back to top
Khaligraph Jones famously known as Papa Jones

About

Over the past few years, Khaligraph Jones has become a big name in the Kenyan hip-hop circuit. With his raw talent and incredible versatility, this rapper is here to stay. Papa Jones has an array of hit singles under his belt, such as ‘Champez’, ‘Kwenda’ and ‘Wavy’. So how much do you know about the OG as he calls himself? Let’s find out!

Personal Life

How old is Khaligraph Jones?

Khaligraph Jones celebrates his birthday on 12th June. He is 31 years. Every year around this time you can expect to see videos and photos of him celebrating his success and life with his loved ones.

Khaligraph Jones' life history

Khaligraph Jones was born and raised in Kayole. His real name is Robert Ouko, named after the late politician Dr Robert Ouko, who was assassinated in 1990, the year Khaligraph was born. 

In an interview with a local television station, Khaligraph admitted that he was forced to drop out of school when he was in form four because of hardships. He grew up in Kayole and says that life then was very different and difficult. Nonetheless, he kept chasing for a better life and he has been able to carve that out.

Starting at the young age of 19, Khaligraph has seen it all. Be it the recent Wizzo Tano Nane’s unfathomable disses aimed at him or building his way up from scratch. 

Now the proud founder and CEO of Blu Ink, Papa Jones said in an interview that he came from something, but it was nothing compared to the standards he has set now. 

He further added that he wanted to create his own path. At the time, everyone was doing gospel music. He wasn't comfortable and didn't want to lead a life that he didn’t like.

Career

Khaligraph started his career in music while in elementary school. He officially started rapping in 2008 at a function named ‘Words and Pictures.’ Barely a year later in 2009, he won Channel O Emcee Africa, the first popular competition that put the spotlight on young Khaligraph. This was one of the first signs of his bubbling potential, and what was to come. 

 In 2018, he released his full-length debut album titled ‘Testimony 1990’. This album won him many accolades. Khaligraph was crowned the ‘Best Rap Act of the Year’ at the 2018 Annual African Muzik Magazine Awards, held in Dallas, Texas. In addition, he was titled the best hip hop act at the Soundcity MVP Awards and was the first Kenyan musician to be nominated for the BET awards.  

His song was nominated for the Best International Flow category. He was up against Nasty C, Brazil's DJonga, Ivorian Kaaris and the eventual winner, British grime rapper Stormzy.

Family

Khaligraph Jones family consists of his mother, sister, an older brother, two children and wife. It is rumoured that he also has a child from an earlier relationship.

Khaligraph Jones’ parents

Khaligraph Jones’ mother is a pastor in their hometown. There’s no information on who his father is. But according to reports, Khaligraph’s father died when he was very young. According to the rapper, he was raised by his mother on solid Christian grounds. 

Khaligraph Jones’ brother

Khaligraph Jones has a brother named Lamaz Span K.O.B. He’s the one who encouraged Khaligraph to pursue music. Big brother Lamaz was recently the talk of the town when he surprised K24 television anchor, Isabella Kituri with Ksh 200,000 on live television. 

Kituri challenged Lamaz to show the money during an interview after he claimed that he makes Ksh 100,000 every day. From Kituri’s perspective, she thought that Lamaz was just blowing hot air but he tabled the cash. Two bundles of Ksh 100,000. He offered her Ksh 1000. 

Khaligraph Jones’ wife

Khaligraph Jones is married to Georgina Muteti. She’s a hairdresser and an accredited lifesaver. Georgina is half Italian but is from Mombasa and identifies as Kenyan. They have two children together. Georgina is a Christian woman and is known for her beauty. 

She’s protective of her family but is also friendly with the media. No wonder Khaligraph’s fans love her. Last year, Georgina and Papa Jones welcomed their second baby. Khaligraph took to Instagram and posted a picture of himself carrying his bundle of joy.

