The sports category has moved to a new website.
ADVERTISEMENT

How MC Jessy has evolved to become a 'pengting' for Gen Z ladies

Kenyan comedian and MC Jessy has spilled the beans on his popularity among Gen Z ladies, sharing amusing encounters and the charm that attracts them to him.

MC Jessy

In an interview with a local media house on January 23, MC Jessy chuckled as he revealed how Gen Z ladies enthusiastically approach him on the streets, often requesting selfies.

MC Jessy playfully shared, "Wacha nikuambie Gen Z's wameniamulia, they are like, 'Hi Jessy, can I take a selfie with you?' Tumeniekea picha huko kwa inbox, ni vile siwezi waonyesha."

ADVERTISEMENT

He humorously touched on the evolution of nicknames he receives from Gen Z fans. He noted that they affectionately refer to him as "mbaba" and mentioned how he finds it amusing since he had always looked forward to the name.

"Nilikuwa nimegonja sana kuitwa mababa anyways. Wananiita mbaba. Alafu vile mi hutesa kwa IG, hata mi natamani kujiita mbaba."

Detailing his encounters with Gen Z admirers, MC Jessy highlighted that they often stop him in bars to express their appreciation.

ADVERTISEMENT

He recounted, "Gen Z's huwa wananisimamisha sana kwa baro... Eti sasa, aki wewe unanichekeshanga. They greet me a lot. Alafu kwa DM, kwanza Instagram... Wacha tu!

Sharing a humorous incident, MC Jessy recalled a day at Adams Arcade when he received a compliment he wasn't familiar with.

"There was a day I was walking at Adams Arcade. So niko hapo hivo at some restaurant and then nikaskia, 'Hey MC Jessy, wewe ni 'peng'. I didn't even know what that meant but then akaniambia tena wewe ni pengting. I had to google the meaning," he said.

ADVERTISEMENT

Expressing his gratitude for the shift in his fanbase, MC Jessy acknowledged how he was once active on Facebook, engaging in debates with older women.

"Am happy with them sana because before then I was very active on Facebook nikibishana na wamama. Then all of a sudden they are all over my IG na Twitter. Mi nabambika sana." he said.

ADVERTISEMENT

Concluding his thoughts on Gen Z, MC Jessy expressed his affection for the younger generation. He extended heartfelt wishes, saying, "Gen Z's manze mi nawapenda. Nawaombea mpate pesa, mtoboe mpaka msikue na wababa."

In this lighthearted interview, MC Jessy showcased his appreciation for the evolving dynamics of his fanbase, embracing the love and unique interactions with the vibrant Gen Z community.

ADVERTISEMENT

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Details of Daniel Koikai's burial held a week after Jahmby was laid to rest

Details of Daniel Koikai's burial held a week after Jahmby was laid to rest

Lilian Ng'ang'a at 39: Juliani exudes pride as he shares how wife enriches his life

Lilian Ng'ang'a at 39: Juliani exudes pride as he shares how wife enriches his life

5 money management skills to borrow from Njugush

5 money management skills to borrow from Njugush

Natalie Githinji on how boyfriend's death affected her & why she stays upbeat on camera

Natalie Githinji on how boyfriend's death affected her & why she stays upbeat on camera

Auditions & live recording dates for Churchill Show's newly launched season

Auditions & live recording dates for Churchill Show's newly launched season

Eddie Butita loses YouTube Channel hours after declaring stand on Finance Bill

Eddie Butita loses YouTube Channel hours after declaring stand on Finance Bill

Salim Swaleh's Biography: Early life, Iran journey, family, media success & scandals

Salim Swaleh's Biography: Early life, Iran journey, family, media success & scandals

Netizens react after Butita declares his stand on Finance Bill

Netizens react after Butita declares his stand on Finance Bill

Michelle Ntalami turns 40, celebrates birthday with 5 divine coincidences

Michelle Ntalami turns 40, celebrates birthday with 5 divine coincidences

ADVERTISEMENT