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Kenyan swimmer-turned-rapper Jason Dunford drops hot new single – VIDEO

Kenya’s greatest all-time swimmer, Jason Dunford, has dropped a hot new video titled Mbaya.

The video features another new name in the Kenyan music industry, Mexican born singer Edgar Manuel better known by the stage name Romantico.

The song is a fusion of Swahili and Spanish in a high Mexican tempo.

Jason is best remembered for his sterling performances for Kenya in the swimming pool at international events, including the 2012 London Olympic Games.


The 32-year-old Dunford won two gold medals for Kenya at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

He has since retired from competitive swimming having last represented Kenya in an international event during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

The multi-talented Dunford has since ventured into journalism having joined BBC Africa broadcast team in August this year.


Dunford is also a recipient of the Order of the Grand Warrior (OGW), presented to him by retired President Mwai Kibaki in 2006.

Romantico, on his part has gradually beeing building his repertoire as an up and coming act in the Kenyan hip hop scene.

His debut Swahili single was titled Mkora which was followed by Tai Tai featuring Prince Amani.

In a recent appearance on Churchill Show, Romantico revealed the he came to Kenya to study Theology but later on chose to venture into music.