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Daddy Owen

Daddy Owen 

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Owen Mwatia popularly known as Daddy Owen or Papa Fololo was born on January 29, 1982. He is a Kenyan contemporary Christian music (CCM) artiste, songwriter, gospel singer and a graphic designer from Kakamega, Kenya. Many of Daddy Owen's Songs became very popular and trendy on social media in line with a great number of streaming and downloads on Boomplay.

Owen is the brother to Kenyan Award-winning gospel musician Rufftone. He is signed to Beats & Blessings family. Daddy Owen is now married to Farida Wambui.

Career
Daddy Owen was born in Kakamega, Western Kenya in 1982. His elder brother Rufftone is a gospel musician who Daddy Owen refers to as "my inspiration. He join a tertiary institution due to financial constraints thus had to travel to Nairobi where he worked as a matatu tout. The income he earned from this job was to meagre that it could not sustain his needs and that of his family.

Daddy Owen has always confessed that he used to be a pick pocket in Downtown Nairobi and thus was until he was attacked by a mob and almost lynched. After spending a whole week in an eye hospital in Kikuyu, he decided to turn over a new leaf. He however remains with a scar on his left eye that he conceals with his pair of sunglasses.

Owen started singing way back when he was still in high school but was not particularly able to hit the limelight because he lacked money to record his songs as he was from a humble background. He however credits his breakthrough to great support both financial, spiritual and emotional from his family, particularly his brother Rufftone and the late gospel artist Kaberere who he has constantly called his mentor.

Daddy Owen released his first album, Haijalishi, in 2004. Some of his most well-known songs are "Mbona" which was co-authored by Denno, "Foundation", "Tobina", "Kazi ya Msalaba", "Saluti", and "System ya Kapungala". He is currently a praise and worship member at the Kenya Assemblies of God, Nairobi.

He has Four albums to his name: Saluti, System ya Kapungala, Son of Man and Haijaisha. He was the Groove Awards male artist of the year from the year 2009 to 2011. His song 'Saluti' earned three groove award nominations and went on win in all three categories. Mwatia popularizes in Lingala music. He is the founder member of Malaika Awards,a Charitable organization for the disabled.

Achievements
Daddy Owen is the founder of Malaika Awards which seeks to honour artistes with disabilities. He also launched the "Macho Macho" campaign aimed at providing medical attention to needy people with eye problems in Kakamega.

The Second Chance Campaign launched by Daddy Owen in 2012 gives moral and financial support to cancer victims in all parts of the country and creates cervical cancer awareness, encourages women to seek cervical cancer screening services.

Daddy Owen also supports the Phoenix football team in Nairobi. He won the Anglophone’ award during the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA). He also bagged the Artist of the year at the 2012 Kisima Awards ceremony. He was the Groove Awards male artist of the year from the year 2009 to 2011. His song 'Saluti' earned three groove award nominations and went on win in all three categories.

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Daddy Owen’s Songs
• Wewe Ni Mungu
• Narejea Kwako
• Kirio
• Mbona
• Kazi Ya Msalaba
• Tobina
• Jumapili
• Kupe De Kalle
• Yahwe
• Foundation
• Okokroko
• Mungu Yuko
• Mwokozi
• Tazama
• Defender
• System Ya Kapungala
• Haijalishi
• Vanity

Daddy Owen's Songs are included in Boomplay music playlists. Search, stream, and download Daddy Owen's Songs, his latest singles and albums in MP3 only on the Boomplay platform for free.
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Daddy Owen

Owen Mwatia popularly known as Daddy Owen or Papa Fololo was born on January 29, 1982. He is a Kenyan contemporary Christian music (CCM) artiste, songwriter, gospel singer and a graphic designer from Kakamega, Kenya. Many of Daddy Owen's Songs became very popular and trendy on social media in line with a great number of streaming and downloads on Boomplay.

Owen is the brother to Kenyan Award-winning gospel musician Rufftone. He is signed to Beats & Blessings family. Daddy Owen is now married to Farida Wambui.

