Bahati is a Kenyan Gospel artist born in 1994 with full name Kevin Bahati. His mother passed on when he was still young while his father remarried and relocated to different part of the country. The hardships of being young without parents to watch over him led him into ABC Children’s Home, Mathare. He started nurturing his music career through reciting poems and playing instruments while still at the children’s home. He did so well that in 2010, he even represented St. Teresa’s Boys East Leigh in the Music Festival National competition in Nakuru where he played the guitar.
It began way back at an early age but came into the limelight in 2013 when he released his first single song siku ya kwanza. He later did a collabo song with his best friend Mr. Seed called wangu then continued to illuminate his music star. It is the song mama that touched many and accumulated him a huge fan base. It was his song barua that took over the music industry and topped charts all over. He also produced the song machozi in which he talks about his early life and the struggles he underwent.
Since then he has done many songs both singles and collabos. Some of the top collabos are bora nife featuring aslay from Tanzania, barua Kwa mama featuring eddy kenzo from Uganda and ndogo ndogo featuring David wonder.
He launched his music recording label called Eastland’s Most Beloved (EMB) records and has already signed in artists like David Wonder and Rebecca Soki Kalwenze.
- Best Male Artist Groove Awards 2014 & 2015
- Best Male Video Kenya Pulse Awards
- Healso won Best Gospel Act Africa AFRIMMA AWARDS
Bahati was head over heels in love with Tanzanian bongo movie actress Elizabeth Michael commonly known as lulu. He even went on social media to declare his unending love for the gorgeous actress asking Tanzania presenter Millard Ayo to pass his love wishes to her. He wrote, “Nikiweza mpata Lulu Elizabeth Michael nitatulia kabisa. Mtaacha kusikia nikiitwa single boy, Millard Ayo akileta #StoryZaBongo mwambieni nimemtuma apeleke hizi habari kwa Elizabeth Michael.” However things did not go as per his wishes and they never found a way into each other’s arms.
Family and marriage
Bahati finally came to tie a knot with Diana marua. Together they are blessed with a daughter named Heaven Bahati. Diana and Bahati met when he was interviewing video vixens for his song Mapenzi. He actually chose her as the vixen for that song and their love journey began thereafter. He started inviting her to church which earned them the name “prayer partners”. They grew closer, started dating and finally got married in a private ceremony.
Bahati has a first born daughter named Mueni Bahati who he got with his former girlfriend Vyette Obura.
Siku ya kwanza
Ten over ten
Kumbe Kumbe ft. Mr. seed
Bora nife ft. aslay
Barua Kwa mama ft. eddy kenzo
Story yangu ft. denno
Kuchu Kuchu ft. king kaka and wyre
Nikumbushe ft. rayvanny
Wangu ft. Mr. seed
Find also Aslay biography and songs here: