Khaligraph is a Kenyan Hip hop artist known for his unique style of rapping both in Kiswahili and English.
Khaligraph , who is the 4th of seven siblings, was born and raised in Kayole within Nairobi (Kenya).
His mother named him Ouko Robert, after the late Kenyan politician Dr. Robert John Ouko who was assassinated on the 13th of February 1990.
His elder brother businessman-cum-artist Span KOB was one of his early idols and inspiration while he was still in primary school.
His signature style has earned him a lot of fame across the entire African continent.
His bars have been critically acclaimed.
He has in the recent past declared himself the “Best rapper in Africa” after an online feud with a Nigerian rapper Blaq Bones against whom he won the 2020 Soundcity MVP best hip hop act award. He released a fire diss track in response to Blaq Bones complaints with the aim of reminding him who the real OG is.
Their online feud trended on social media in both in Kenya and Nigeria for days. He has since bigged up the artist and claimed that he respects him and would have otherwise ignored him totally had he been a complete push over.
Having released many mixtapes before he finally managed to release his first full-length studio album Testament 1990 in 2018, after having worked on it for over 2 years. According to Khaligraph Jones, Testament 1990 is a testimony of his life, his troubles and those of his country Kenya