Career
Daddy Owen was born in Kakamega, Western Kenya in 1982. His elder brother Rufftone is a gospel musician who Daddy Owen refers to as "my inspiration. He join a tertiary institution due to financial constraints thus had to travel to Nairobi where he worked as a matatu tout. The income he earned from this job was to meagre that it could not sustain his needs and that of his family.

Daddy Owen has always confessed that he used to be a pick pocket in Downtown Nairobi and thus was until he was attacked by a mob and almost lynched. After spending a whole week in an eye hospital in Kikuyu, he decided to turn over a new leaf. He however remains with a scar on his left eye that he conceals with his pair of sunglasses.

Owen started singing way back when he was still in high school but was not particularly able to hit the limelight because he lacked money to record his songs as he was from a humble background. He however credits his breakthrough to great support both financial, spiritual and emotional from his family, particularly his brother Rufftone and the late gospel artist Kaberere who he has constantly called his mentor.

Daddy Owen released his first album, Haijalishi, in 2004. Some of his most well-known songs are "Mbona" which was co-authored by Denno, "Foundation", "Tobina", "Kazi ya Msalaba", "Saluti", and "System ya Kapungala". He is currently a praise and worship member at the Kenya Assemblies of God, Nairobi.

He has Four albums to his name: Saluti, System ya Kapungala, Son of Man and Haijaisha. He was the Groove Awards male artist of the year from the year 2009 to 2011. His song 'Saluti' earned three groove award nominations and went on win in all three categories. Mwatia popularizes in Lingala music. He is the founder member of Malaika Awards,a Charitable organization for the disabled.

Achievements
Daddy Owen is the founder of Malaika Awards which seeks to honour artistes with disabilities. He also launched the "Macho Macho" campaign aimed at providing medical attention to needy people with eye problems in Kakamega.

The Second Chance Campaign launched by Daddy Owen in 2012 gives moral and financial support to cancer victims in all parts of the country and creates cervical cancer awareness, encourages women to seek cervical cancer screening services.

Daddy Owen also supports the Phoenix football team in Nairobi. He won the Anglophone’ award during the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA). He also bagged the Artist of the year at the 2012 Kisima Awards ceremony. He was the Groove Awards male artist of the year from the year 2009 to 2011. His song 'Saluti' earned three groove award nominations and went on win in all three categories.

Follow Boomplay and keep up-to-date with the latest songs of Daddy Owen and information.

Daddy Owen’s Songs
• Wewe Ni Mungu
• Narejea Kwako
• Kirio
• Mbona
• Kazi Ya Msalaba
• Tobina
• Jumapili
• Kupe De Kalle
• Yahwe
• Foundation
• Okokroko
• Mungu Yuko
• Mwokozi
• Tazama
• Defender
• System Ya Kapungala
• Haijalishi
• Vanity

Daddy Owen's Songs are included in Boomplay music playlists. Search, stream, and download Daddy Owen's Songs, his latest singles and albums in MP3 only on the Boomplay platform for free.

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    Reinha Higgins

    xo good... keep it up OWEN!!!
    Tanzania

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    KAARIA NICK

    best gospel artist in Kenya
    Kenya

    Auwal Sanikzr

    We are together with my friend usudhdhdudhdvv dhdjdhdjiaegehiiwhe s jaisheiwshdvjsisjebdjsk dbsisiebbesoksdbissbd .dsisusuwuedbbsisijsdusisdbd snsidvdiwksd bsapweyebewkoeudbd ddjesdnneue
    Nigeria

    Safari Jeffa

    owen your one of our best champion gospel musician ever had in kenya. your songs bless me alot be blessed and produce more song to continue blessing us
    Kenya

    Reginadg3fh

    great,,just great
    Kenya

    joybrinanjoki

    I love u daddy Owen u inspiration to my life[0x1f618]
    Kenya

    Josephine Owino

    Good music blessed up OWEN
    Kenya

    Reymi David_De Christian

    Donjo.... Noma Sana. Salute you from Day One. God blessing be upon you..
    Kenya

    raphael ngala

    kapungala my favorite song damn old is Gold
    Kenya

    Jackie Shiz

    awesome and cute sing
    Kenya

    Kenneth Nabwayo

    Owen your one of our best champion gospel musician ever had in Western.
    Kenya

    Geegeedepfj

    Owen the best....
    Kenya

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