Popular Kameme FM comedian MC Ndegenye has narrated how humility helped him buy his first car.In a long post he shared on his Facebook page, Ndegenye said that most artists miss out opportunities because of pride.
“Ooh ,mimi siezi chukua 5k ..oh mimi siezi chukua 10k ,,my brand is above that limit..🙄🙄its oky…Most artists reacts that way…,” He wrote.
The comedian went further and narrated how a cheap job offer landed him into high-paying gigs.
“One day ,someone called me,akaniambia Ndegenye juu nakuonanga kwa kiengei live I want you mc my ruracio event na nko na 5k peke yake….nkapiga hesabu nkaona nkitoa fare na lunch ntabaki na 1k ..that time sikuwa na gari..I told that client am oky il mc with that amount…..siku ikafika and I went ,I did my best ..infact nliperform kama mtu amelipwa 50k…and audience ilipenda….nkalipwa my 5k …
“before nitoke ,a certain old man akaniita akaniambia, ” kijana mzee,nimefurahishwa na kazi yako,niko na kijana (my son) ako na the same occasion ,how much do you charge kumc,” confidently I said ..”full package hukuwa 300k” ..surprisingly akaniomba my account no akaeka deposit ya 200k….Wee..I went nkaperform akaniekea remaining 100k…that’s how I got money nkabuy gari yangu ya kwanza “
The comedian has now advised fellow artists to pick from somewhere and stop despising small jobs.
MC Ndegenye: From grass to grace
Mc Ndegenye is a living testimony that God can use anything to uplift someone. Immediately after form four, the comedian got into hustling. He worked as a shambaboy and also sold juakali jikos.
He rose to fame when famous Kikuyu media personality Muthee Kiengei started featuring him in his show. His popularity grew so fast and he is now making huge living from Tv shows, events emceeing and brand promotion.
In 2022, the comedian was over the moon after he facelifted his parents to a permanent house. He disclosed that the move was one of his dreams cone true.