Andrew Kibe, the ex-Kiss FM radio presenter, is a guy who rarely minces his words when speaking about other people. He has rubbed a lot of celebrities and influencers the wrong way since becoming a social commentator about Kenyan celebs.
Andrew Kibe, in recent months, has already beefed up with celebrities like Eve Mungai and her boyfriend Trevor, human rights activist Boniface Mwangi, Akothee, Eric Omondi, and Frankie Just Gym it, etc. He is so controversial, loved, and hated in equal measures by Kenyan netizens. This has led to him gaining subscribers on YouTube and followers on Twitter, where he will talk about celebrities and politicians. Here is why WHY ANDREW KIBE IS LOVED AND HATED IN EQUAL MEASURE
WHY ANDREW KIBE IS LOVED AND HATED IN EQUAL MEASURE
Many of his followers are torn between the love and hate they have for him. There are several reasons why:
1. Ability to Engage the Audience
Andrew Kibe being a former presenter for NRG and Kiss radio stations is used to getting attention from people on regular bases, and this has led to him gaining coverage In the media. Through his podcast and YouTube channel, Andrew Kibe delivers educative, funny, and controversial content, making him one of the most popular content creators in Kenya.
The content he produces attacks his fellow celebs, with most netizens labelling him a bully.
Others have tagged him as: entertaining and aggressive. This has made him attractive to the Kenyan online community, which appreciates his commitment to delivering informative content and if different perspective.
During one of his escapades, Kibe was arrested for mocking and swearing at police officers who wanted to arrest him. This led to an altercation with the officers who took him and his friends to Kileleshwa Police Station. In that situation, he posted on his Instagram calling the police extortionists.
Andrew once said that he does not take alcohol but had to address those claims. During his live session for his podcast and YouTube channel, he is always seen with a drink in his hands.
After quitting radio, Kibe set up his radio station called Rogue Radio, where he promised to deliver the best services with no restrictions. This has improved the daily reach of his listeners and followers.
4. Masculinity Content
Most of the content that he delivers is geared toward men. He addresses issues that affect men In the society in a controversial manner, enabling him to gain viewership.
Having launched a show dubbed Kibe Masterclass, a program for Kenyan men. The main topics on the show will be:
Foreplay is for simps
What else after sex?
Instruct, do not discuss
Why men have to become more selfish
Good guys finish last
These topics got mixed reactions from people, most of whom disregarded them, and others welcomed the news, which will help tackle the ongoing issues of masculinity affecting Kenyan men.
Andrew Kibe being one of the most successful influencers in Kenya, will elicit mixed reactions from Kenyans on various issues but has cultivated a massive following on social media. Kibe will always be listened to.
Love him or hate him, in this day and age, Kibe’s take on issues will be needed.