Yoh! This week on our hot and entertaining segment #TheKissRoundUp we focus the spotlight on top stories making headlines in the Entertainment industry.
So let’s dive straight into it!
The Millions KRG the Don pays as School fees for His Kids
Flamboyant rapper, KRG The Don, speaking to Mpasho's Dennis Milimo, has revealed the figures he pays as school fees for his kids.
As expected, the artist did not shy away from revealing the details as he said for the three kids in school right now, he pays approximately Sh4.8 million.
"Watoto wangu wanasoma Nairobi, kuna mmoja nalipa laki saba (700,000), kuna mwingine nalipa laki sita (600,000), na kuna mwingine nalipa laki tatu (300,000). (My kids' school in Nairobi, there is one that I pay Khs. 700,000, the other one Khs. 600,000, the other one Khs. 300,000.).
"Na kuna mwingine ndio anataka kuanza shule, ukipiga kwa jumla haraka haraka, kwa mwaka, mtoto mmoja anachukua milioni mbili na laki (2,100,000), mwingine anachukua milioni moja laki nane (1,800,000), mwingine laki tisa (900,000). (The other one is yet to begin. If you do the quick math, you will find in a year, I pay for one child Khs. 2,100,000, the other takes Khs. 1,800,000 and the other one Khs 900,000)"
He went on to state; "Mwingine wa mwisho ambaye ana miaka tatu akianza shule nitawepea mambo. (The last born is three years and he is yet to join school when he does, I will give you the details.)"
Why Nadia Mukami has never bought Diapers
Singer Nadia Mukami has revealed that baby Kai will be turning six weeks, and she has never bought diapers for her son since birth.
The songstress said people would randomly gift her goodies for baby Haseeb Kai; she termed Kai a favored boy.
"It’s amazing how since Kai was born, I have never bought Diapers and he turns 6 months in a week’s time!!! He’s such a Favored boy♥️🙏 Thank you kaNadians Team Nadia)."
The Wangu hitmaker revealed the details after a group of KaNadians, (as she terms them) surprised her with a cake, and branded Mama, Uncle, Baba, and Toto Kai white t-shirts, among other things.
Jalang'o explains why he has turned down 6 radio job offers
Lang'ata MP Jalang'o has declined six employment offers that require him to return to radio.
In a recent interview, Jalas explained that companies continue to value his work ethic, which is why they want to work with him.
The lawmaker said that his greatest accomplishment was his commitment to hard work, which is why he would always be useful to any company that needs his services.
“It’s like 6 radio stations. When you know what you do and how hard you work and employers know that you are somebody who puts time… you know our generation.
"Any time you are given work to do, give it 100 percent, work hard and employers will always love you. There are so many radio stations who would still want me today, to have me back on air because they know 6:00 am every morning I will always be there to start the work," he told Eve Mungai.
Why Murugi Munyi might be your new favorite radio host
Content creator cum businesswoman Murugi Munyi has expressed her desire to join radio.
It's not a new space for her as she has previously hosted shows and her current flex as a podcaster.
On her social media platform, Murugi made it clear she was readily available to be on the airwaves after the former Kiss breakfast show host Jalang'o rejected six job offers.
"Can those people come to me, I'm available." she wrote.
The messy in-between podcast that Murugi hosts alongside her co-host Lydia K.M has been nominated by Pulse awards as the podcast influencer of the year; if the current tally is anything to go by, they are bagging the award undisputed.
Zari Hassan pampers boyfriend with sweet nothings
Businesswoman Zari Hassan is out here gushing over her boyfriend Shakib Lutaaya over what she has termed as changing her life.
In a new TikTok video, the mother of five confessed that she is currently glowing in her relationship and all thanks to Lutaaya.
In the video, the socialite pokes fun at detractors and revels in the calmness that has caused her to put on weight, which she credits to her romance with Lutaaya.
"I'm starting to grow big. I see the cheek. I have given myself a lot of peace. Mr. Lutaaya you're giving me a lot of peace, because, people, let me tell you about peace of mind, let me tell you about peace of mind, that one, no matter what you do, you grow big, even when you are not eating,” Zari confessed.
"Mr. Lutaaya whatever you are doing, add more. Add me another dose, whatever you are doing because they are working, they are working. Even those bewitching are frustrated, they need a refund. I still have my peace, go and ask for a refund."
Since hooking up with Lutaaya, 30, Zari, 41, has vacillated between being aggressive and defensive as backlash grows from people who think her lover is much younger than her and could pass for her son.
Steflon Don blasts ex-lover Burna Boy
Steflon Don, a British-Jamaican dance hall and rap musician, has at last discussed her ex-popular boyfriend's song "Last Last" and whether or not it was actually about their relationship.
Steflon was open about her romance and how it ended when she spoke with TT Torrez on the Hot 97 chat show.
"Your last boyfriend, we all know Burna Boy ya'all not together.... so what happened? We might as well dive into it..." Tee said.
Laughing nervously Stef said she did not want to dive into the subject at the moment.
She, however, noted, "We were together for 2 and a half years and everyone said we looked cute together but you know... sometimes you have to move on."
After assuring Stef she didn't have to talk about their relationship if she didn't want to, TT then inquired about Burna's popular song "Last Last" and whether it was a dig at their union.
" His song Last Last, was he talking about your relationship? Do you think he was talking about you in that song? " The host shot the question.
