Hip Hop star now MP in Tanzania

Tanzanian rapper Professor Jay. Joseph Haule, popularly known as Professor Jay, has won a parliamentary seat in the Tanzanian elections. FILE PHOTO

What you need to know:

  • The star clinched the Mikumi Constituency seat on an Opposition Chadema (Chama Cha Demokrasia Na Maendeleo) ticket.
  • Professor Jay was encouraged to join politics by his close allay and an outstanding rapper Jospeh Mbilinyi, better known as Mr Sugu, who captured the Mbeya town parliamentary seat on a Chadema ticket in 2010.

Tanzanian Hip Hop singer Joseph Haule popularly known as Professor Jay has won a parliamentary seat in the Tanzanian elections.

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