Henry Ohanga, commonly referred to by his stage name Octopizzo is an award winning a recording and perfoming artist, humanitarian and entrepreneur.
Born in the sprawling slums of Kibera, Nairobi, Octopizzo currently have 4 albums to his credit. His latest album veers in the direction of full live band jazz/soul/afro direction and is entitled “Next Year”. All of his albums are available on iTunes.
He is now a globally recognized artist who also has a strong passion for community outreach and youth empowerment. He founded his no-profit -Octopizzo Foundation in 2015 and through the Foundation, he hopes to use the uniting ingredients of creativity, Art, Music, Culture and Sports to support vulnerable youths to realize their potential and be untied from the cycle of desperation and dependency. He has performed in major events and has been Brand ambassador to big companies like coca cola,safaricom and Guinness, has been an active performer for 8 years realising Hit songs every year, gracing some of the biggest festivals like Sauti za Busara,Safaricom Live,Shambala fest in Manchester just to name a few.
He has partnered with UNHCR to start a dynamic and powerful initiative – Artists for Refugees, which encompasses his love for music, the Arts and Culture with those of the refugees it is through their shared love for Art that he has been able to raise the profile of refugee artists and talent in this country. His work with United Nations, American embassy in Kenya and the British Council in Kenya has seen him attend vital and global decision making forums on matters of youths and Arts.
catch a glimpse and listen to Octopizzo in the following links
Js Fresh Kitchen accepts reservations so please make a reservation for a table should you know you will be coming for dinner.
The number for reservations is 0707612585.
Js Westlands is a 23 years and older venue.
The show starts promptly at 8.30pm so tables are held till 8pm after which they are opened to other customers