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King Kaka Invests Sh6 Million in New Series “Monkey Business” A Riveting Journey into Loyalty, Morality, and Survival

Posted On : May 19, 2024

Oscar Alochi

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Award-winning rapper and businessman Kennedy Ombima, popularly known as King Kaka, has revealed a substantial investment of Sh6 million in his latest project, the series “Monkey Business.”

In an interview with Mpasho’s Dennis Milimo, King Kaka disclosed that the casting for the series began in December of last year, with filming starting in January 2024. “Between December and now, we’ve spent at least Sh6 million. I’ll calculate how much we’ve made from the premiere of ‘Monkey Business’,” said King Kaka.

King Kaka shared that a total of 162 people have been involved in the production of the series. “The minimum set size was at least 40 people, but there are scenes in episode three where the number goes up to 162,” he added.

Expressing his joy, King Kaka stated, “This is my second film, and I’m so happy. I hear there are people who missed seats today, and I’m very thankful because it shows that people are excited and happy about the Kenyan film industry.”

The CEO of Kaka Empire extended his gratitude to those who attended the “Monkey Business” premiere. “I loved this experience, seeing Kenyans all dressed up. Tailors have made a good fortune this week, and those who did décor and even those who printed our posters have benefited.”

When asked why he chose Scar Mkadinali as the main actor for the series, King Kaka replied, “Scar has been a good friend and very passionate about film. I told him, ‘Do you know you can act? I always see you in music videos.’ So, I took him to acting classes, and he did very well.”

The Launch of “Monkey Business”
The premiere of “Monkey Business” was a grand event attended by fans, the cast and crew, media representatives, and several Kenyan celebrities. Notable attendees included Charlene Ruto, Prezzo, Jalang’o, Mejja, Nameless, Wahu, Big Ted, Jacky Vike, Mulamwah, Nana Owiti, Pascal Tokodi, Sandra Dacha, Baba Talisha, Kabugi, Useful Idioty, Wololo TV, Senjee, Celestine ‘SELINA’ Gachui, Kerry Martin, Silva Kido, Dennis Milimo, Oga Obinna, Sosuun, Frasha, Janet Mbugua, Ndovu Kuu, Fathermoh, Ezekiel Mutua, King Kaka’s mother, Scar Makadinali, Eddie Butita, among others.

The new series features rapper Scar Mkadinali in the lead role, with performances by Janet Mbugua, Prezzo, and Azeezah Hashim, who navigate a storyline filled with trials of loyalty, morality, and survival. King Kaka’s wife Nana Owiti and his mother also graced the event, adding a personal touch to the evening.

Held at Two Rivers Mall, the red carpet premiere was a star-studded affair, reflecting the excitement surrounding “Monkey Business.” King Kaka, the creative force behind the series, shared his enthusiasm: “I am thrilled to share a sneak peek of ‘Monkey Business’ with the world. This project is a labor of love, and I believe it has the power to inspire, provoke, and ignite change. Get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey!”

With a dynamic cast, compelling plot, and the vision of King Kaka, “Monkey Business” is poised to make a significant impact on the Kenyan entertainment landscape. Audiences can anticipate a series that not only entertains but also challenges and inspires.

Content courtesy of  Monkey Business & NFH Digital Team

Oscar Alochi

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