Samuel Muraya might not ring a bell to many, but it is the official name of top Kenyan gospel celebrity, who is popularly known as DJ Mo. He is, of course, the husband of gospel songbird Size 8, whose signature in the minds of many fans is the hit song, Mateke. He may look confident, mature, wise and determined, but DJ has just turned 33 years today, 30th January 2020.
His wife and fellow gospel industry superstar Size 8 could not resist waking early in the morning to place a post on her Instagram post celebrating his big day. She wrote:
“Happy birthday swity @djmokenya . I pray that you may enjoy not only this day but this year reaping all its rewards from our heavenly Father!!!!”
Were the words that captioned a well-designed poster of the two, which bore the words;
“Happy Birthday to my Gift from God Dj Mo. I Love You”
Dj Mo was born on 30th January 1987 in Murang;a. He host a gospel show namely ‘Cross over’ that airs on NTV alongside Grace Ekirapa.
DJ Mo, the third-born in a family of three, grew up in both in Nakuru County and in Nairobi. He lived with his grandmother in Nakuru.
“Glory to God ,It’s been a journey thank you all for the support .
A new year with new beginnings doing things differently .
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME .”
He celebrated himself, too
Dj Mo’s Deejaying Career
He studied disk Jockeying at Spin Rage DJ School. In 2009, he came into the limelight when he became a finalist in the Pilsner Mfalme DJ Competition.
He established the System Unit, a company that championed Cross-Connect. It offers an opportunity to young Christians who are talented dancers. It is also a Gospel DJs Academy.
Dj Mo is a loving husband to Size 8 and a proud father of 2, Ladasha Belle Wambui and the miracle baby boy Muraya Junior.
Dine with The Muraya’s Valentines Dinner
At the beginning of the year, the two love birds announced their plans to held a special Valentines Night event that will be on all matters love.
“HALLELUJAH the details are finally out!!!! DINE WITH #THEMURAYAS 14th of February at the @emoryhotelke (kileleshwa) from 6pm.
A fun red carpet affair .
Couples affair (dating, courting or married)
Book for your slot early call 0790311113…..”
Size 8 posted on her instagram
“Everybody was all interested until the charges were announced and they suddenly turned against the entire thing complaining that the charges were too high.
Dj Mo came out during a Radio interview with Kiss 100 to explain that it wasn’t everybody’s night as it was for Lovers who decide to treat their partners on the special day.
“I don’t know why people think the event is expensive because the fee includes all the activities and the four-course meal. We want to make Valentine’s Day different from what people have been doing,” he said.