Dr.Reign did a Black and Yellow Remix in Russian which he performed in front of a predominantly Russian crowd.

 Brian Mwendwa says that he is the only Kenyan artist that was in Russia and left a mark. He added that not many Kenyans in Russia have been able to achieve that.We asked him how the Hip Hop community is like in Russia and his take is that Hip Hop culture is an international language that bridges many gaps.


 If he was doing too well in Russia in terms of music and had made a name for himself we needed to know why he came back to Kenya?He said that Kenya is his home and he wanted to join the public service as a doctor and make a difference.


 He had also never done music in Kenya before. In 2010, he was the only one of the doctors in Lamu who attended to the Mpeketoni attack victims.


Where does he get the activism bug from? It was his grandfather who was an activist,politician,former minister and part of the group that was handed Kenya’s first constitution in the Lancaster, Ngala Mwendwa.

Very interesting right?

We were very interested to know if he had any new projects he was working on this year and he said that he was currently working on a EP that will be ready by the end of this year. He says meanwhile we will be seeing a lot of him.


 As a Hip Hop artist we wanted to know his diagnosis of the state of Hip Hop in Kenya.He says the state of Hip Hop in Kenya is better than it was before but we need more than just Khaligraph Jones to take it to the next step. Check out the Doctor’s latest prescription Sauce in which he teams up with Kayvo K Force and Keb -Sauce.


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