Dj Fatxo biography
Dj Fatxo is a popular Kenyan Kikuyu musician. He is a hitmaker and his is music is popular among different age groups. However, his real name is Lawrence Njuguna Waguru. Unlike many urban Kikuyu youths, Fatxo has a good command in Kikuyu language.
Beside music he is an entrepreneur and businessman.
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Quick facts about Dj Fatxo
Real/official name: Lawrence Njuguna Waguru
Stage name: Dj Fatxo
Place of birth: Kinangop, Engineer, Nyandarua County, Kenya
Birthday: 25th April
Year of birth: 1996
Occupation/profession: DJ, Musician and Entrepreneur
Wife/girlfriend: Gathoni Waruguru
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Dj Fatxo Age
The popular musician was born on 25th April 1996, he is 27 years old. He celebrates his birthday on the 25th day of April every year.
Dj Fatxo family
His parent are Njoki Wagura (mother) and Mr Wagura (father). However, details of his other siblings remain scanty.
Early life of Dj Fatxo
The popular mugithi musician was born at Kinangop, Engineer, Nyandarua County, Kenya. However, as to where he was brought up remains his personal secret.
Dj Fatxo education background
The musician attended Kinangop pride and Morning Starlight Academy for his primary and secondary education respectively. Later, he joined System Unit DJ Academy where he honed his Dj skills.
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After honing his Dj skills, he started his career with gigs at clubs and events within Nairobi metropolitan zone. Among the clubs he dee jayed are in Ruiru. However, he quick gained popularity and got a full-time job at Kenyatta University Television (KUTV) as a disk jockey.
As a Dj at KUTV that he met and created a working relationship with a popular band, the Saliors Gang. He became their DJ too.
After working for the sailors gang, Fatxo gave it a trial in music. He released his first single “Tuinuke Twi Kong’o,” on Youtube on 6th January 2020. His did his second and third single “Kiogora” on 17th February 2020 and “Ndi Mang’a” on 18th April 2020.
Of the three singles, “Ndi Mang’a” became a hit with over 2.5k views and made Fatxo more popular than before. “Ndi Mang’a” was composed to praise alcohol.
Dj Fatxo is among three Nyandarua born Kikuyu musician who has made fame from his Kikuyu secular music industry. The other two are Samidoh and Jose Gatutura.
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Dj Fatxo Songs
His music is characterized by well articulated Kikuyu language and different instruments. Mugithi is his speciality and he recently won the best Mugithi artist award in March 2023. Among some of his songs are;
- Di Mang’a
- Inji Ikaaga
- Kuuma na Ngori
- Ikinya Gwa Ikinya
- Mwomboko (feat. Davy Kamoko)
- Mwopiano (feat. Davy Kamoko)
- Kwanyitana O Rimwe
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DJ Fatxo entrepreneurship
Besides being a Dj and musician, he is also a successful entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of Dope Unit Entertainment. Fatxo is also involved in Dj, event management, artist management and branding services. Being a practicing Dj, he is also an DJ trainee instructor.
Dj Fatxo Wife/Girlfriend
The successful musician is married to Gathoni Waruguru, a TV presenter at Nyumba Iitu TV. Additionally, he is a proud father of one. However, we could not authoritatively ascertain if they still live together or are divorced.
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Jeff Mwathi Controversies
In March 2023, Fatxo was in the middle of controversial death of a 23-year-old interior designer, Jeff Mwathi. Preliminary reports indicated that Mwathi died by suicide. However, Mwathi’s family disputed the preliminary report prompting the Director of Criminal Investigation (DCI), homicide division to take up the matter.
Fatxo was placed in the horrible incidence as Jeff was last seen with him at his Redwood Apartments in Kasarani, Nairobi County. The matter is still under investigation and thus has not been arrested.
Dj Fatxo Net worth
The celebrity is net worth is estimated to be between KSh 10 to KSh 20 million. He gets much of his income from Dj career, Music, businesses and brand ambassadorship. In 2022 he bought himself a posh Mercedes benz worth KSh 3.8 million. Additionally, he has also built a descent home for his parents and gifted his girlfriend with a new car.
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