Recently there was a tug-of-war between his fans and critics when news about Khaligraph abandoning his wife hit the airwaves. It started after someone on Instagram wondered why he spent so much on his clothes and shoes, but not the same for his wife. 

Some of his followers came to his rescue stating that they should mind their own business. His wife echoed similar sentiments. In response to the follower, she posted: “Mbona inakusumbua na si wewe unavaa?” which translates to “Why is it bothering you and you’re not the one wearing the clothes?” 

Khaligraph Jones children

Khaligraph Jones has a daughter named Amali Jones Ouko, and a son named Lu with Georgina Muteti. 

The award-winning rapper allegedly has another son with rapper Cashy Karimi who has called him out for failing to support his son financially. These rumours remain unsubstantiated.

Controversy

Khaligraph Jones has found himself in situations where he has had to do some explaining. Case in point with his hit song Hao, released in 2020, he referenced Bahati and stated that “when he started he was a mtoto wa mama, but now Twitter has turned him into “mtoto wa Diana”. The so-called rap king defended this line by stating that social media users were trying to turn his words against him. He further told Bahati not to worry.

Khaligraph Jones has been linked numerous times with the Illuminati.The release of his songs Mazishi and Rider raised eyebrows and funnelled these rumours even further. These videos contain graphic images. 

The Mazishi song has pallbearers carrying a coffin on stage when he performed at the Jameson Connect event. As for his hit Rider, he slashed a man’s head and fed on their remains. On his part, he says that this is all about creativity.  

Did you know this about Khaligraph Jones?

The rapper has constantly found himself in beef with other celebs. Be it Octopizzi, Bahati, Mulamwah and others.

Another thing that he is known for is his love for guns, and he shows them off in many of his music videos.

Cars

Khaligraph is the proud owner of a sleek, white Range Rover, a car that costs around Sh 7 million, without import duty. He also owns a bright red Range Rover. 

House

Khaligraph Jones has in the past said he wishes to build a large house for his family. In 2020, his wife Georgina shared a video of him relaxing in a grassy yard. This was after he reportedly faced discrimination in certain parts of Kenya while he was house hunting. Khaligraph was reportedly turned away from certain apartments for not being of Asian origin. Now he has shown off his big house in a post.

Net Worth

As of 2020, Khaligraph Jones net worth is estimated to be around Ksh 40 million. That’s the equivalent of $400,000. 

Awards & Recognition 

  • BET Awards (2020) - Best International Flow (nomination)

  • NRG Radio Fan Fave Awards (2020) - NRG Fan Fave Male Artist of The Year (won) 

  • Sound City MVP Awards (2020) - Best Hip Hop (won) 

  • AEAUSA Awards (2019) – Best Hip-Hop Artist (nomination)

  • AFRIMMA (2018) - Best Rap Act of the Year (won)

Social Media

Khaligraph Jones’ Facebook page has over 330,000 followers, and 140,000 fans have liked this page. On it, he has shared numerous posts and photos of his works. Khaligraph Jones’ Instagram has over 1.8 million followers and has posted over 1500 posts online. He is highly active on Instagram. Meanwhile, Khaligraph Jones has over 260,000 followers on Twitter.

Khaligraph Jones Facebook - @khaligraphtheog            

Khaligraph Jones Instagram - @Khaligraph_jones           

Khaligraph Jones Twitter - @Khaligraph

Khaligraph Jones YouTube - Khaligraph Jones

Q & A 

What nationality is Khaligraph Jones?

Khaligraph Jones in Kenyan.

How much is Khaligraph Jones worth?

2021 estimates show that Khaligraph Jones is worth around $400,000.

How old is Khaligraph Jones?

Khaligraph Jones is 31 years old.

