Rich Mavoko Biography, Music Career, Relationship, Net worth, Exiting Wasafi, and Much More
18 September 2020
[Photo Credit: Ghetto Radio]
By Paul A.
How Old and Where is Rich Mavoko from?
Artist as Singer-Songwriter: Rich Mavoko
Name: Richard Martin Lusinga
Date of Birth: 26 October 1990 (30Years Old)
Genre: Bongo, RnB
Networth: Less than $1 million
Rich Mavoko was born 30 years ago in Morogoro, Tanzania.where he also grew up. He currently resides in Dar es Salaam.
How did Rich Mavoko begin his music career?
Mavoko discovered his passion for music at a tender age while still in Morogoro. He recorded music as an independent artist while still an underground musician. Mavoko built his brand in Tanzania rising to fame with his ‘Roho yangu’ single. The singer went on to drop chart-topping music before signing with Kaka Empire under the management of King Kaka. While at the label, Mavoko collaborated with King Kaka to drop ‘Lini’ single that was well-received across the region.
After his contract with Kaka Empire expired, Mavoko opted to go back to Tanzania where he was snapped by Diamond Platinumz. He became one of the lead singers under the WCB record. While at the label, Mavoko dropped songs like ‘Kokoro’, ‘Zilizopendwa’, ‘Ibaki Story’ among others. His brand went international when he collaborated with Nigerian artists like Patoranking.
However, in 2018, Mavoko fell out with Wasafi claiming the contract was exploitative. He left the label and went on a music hiatus but later made a comeback in August 2020. He made a comeback with his label the Billionea RichKid.
What happened between Rich Mavoko and Diamond Platnumz?
After enjoying years of good working relationships, Diamond Platnumz and Mavoko fell out after the latter accused WCB of exploiting artists. As a result, Mavoko demanded an exit but WCB declined. The singer was required to buy out his contract. To date, it is not clear how the issue was resolved.
Signings and labels
- Kaka Empire
- Wasafi Classic
- Billionea Rich Kid
Awards and Nominations
- Ausa awards 2017
- WWF ambassador
- Universal Music Award
Rich Mavoko Relationship status
Mavoko has successfully managed to lock the media out of his private life, and as such, it is not clear if he is dating anyone at the moment.
Questions you asked…
- Is Rich Mavoko married? No, but he has two children.
- Has Mavoko ever dated Lulu Diva? Yes
- What happened to Rich Mavoko after WCB exit? He took a music hiatus but made a comeback in August 2020.
- What was the nature of Rich Mavoko’s contract with the Kaka Empire? The contract was a partnership to market for ringtones and to push music on digital platforms.
- Has Rich Mavoko ever relocated to Kenya? No