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The rise and quick fall of trending KOT rapper, Lil Mbwa

By Janet Koech January 30th, 2023 1 min read

You have probably come across Lil Mbwa, a brown dog dressed in a black durag and headphones in front of a microphone.

Yes, that’s Lil Mbwa, a trending character on Twitter loved by many Kenyans on Twitter who heaped praise on its lyrical prowess.

Lil Mbwa began making waves when KOT started creating hilarious lyrics and posting them alongside his picture.

These memes went viral, and everyone in Kenya was hyping about them by reposting them on their social media platforms.

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Here are a few of Lil Mbwa’s trending memes that will leave you in stitches.


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Kenyans have also created an album for Lil Mbwa’s songs. Everyone who created lyrics for Lil Mbwa can find them compiled in this photo titled “Lil Mbwa’s Album”.

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So popular was Lil Mbwa that Kenyans added more members to that hall of fame. Other animal-centric characters included Lil Kuku, Lil Panya, Lil Mbuzi and Lil Paka.

Check them out below.

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