Born: Anthony Baraka
Date of Birth: 13th April
Stage Name: Louie
Occupation: Rapper, Songwriter, Performer
Years Active: 2014- present
Genres: Hip Hop, Rap, Pop
Associated Acts: Pablo the MasterForce, Ammateller, Robatoz The Badman, Papa Veen, LvoOnTheBeat, Gabiro.
Louie is a rapper from Kenya, mostly accredited for him flow, song writing skills and ability to master different genres of music.
Louie spent most of his young age not acquitted with music till he was around 12. This the age he first listened to any secular music and he fell in love with rap. The idea of being a rapper didn`t ever hit him till late 2011 when he met two producers in Maseno University where he schooled. Peter Mwema and Job Barasa introduced him to music recording where he recorded his first 2 demos.
In 2014 he met an old friend of his, Robatoz the Badman, together with Eze Chris they released his first official single “Mwambie Ilete”. This singles had positive reviews and it marked the beginning of his music journey.
In 2015 he teamed up with Lvo, of Inkverse Music, who is responsible for his current production. This partnership led to production of Louie`s 2015 EP “All About Me”. All About Me EP was a great project that propelled Louie`s career to a much better level. The EP was dropped on 30th of September, 2015 the same date as when his debut video had dropped.
In 2016, he was part of a music video dropped by an award winning artist from Kisumu who goes by the name Gabiro. The video was dubbed Ujumbe Remix which received major airplay on local media stations positioning Louie as one of the promising artist coming from the lake side.
The same year, 2016, he dropped his second official music video dubbed “Dance Floor” in which he featured 2 amazing and sensational rappers- Amateller & Pablo TheMasterForce.
The release of the video was a success as everyone who listened to it loved it. The response from both fans, deejays and friends was over whelming.
He is inspired by old school music, both locally and world-wide.
He was raised with a grandma, who he acknowledges a lot in his recent singles. This was with the help of his aunts and Uncle.
He is a graduated Anthropologist from Maseno University and enjoys technology stuff.
YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJOUFZFU1QVTv3KGU8y3cXQ
Sound cloud: https://soundcloud.com/officiallouie
Facebook: Louie Music
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