The making of an icon The inspiring journey of Jalang’o – immortalised in new book

Eugine Kabasa, a Kenyan author, is soon to unveil his latest work, “The Making of an Icon: The Inspiring Journey of Jalang’o.” The book is an insightful look into the life of media personality and current Langata MP Jalang’o, who has come a long way from his humble beginnings in Homa Bay. The book’s foreword has been written by NTV news anchor Brian George.

The book details Jalang’o’s journey from his early days in Homa Bay to his rise to fame as a radio presenter, comedian, and politician. It explores his struggles in school, his time working blue-collar jobs, and his breakthrough role on Citizen TV’s Papa Shirandula. The author describes how the book is filled with lessons and commentaries on Jalang’o’s eventful career, showcasing his ability to overcome odds and succeed.

Jalang’o grew up in Homa Bay and was raised by farming parents. Despite losing his father on the day he signed his first radio contract, he persevered and went on to become a prominent figure in the Kenyan media industry. Jalang’o’s educational journey was not easy, as he faced financial difficulties, but he eventually completed high school and moved to Nairobi to work a variety of jobs. He kickstarted his acting career at the Kenya National Theatre and got his big break on Citizen TV’s Papa Shirandula.

Jalang’o’s radio career started at Ramogi FM and he went on to work at several radio stations, including Kiss 100, Radio Maisha, Hot96, and Milele FM. He eventually returned to Kiss FM and hosted the breakfast show alongside Kamene Goro before resigning to focus on his political career. He won the Lang’ata MP seat in August 2022.

Jalang’o is not only a well-known radio and stand-up comedian but also a graduate from Daystar University with a degree in Community Development. The book is not a biography but rather the author’s own insights, based on Jalang’o’s journey. The book is set to be released soon and is suitable for all audiences, especially young people looking for inspiration and motivation.

In conclusion, “The Making of an Icon: The Inspiring Journey of Jalang’o” is sure to be a hit with fans of Jalang’o and anyone interested in the inspiring story of a Kenyan media icon.