Exclusive list of East African Musicians who are also Members of Parliament

  1. Joseph Mbilinyi (born 1 May 1972), known for his stage names Mr. II and Sugu and 2-proud , is one of the founders of the hip hop music scene in Tanzania. At the 2010 Tanzanian general elections, honorable Mbilinyi successfully vied for Mbeya Urban constituency parliamentary seat for CHADEMA.
  2. Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu popularly known as Bobi Wine, is a Ugandan philanthropic musician as well as a politician. In April 2017, he announced his candidacy for parliament in an upcoming by-election for the Kyaddondo East Constituency. His house to house walk campaign played a vital role in his political success.
  3. Joseph Haule (born December 29, 1975), popularly known as Professor Jay, is a
    Tanzanian hip hop artist and a successful politician.   At the 2015 Tanzanian general elections, Professor Jay successfully vied for Mikumi constituency parliamentary seat for CHADEMA.
  4. Charles Njagua Kanyi, popularly known as Jaguar , is arguably wealthiest and big-hearted Kenyan Musician. On 8 August, 2017 Jaguar was elected in hotly contested competition as a Member of Parliament for Starehe constituency.