Khaligraph Jones is a Kenyan recording artist and hip-hop musician who has gained popularity for his unique style of music. Born Brian Ouko in 1990 in Bondo, Nyanza, Khaligraph grew up in Nairobi’s Kayole estate with his siblings. He dropped out of school to help his mother financially and later returned to complete his studies, earning a D(plus) in his final KCSE examination.
After completing high school, Khaligraph worked as a bouncer, a gym instructor, and a Matatu conductor, earning very little money. He entered the studio in 2008, and it was not until 2013 when he gained fame with his hit song “YEGO,” which was dedicated to Kenyan sports legend Julius Yego. This song marked his breakthrough into the Kenyan hip-hop scene and earned him a significant following.
Khaligraph Jones charges 500,000 Kenya shillings for each performance at a show, and he has performed in various countries across Africa, increasing his net worth to 200 million Kenya shillings. Additionally, he owns a Ranger Rover worth millions of shillings and runs a car yard called “Omolo customize.” Khaligraph has also received numerous awards, including the East Africa Arts and Entertainment Award, the Sound City Award, and the AFRIMMA Award. He has also been nominated for a BET Award.
In addition to his music career, Khaligraph is a successful businessman who has invested in various firms. He is the proprietor of the recording company Blue Ink Studios and owns a multimillion-shilling mansion that is currently under construction. He also sells factory refurbished cars out of his auto salvage yard, “Omolo customize.”
Khaligraph is a family man and is married to Georgina Muteti. Together they have three children. He also has a child with fellow musician Miss Cashy, with whom he recorded a song called “Micasa sukasa.” Despite facing numerous challenges in his life, Khaligraph Jones has worked hard to become a successful artist and businessman, inspiring many young people to pursue their dreams.