Also known as:
Papa Jones, Baba Yao, OG
Birthday:
12 June 1990
Nationality:
Kenyan
Star sign:
Gemini
Birth place:
Kayole, Nairobi, Kenya

Related Celebs

Azziad Nasenya
23 Stories
Nadia Mukami
39 Stories
DJ Mo
45 Stories
Amber Ray
20 Stories
Khaligraph Jones famously known as Papa Jones
Also known as:
Papa Jones, Baba Yao, OG
Birthday:
12 June 1990
Nationality:
Kenyan
Star sign:
Gemini
Birth place:
Kayole, Nairobi, Kenya

About

Over the past few years, Khaligraph Jones has become a big name in the Kenyan hip-hop circuit. With his raw talent and incredible versatility, this rapper is here to stay. Papa Jones has an array of hit singles under his belt, such as ‘Champez’, ‘Kwenda’ and ‘Wavy’. So how much do you know about the OG as he calls himself? Let’s find out!

Personal Life

How old is Khaligraph Jones?

Khaligraph Jones celebrates his birthday on 12th June. He is 31 years. Every year around this time you can expect to see videos and photos of him celebrating his success and life with his loved ones.

Khaligraph Jones' life history

Khaligraph Jones was born and raised in Kayole. His real name is Robert Ouko, named after the late politician Dr Robert Ouko, who was assassinated in 1990, the year Khaligraph was born. 

In an interview with a local television station, Khaligraph admitted that he was forced to drop out of school when he was in form four because of hardships. He grew up in Kayole and says that life then was very different and difficult. Nonetheless, he kept chasing for a better life and he has been able to carve that out.

Starting at the young age of 19, Khaligraph has seen it all. Be it the recent Wizzo Tano Nane’s unfathomable disses aimed at him or building his way up from scratch. 

Now the proud founder and CEO of Blu Ink, Papa Jones said in an interview that he came from something, but it was nothing compared to the standards he has set now. 

He further added that he wanted to create his own path. At the time, everyone was doing gospel music. He wasn't comfortable and didn't want to lead a life that he didn’t like.

Career

Khaligraph started his career in music while in elementary school. He officially started rapping in 2008 at a function named ‘Words and Pictures.’ Barely a year later in 2009, he won Channel O Emcee Africa, the first popular competition that put the spotlight on young Khaligraph. This was one of the first signs of his bubbling potential, and what was to come. 

 In 2018, he released his full-length debut album titled ‘Testimony 1990’. This album won him many accolades. Khaligraph was crowned the ‘Best Rap Act of the Year’ at the 2018 Annual African Muzik Magazine Awards, held in Dallas, Texas. In addition, he was titled the best hip hop act at the Soundcity MVP Awards and was the first Kenyan musician to be nominated for the BET awards.  

His song was nominated for the Best International Flow category. He was up against Nasty C, Brazil's DJonga, Ivorian Kaaris and the eventual winner, British grime rapper Stormzy.

Family

Khaligraph Jones family consists of his mother, sister, an older brother, two children and wife. It is rumoured that he also has a child from an earlier relationship.

Khaligraph Jones’ parents

Khaligraph Jones’ mother is a pastor in their hometown. There’s no information on who his father is. But according to reports, Khaligraph’s father died when he was very young. According to the rapper, he was raised by his mother on solid Christian grounds. 

Khaligraph Jones’ brother

Khaligraph Jones has a brother named Lamaz Span K.O.B. He’s the one who encouraged Khaligraph to pursue music. Big brother Lamaz was recently the talk of the town when he surprised K24 television anchor, Isabella Kituri with Ksh 200,000 on live television. 

Kituri challenged Lamaz to show the money during an interview after he claimed that he makes Ksh 100,000 every day. From Kituri’s perspective, she thought that Lamaz was just blowing hot air but he tabled the cash. Two bundles of Ksh 100,000. He offered her Ksh 1000. 

Khaligraph Jones’ wife

Khaligraph Jones is married to Georgina Muteti. She’s a hairdresser and an accredited lifesaver. Georgina is half Italian but is from Mombasa and identifies as Kenyan. They have two children together. Georgina is a Christian woman and is known for her beauty. 

