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Diamond Platnumz reacts to viral video of Kenya's ugali man Charles Odongo

Kenyan ugali-eating man wows Diamond

Tanzanian musician Diamond Platnumz and Kenya's 'Ugali Man' Charles Odongo

The Kenyan man who went viral for his ugali-eating video, has managed to impress Tanzanian singer Diamond Platnumz after landing a lucrative advertisement deal with a betting company.

On Tuesday, Chibu Dangote took to his Instagram to share Charles Odongo’s commercial video with his over 12.4 million followers.

In his words, Platnumz confessed how he was in love with Odongo’s video, for his perfect execution of the advert which showcased his hilarious ugali-eating theatrics.

“I love creativities behind this AD... #swahilinationMood 😷,” shared Diamond Platnumz.


Ugali Man goes viral

The WCB President’s comment comes at a time when Odongo, a gym instructor by profession, has been christened #UgaliMan.

Kenyans On Twitter have been trying to weigh in on how eating ugali on camera had turned around Odongo’s life, making him a top trending topic on the platform.

Odongo became an Internet sensation after a section of Kenyans made a good number of memes from his ugali eating video which scored him the advertising deal.


Many have gone on to encourage him to make the most of his newly-earned fame.

Kirima_muthui Na ivo ndo aliomoka 🔥🔥😂

Ericcoh_debest Made in Kenya 🇰🇪🇰🇪🇰🇪🇰🇪

frankyromain Am here for this mjama wangu wa unga hahahha😂😂😂😂😂❤️❤️❤️🔥🔥🔥

Marz_tee This is very creative


Djveedo_kenya 😂😂🔥🔥Noma sana


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