Jacob Obunga popularly known by his stage name Otile Brown is a prolific singer, songwriter and performer in Kenya. The artiste is a Kenyan independent R&B singer, songwriter, guitarist and actor. His major genre of music is RnB coupled with musical instrument flow.
Otile Brown was raised in Mikindani, Mombasa. Been the last born in a family of four- three brothers and one sister he had so many time on his hand so he would always go to listen to the church choir where he developed his love for music.
Otile Brown started singing and writing songs at age 13. He later joined the Dreamland music which he later parted ways with in March 2017 and became an Independent artist.
Otile Brown is known to have been in a serious relationship with Vera Sidika, a Kenyan Socialite which later ended in August 2018, but he is reportedly said to be in a hot sizzling relationship with an undisclosed Female interest.
Otile Brown achieved his breakthrough after the release of his hit single “Imaginary Love” which saw him team up with Khaligraph Jones.After this he released his debut studio album, Best of Otile Brown, in April 2017. The album was also supported by the singles “Basi”, “Alivyonipenda”, “Shujaa Wako”, “DeJavu” and “Aiyolela”. Otile Brown had also collaborated with artists such as Sanaipei Tande, and Barakah The Prince, among others.
With single releases such as this kind of love, Nabayet, Amor, Chaguo La Moyo, Siku Yetu, Hi, Baby Love , Dala Dala, Mapenzi Hisia, Crush, he has been able to get himself various award recognitions while also getting ambassadorial roles from top brands in Kenya.
Otile Brown’s “Imaginary love song” became a top hit as it was played on several radio stations in Kenya. Since his breakthrough into the Kenyan music industry, Otile has garnered several awards including “Male Video of the Year” at Pulse Music Awards 2018 for his single “Baby Love”.
He was also nominated by Pulse Music Awards for “Male Video of the Year” (2018) and Hip hop Music Awards, East Africa Song of The Year -Kenya (2019). His lyrical mastery attracted A-list artists who lined up in droves to work with him. Some notables’ names he has teamed up with includes Khaligraph Jones, Kaka Sungura, DJ Piere, Bongo Shetta and some more works with Nigerians singers.
Otile Brown is one of the highest paid artiste in Kenya. With him reportedly being paid between kes150,000 and kes200,000 for shows and also with is ambassadorial role payments and his property owned in Kenya. This artiste’s net worth is definitely something to write home about. Here are the best songs by Otile Brown.
1. THIS KIND OF LOVE
3. AMOR FT. JOVIAL
4. CHAGUO LA MOYO FT. SANAIPEI
5. SIKU YETU
7. BABY LOVE
8. DALA DALA FT. ETHIC ENTERTAINMENT
9. MAPENZI HISIA
Otile Brown is definitely one artist that has been able to make a name for himself in the Kenyan music industry. With his album, singles and also awards one this artiste is absolutely going nowhere anytime soon and we at Alltalkradio have been able to make a list of his best songs.
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