Comedian Nick Chege alias Kartelo gets a boost as he launches his online Radio dubbed Rieng Radio, The Radio which was launched yesterday during a meeting with William Ruto at the “Hustlers Masion “.
Kartelo says through this online Radio he will see to it that the youths like him with same ideas and even those in the comedy industry gets nurtured and supported to pursue their dreams.
“We have come up with a radio for the youth, Rieng Radio aims to create a media station dedicated to the youth, you know we have a lot of energy, we just want to focus on art, singing and acting,” said Kartelo
Speaking during the meeting at the ” Hustlers Masion ” Kartelo says that he had a rough past, he was a drug addict and joining comedy have saved him a big time.
“I was a drug addict, even my MP knows that after I became an artist the crime rate in Kayole reduced. After starting comedy I found myself working with Chipukeezy because of God and started doing the Chipukeezy Show,” Kartelo revealed.
According to Kartelo, the radio has been in operation for some time and has been updating people on what has been trending.He says that the online station has huddled more than 700,000 streams online in the month of June only.
“We have created something called Rieng Radio, we keep on updating people on what’s trending, the numbers are okay, the last month we gathered 700,000 online streams, ” – said Kartelo
The young Comedian was accompanied by Director of NACADA, Chipukeezy amongest young “Hustlers ” from Westlands, Kasarani, Embakasi East and Kamkunji constituencies,who had attended the Deputy President’s weekly empowerment program for youths.