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Willy Paul - Kenyan Musical Artist 

Willy Paul Biography


Willy Paul real name Wilson Abubakar Radido, was
born in February 1993 in Mathare slums. He is a Kenyan
musician who won the male artist of the year in 2013.

Early Life


He is the son of Mr Radido who is from Ugandan
descent and was a Carpenter while his wife, an
Immigrant from Tanzania, was a salonist up until 2011
when a chronic illness confined her to her bed.Paul
dropped out of school in 2011 due to financial
constraints emanating from having lost his father. He
was forced to engage in Juakali jobs to generate
income to support his bed-ridden mother alongside his
three siblings.

Willy Paul Musical Career


His major breakthrough in music came in 2010, when he
co-authored his first single Sitolia with Gloria Muliro,
which a reflection of his life history, depicting the
struggles he had gone through but giving himself a
renewed hope that God had been faithful enough to
bring him to the limelight.
On Thursday 5 December 2013, he launched his first
album which had songs like You never know,Lala
Salama,Mpenzi and Kitanzi at the KICC graced by
musicians Daddy Owen, Ben Githae, Gloria Muliro, DK
Kwenye Beat, Ben Bahati, Bahati, Men Of God (MOG),
Size 8, Mr Seed, Shiru Wa GP, Betty Bayo, Danny Gift,
DJ Sadic and DJ Mo
Willy Paul announced that he would be touring the USA
where he would perform in different Churches in 12
states. The tour organised by Talanta Awards was to
begin on 8 March to April 2014. The tour however begun
on 10 March in Sacramento, California.He performed
alongside artiste Polly Odotte at the House of Glory
Church.He then headed to Neema Gospel Church in
Dallas, TX and on 15 March,performed at St Louisiana,
Missouri.On 29–30 March, Willy ministered to the
audience at Neema Community Church in Overland
Park, Kansas.He concluded his tour on 27 April in Las
Vegas, Nevada.

The much talented Willy Paul Msafi recently found
himself in controversy after his rival musician in the
Gospel industry, Bahati, accused him of stealing his
song. This saw Bahati’s fans pounce on Willy Paul with
harsh criticism over the social media, accusations he
denied to have committed. However, this ended during
the 10th annual Groove Awards Nominations which
happened on Wednesday 22 April 2015 held at the
Nairobi Arboretum grounds. They were asked to
reconcile and were prayed for shortly in the event.
Willy Paul ended up scooping four nominations for the
awards with his huge song ["Tam Tam”] , a
collaboration song with the energetic songstress Size 8
released in 2014 granting him; Collabo of the Year,
Video of the Year, Song of the year and then Male
Artist of the Year. Then came the 10th annual Groove
Awards on Saturday 6 June 2015 that saw Willy Paul
go home with no award contrary to Bahati who won four
awards. Apart from this, Willy Paul has made great
progress in terms of making music, i.e., Tam Tam,
Mamangu, Vigelegele, Mapenzi and then his latest song
Hukuniacha.


Philanthropy

Having grown up in Mathare slums, Willy Paul has set
up his own foundation in Mathare to help the needy
people in the area.Willy Paul has also been able to
assist young children get access to basic education
and healthcare

Controversy with Bahati

Willy Paul and Bahati
Willy Paul and Bahati


Willy Paul found himself in controversy after his rival
musician in the Gospel industry, Bahati, accused him of
stealing his song. This saw Bahati’s fans pounce on
Willy Paul with harsh criticism over the social media,
accusations he denied to have committed. However, this
ended during the 10th annual Groove Awards
Nominations which happened on Wednesday 22 April
2015 held at the Nairobi Arboretum grounds.
They were asked to reconcile and were prayed for
shortly in the event. Willy Paul ended up scooping four
nominations for the awards with his huge song [["Tam
Tam”] a collaboration song with the energetic
songstress Size 8 released in 2014 granting him;
Collabo of the Year, Video of the Year, Song of the year
and then Male Artist of the Year.
Then came the 10th annual Groove Awards on Saturday
6 June 2015 that saw Willy Paul go home with no award
contrary to Bahati who won four awards. Apart from
this, Willy Paul has made great progress in terms of
making music, i.e., Tam Tam, Mamangu, Vigelegele,
Mapenzi and then his latest song Hukuniacha.

Willy Paul - Girlfriend

Willy Paul had a girlfriend Michelle but they later had
a nasty break-up. She accused him of being violent and
overly insecure, allegations that were denied by Willy
Paul.
It turned out that Willy moved on, in 2016, with a lass
of Ethiopian origin. Michelle has moved on too, with
Fred Omondi.
Willy Paul Marriage cancelled
Willy had announced his engagement to his Ethiopian
girlfriend.Willy later changed his mind and called off
his wedding plans. He claimed that he was “wrongly
advised.”
He took to Instagram where he posted a photo of
himself with his girl, which he captioned; “Am not
getting married!!! Am too young I was being advised
wrongly….by the wrong people…Am building my future.”