Pachagazine: Let’s start with your names, what’s your Stage name?

Saint Zoolu: My real names are Kelvin Shem but my stage name is Saint Zoolu

Pachagazine: Where did you grew up from?

Saint Zoolu: Am based in Nakuru and that where I’ve grew up from.

Pachagazine: When did you start doing music?

Saint Zoolu: I started back in 2015 but official recording was in 2017, music has been in my lifeline since I was a toddler.

Pachagazine: Do you do music as full-time or a part time activity?

Saint Zoolu: I’m a music producer too by the Tag Zoolu Ninjah.

I do music full time but I’m also a business man, I have a few businesses at least to boost my financial situation.

Pachagazine: Which genre do you do?

Saint Zoolu: I do Hip Hop Trap

Pachagazine: Between being a performing artist and a Producer, which one have you major mostly in.

Saint Zoolu: I can say both.

That’s my day to day work, they both bring food on the table in one way or the other. So I can’t say I have a specific one.

Pachagazine: Why did you go with Hip Hop?

Saint Zoolu: Because it flows in me and I have a unique style of my own which nobody in Kenya does that.

Pachagazine: Where do you get your inspiration?

Saint Zoolu: I got inspired by my favorite artist Nasty C and other artists before Nasty C. The likes of Drake, Young Thug, Migos etc. But I decided to create my own style far from them.

Pachagazine: Who can you consider as an icon here in Kenya.

Saint Zoolu: I’m an icon myself. I always believe in myself.

Pachagazine: Take us through your projects, the ones you’ve done and may be the upcoming ones too.

Saint Zoolu: I have done many projects but here are a few.

Naks swagg up featured by Lil Voke

-Life hustle

-Bad flow

-Jango Ft Niin9

Upcoming Tracks on my E.p Called ‘MIXED EMOTIONS’

Two tracks are already out.


-Reply Me Ft Young Aldister

Still on my E.P coming soon

-Watching over me R.I.P Featuring Weez willy


-Look at me

Pachagazine: Who would you like to do a collaboration with here in Kenya and outside Kenya?

Saint Zoolu: Here in Kenya Msanii kama Khaligraph Jones and Nyanshiski.

Out there Likes of Nasty C, Gunna, Casper Nyovest

Those are but just a few mentions.

Pachagazine: Are you under any label?

Saint Zoolu: No, I’m not under a label right now.

I’m independent.

Pachagazine: If you were not doing music, what would you be doing?

Saint Zoolu: I’d be an actor instead.

Pachagazine: Take us through the challenges you face while doing music.

Saint Zoolu: There are a lot of challenges, first there’s this issue of money that’s a common challenge.

Second their are people with negative opinions about what I do, making them talk things which are negative.

Online bullies are also a big challenge they troll someone so bad of which if you ain’t strong for sure you’ll run into Depression.

Pachagazine: What can you say about the internet, playing a part in your career.How has it been of help?

Saint Zoolu: It has helped me a lot especially in pushing and distributing my music.

Social media platforms have played a part too, cause of that my name music has reached  some outside countries like South Africa, Angola, Nigeria and USA.

Pachagazine: What would you change in our music industry if given an opportunity.

Saint Zoolu: I’d help up the upcoming artists like me because all upcoming arts needs support and lead them on the right path of music. So yeah, I would focus on young talent.

Pachagazine: What do you like most in what you do and what do you hate.

Saint Zoolu: I like the fact that  people are supporting my music in different ways.

I can’t explain and I hate Fake people in general.

Pachagazine: What advice would you give to those who look up to you, and the uprising artist.

Saint Zoolu: Keep on pushing I was there on that “level” where they are right now.

Be focused and positive vibes only.

But the most important thing, God First the rest will follow.

Pachagazine: Your social media handles?

Saint Zoolu: In all social media platforms people can reach me @SAINT ZOOLU

About Author

Leave a Reply

Discover more from Pachatata Kenya

Subscribe now to keep reading and get access to the full archive.

Continue reading