CELEBRATED RADIO PRESENTER AND COMEDIAN JALANG’O POURS COLD WATER ON LINKS ASSOCIATING HIM WITH SAYING GOOD BYE TO RADIO MAISHA
By Dennis Milimo
Born Felix Oduor but known by many as Jalang’o, is one of the radio personality and comedian who have managed to build a name for themselves in the media industry despite coming from a humble background. If you happen to be looking for the definition of areal hustler, just refer to Jalang’o and you will get a quick answer. He has managed to build an empire to his name and currently he is eating life with a big spoon.
On Monday, a segment on the Standard Newspaper revealed that Jalang’o was about to say good bye to Radio Maisha a station that has given him a name since its inception in the radio market. Jalong’o went ahead to post on his Instagram Account that indeed he was quitting radio Maisha to join another radio station in Town.
According to the head of Radio Maisha Tom Japani , Jalang;o is at standard Group to stay. “Jalang’o is here to stay. Not only is he great radio host and comedian he is also extremely hard working and possesses a great work ethic. We will not lose him to competitors who are looking to poach our talent.
His fans who saw the post did not received the news well a good number of them went ahead to beck him to stay. According to the article that appeared on the Monday Blues Jalang’o said that the money he was being offered to move out of Radio Maisha was quite irresistible to anyone who is in Nairobi to hustle.
But on Wednesday will doing his daily morning show alongside Alex Mwakideu, Jalang’o poured cooled water on the deal that was linking him with Hot 96, a station owned by SK Macharia. “Kuna Watu wanasema ati opooh Jalang’o sijui anaenda wapi. Wacheni izo”. Then he added that hapa Kazi tu.
On his instagram Account he posted a photo saying we are going Live Ndani Ya Radio Maisha na tuko ndani , NDANI KABISAAA
AlexNaJalas is one of the biggest morning radio shows in the country due to their chemistry that clicked from day one. And if he could have left many fans affiliated to radio Maisha could have migrated with him.
Jalang’o runs a number of Segments in the show, one being Daktari Jalas and also the popular segment called Lipa Deni.
Radio Maisha is currently ranked number two in terms of listenership in the country.
Jalang’o whose real name is Felix Odwour was born and raised in Kisumu. He is a Kenyan director, an actor, a comedian and a radio show host. He is known for his green suit and a leopard print shirt. He is also the CEO of Arena media, an event organizing company