Melodic Rapper Jomonotics: A Rising Star in Kenya's Entertainment Scene

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Writer: Branice Nafula

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Jomonotics, whose real name is Alex Jomo alias STMIC, is a proud Kenyan hailing from the vibrant neighbourhood of Makongeni in Nairobi. His stage name, STMIC, stands for "Sijitakii Tu Mimi, Ikuwe Community," a Swahili phrase that embodies his mission to inspire those who look up to him. Through his music and actions, he aims to uplift and motivate people from all walks of life.

One of the most recognizable aspects of Jomonotics' brand is his signature sound: "OOH YEAH." This iconic phrase not only resonates in his music but also appears as a print in his merchandise, making it a symbol of his unique style and identity.

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Jomonotics' journey in music began at the tender age of 6 when he was in class one. He honed his skills over the years, and during high school, he became a part of the group "BREEZE." While BREEZE was a promising collective, the members eventually went their separate ways, each pursuing their unique paths in the music industry.

Undeterred by the dissolution of BREEZE, Jomonotics decided to forge ahead as a solo artist, and the decision proved to be a pivotal one in his career. In 2016, he began working on his debut album titled "Pursuit – Will Win," which was finally released to the world in 2017.

Jomonotics' journey to stardom has been marked by numerous achievements and milestones. Here are some of his most notable accomplishments:

  • May 2022: Jomonotics was crowned the "Music Talent of the Year" at the KUSA Awards, cementing his status as one of Kenya's top musical talents.

  • April 2022: He not only showcased his musical prowess but also demonstrated his event-organizing skills by masterminding the "Mistari Event" at Kenyatta University. The event featured prominent figures in the entertainment industry, including Azziad Nasenya, Mzazi Willy M Tuva, Masauti, Sanaipei Tande, and Ethic, among others.

  • May 2022: Jomonotics partnered with the wave360 team to bring the third edition of the Campus Tour to Kenyatta University, further solidifying his reputation as an influential figure in the local music scene.

  • 2020: He was recognized as the 28th Most Influential Student in Kenya by the Standard Media Group, a testament to his impact both within and beyond the music industry.

  • 2019: Jomonotics won the Best Rap Category in the KUSA TALENT edition, showcasing his lyrical prowess and stage presence.

  • 2018: He emerged victorious at the Kenyatta University Culture Week Festivals, earning the title of Best Rap Category artist.

Jomonotics' journey from a young aspiring rapper to an award-winning artist, event organizer, and humanitarian is nothing short of inspiring. With his commitment to empowering his community and using his music as a force for good, he continues to leave an indelible mark on Kenya's entertainment landscape. As Jomonotics' star continues to rise, music enthusiasts eagerly await what he has in store for the future, as his unique blend of melody, talent, and charisma continues to capture hearts and minds across the nation.

Some of the works he has done so far include:

1. I Believe in You

2. Last Words
3. No Favors
4. Me n Her ft Rex KE
5. Is Lit ft Tunji
6. Uko Single (NajiDate)

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