However, the 30-year-old English rapper has a few tricks up her sleeve and appears to know how to manage an interview.
Bien's wife Chiki clears the air on open relationship and vasectomy
Chiki Kuruka has for the first time addressed her husband's controversial statements about marriage.
She also gave her views on how she felt when Bien said he would consider having a vasectomy.
Chiki was recently interviewed by Mpasho's Kalondu Musyimi who sought Chiki's opinion about her husband's comments.
The dance Queen set the record straight saying Bien's comments have been misunderstood.
Most recently is that he would be willing to do family planning (Vasectomy) to save Chiki that hustle.
"But he didn't say that. I urge the media platforms to be more responsible in their reporting. He never said that.
"What he said was contraception can't just be the responsibility of a woman.
"And personally, if it was the case that I was uncomfortable with continuing with contraception he wouldn't mind being the person that takes over that responsibility. We can't have it both ways," she made it clear.
Why Nameless wants a road named after the late E-sir
Legendary Kenyan musician David Mathenge stage name Nameless has started a petition to have a public road named after Late Isah Mmari popularly known as E-sir.
The online petition wants a road in South C, the hood where the star grew up named after him (E-sir).
The petition is contained on the website Change.org where Nameless petitions Nairobi governor Johson Sakaja to consider the request.
Nameless details how E Sir died.
"19 years ago, Kenya lost a national treasure, a progressive musician, Issah Mmari alias E-sir.
The Petition further adds why naming a road or street after E Sir would be a good recognition
Celestine Ndinda and Njugush welcome a bouncing baby boy
The family of comedian Timothy Kimani, alias Njugush, and his wife Celestine 'Wakavinye' Ndinda just welcomed a new baby.
Wakavinye posted up on Saturday, commemorating one month since the family welcomed baby Toria.
Only their closest friends and relatives were aware that Celestine had given birth because the couple had withheld the news from the general public.
“It's now 1 month since we welcomed our newest family member, Baby Toria. Thank you all for your prayers and wishes. Mama boys, Tugi&Toria (inyaa tuvese😍),”
The news of Celestine and Njugush welcoming their bundle of joy excited a section f the fans and celebrities' who gushed over them with lovely comments.
Mulamwah’s ex-Sonnie selling her dreadlocks at Sh300K, fans react
Carrol Sonie, the mother of comedian Mulamwah's child, has said that she is prepared to sell her dreadlocks for Sh300,000.
This comes days after she underwent the big chop.
In an Instagram Q&A, the mother of one told her followers about this. A fan had requested as to whether Carrol would be willing to sell her lush locs and how much the mother-of-one would charge for them.
Sonnie responded "Selling them at sh300k..if interested hit me up."
The price caught the attention of Eddie Butita who said that is the cost of three boda boda's.
Carrol Sonnie shaved her dreadlocks this past weekend. She intimated that it's about new beginnings.
"Tumenyoa tuone Kama mambo itaenda Sawa😂😂 Anyways, new look loading....
This past weekend, Carrol unveiled her short coloured hairstyle that blew fans away. Many commented that she looked amazing.
Anita Nderu narrates her motherhood struggles
Media Personality Anita Nderu is out here narrating her motherhood experience and everything in her details is funny.
The former radio girl started by confessing how she has been daydreaming of being pregnant the whole of last week despite welcoming her bundle of joy a few weeks ago.
“Spent the last week daydreaming of when I was still pregnant. The 4th trimester feels like I lied with my chest at a job interview for a high-ranking position and now it is time to deliver on my oh-so-false CV and promise,” she opened her narration".
Adding that; “That same chest I lied with has been put to work in ways I am too shocked for my brain to compute into sentences that express how I truly feel without laughing and crying at the same time🤣.
The former Capital FM radio host also touched on her struggles when it come to breastfeeding her newborn baby.
Vanessa Mdee & Rotimi acquire another multi-million Mansion
Atlanta-based Tanzanian singer Vanessa Mdee and her fiancé Rotimi have acquired a mansion in the US on a mission to secure their future.
In a post, Mdee mentioned that the new mansion was built from scratch, and it's now ready to be rented out.
“This investment life is great ✨ GOD WE GIVE YOU THE GLORY ✨ Another one of our homes, built from the ground up, furnished and ready to make money 💰,” Vanessa Mdee shared.
In a short video, the singer shared a sneak peek of their new house- putting it's interior on display while appealing to those in need to rent it out.
This is the third mansion that Vanessa Mdee and Rotimi have acquired in months.
John Legend's wife backtracks her miscarriage announcement
Just three months after announcing that they are expecting baby number three ( would have been four) John Legend's wife, Chrissy Teigen has just dropped another bombshell.
The 36-year-old model just revealed that she did not actually suffer a miscarriage back in 2020 like she had announced to the world.
The mother of two said she had an abortion at 20 weeks but in her defense she claims, she didn't realize that's what she had done up until recently.
Chrissy said it was time to call a spade a spade and not a big spoon and netizens are mad furious.
Speaking during a summit called "A day of Unreasonable Conversation" Chrissy told the audience that it wasn't until nearly a year later ( after they'd lost the baby) did she process the fact that she had an abortion.
"Two years ago, when I was pregnant with Jack (they'd already named their unborn baby) John, my third child, and I had to make a lot of difficult and heartbreaking decisions.
It became very clear around halfway through that he would not survive, and that I wouldn’t either without any medical intervention." The Instagram influencer and budding chef told the audience.