10 Things You Did Not Know About Churchill Show’s Mchungaji and Mtumishi

November 1, 2013
1 Their real names are Gilbert Baraza and Josephat Mchasia ((Mtumishi and Mchungaji respectively)

2 They were both street boys at one point of their lives.

3 They used to walk all the way from Kawangware to Carnivore for Churchill Show auditions then stay the whole day without food

4 They are part of a group called Kreative Generations comprising of 15 members. Mtumishi is the chairman and Mchungaji is the vice-chairman.

5 Apart from Kreative art, the group also makes ornaments from beads besides greenhouse farming.

6 When they joined Churchill they did some Chinese translation for some time and people loved it; but when they experimented with comical music the reaction was phenomenal.

7 They are inspired by Jim Carey, Mr. Bean, Churchill, Eric Omondi and Nyambane ( inspires their attire on stage)

8 Mtumishi comes from a single parent family. After his parents separated, he dropped out of school in Form Two and became a street boy.

9 Mchungaji was taken in by his stepmother when his mom passed on and started working in achang’aa distillery before ending up on the streets of Kakamega before coming to Nairobi where he started performing comedy on the streets, in crusades and weddings in efforts to survive.

10 Their survival secret in the industry: discipline, putting God first and support from other members of Kreative Generations. They also take comedy as a job and work very hard.


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