She’s protective of her family but is also friendly with the media. No wonder Khaligraph’s fans love her. Last year, Georgina and Papa Jones welcomed their second baby. Khaligraph took to Instagram and posted a picture of himself carrying his bundle of joy.

Recently there was a tug-of-war between his fans and critics when news about Khaligraph abandoning his wife hit the airwaves. It started after someone on Instagram wondered why he spent so much on his clothes and shoes, but not the same for his wife. 

Some of his followers came to his rescue stating that they should mind their own business. His wife echoed similar sentiments. In response to the follower, she posted: “Mbona inakusumbua na si wewe unavaa?” which translates to “Why is it bothering you and you’re not the one wearing the clothes?” 

Khaligraph Jones children

Khaligraph Jones has a daughter named Amali Jones Ouko, and a son named Lu with Georgina Muteti. 

The award-winning rapper allegedly has another son with rapper Cashy Karimi who has called him out for failing to support his son financially. These rumours remain unsubstantiated.

Controversy

Khaligraph Jones has found himself in situations where he has had to do some explaining. Case in point with his hit song Hao, released in 2020, he referenced Bahati and stated that “when he started he was a mtoto wa mama, but now Twitter has turned him into “mtoto wa Diana”. The so-called rap king defended this line by stating that social media users were trying to turn his words against him. He further told Bahati not to worry.

Khaligraph Jones has been linked numerous times with the Illuminati.The release of his songs Mazishi and Rider raised eyebrows and funnelled these rumours even further. These videos contain graphic images. 

The Mazishi song has pallbearers carrying a coffin on stage when he performed at the Jameson Connect event. As for his hit Rider, he slashed a man’s head and fed on their remains. On his part, he says that this is all about creativity.  

Did you know this about Khaligraph Jones?

The rapper has constantly found himself in beef with other celebs. Be it Octopizzi, Bahati, Mulamwah and others.

Another thing that he is known for is his love for guns, and he shows them off in many of his music videos.

Cars

Khaligraph is the proud owner of a sleek, white Range Rover, a car that costs around Sh 7 million, without import duty. He also owns a bright red Range Rover. 

House

Khaligraph Jones has in the past said he wishes to build a large house for his family. In 2020, his wife Georgina shared a video of him relaxing in a grassy yard. This was after he reportedly faced discrimination in certain parts of Kenya while he was house hunting. Khaligraph was reportedly turned away from certain apartments for not being of Asian origin. Now he has shown off his big house in a post.

Net Worth

As of 2020, Khaligraph Jones net worth is estimated to be around Ksh 40 million. That’s the equivalent of $400,000. 

Awards & Recognition 

  • BET Awards (2020) - Best International Flow (nomination)

  • NRG Radio Fan Fave Awards (2020) - NRG Fan Fave Male Artist of The Year (won) 

  • Sound City MVP Awards (2020) - Best Hip Hop (won) 

  • AEAUSA Awards (2019) – Best Hip-Hop Artist (nomination)

  • AFRIMMA (2018) - Best Rap Act of the Year (won)

Social Media

Khaligraph Jones’ Facebook page has over 330,000 followers, and 140,000 fans have liked this page. On it, he has shared numerous posts and photos of his works. Khaligraph Jones’ Instagram has over 1.8 million followers and has posted over 1500 posts online. He is highly active on Instagram. Meanwhile, Khaligraph Jones has over 260,000 followers on Twitter.

Khaligraph Jones Facebook - @khaligraphtheog            

Khaligraph Jones Instagram - @Khaligraph_jones           

Khaligraph Jones Twitter - @Khaligraph

Khaligraph Jones YouTube - Khaligraph Jones

Q & A 

What nationality is Khaligraph Jones?

Khaligraph Jones in Kenyan.

How much is Khaligraph Jones worth?

2021 estimates show that Khaligraph Jones is worth around $400,000.

How old is Khaligraph Jones?

Khaligraph Jones is 31 years old.