Jackson Ngechu Makini alias CMB Prezzo is a Kenyan rapper, musician and entrepreneur. He is known for his flashy lifestyle. Prezzo’s family owns the Makini Herbal Clinic,Makini Schools,among other businesses that brings them tonnes of money. His lifestyle is perfect proof of his family’s deep coffers.
When was Prezzo Born?
Reports indicate that Prezzo was born 1980 at Pumwani Hospital and raised in Eastleigh; Muyuyu section one until he turned ten when they relocated to Lang’ata.
“My father set the foundation of who we are today as a family, so we honour him for that,” said Prezzo. His father Dr Morris Makini, who died in 1990, set up a number of businesses, including the Makini Herbal Clinic, which was inherited by family members
Prezzo ventured fully into music in the early 2000s, and is one of the artistes that revolutionized Kenya and the East African Music industry. He dropped his first album dubbed ‘Naleta Action’ in 2004. The album had several songs including; Let’s Get Down, Naleta Action, Mimi na Wewe, Mafans and Leo ni Leo.
For his success as a solo artiste, he founded the Cash Money Brother (CMB) that was made up of him, Nazizi and the late Feroze Hirji, brother to Nazizi. The group produced top hits and dominated local airwaves. CMB faced stiff competition from Ogapo Deejays under the leadership of Lucas, Calif Records under Clemmo and Tedd Josiah’s team that included dynamic duo Gidi Gidi MajiMaji.
In his music journey, he worked with several artistes that include; AY, Talia Oyando, Dogo Janja, Cannibal, Redsan and Victoria Kimani among others.
In 2006, he made headlines after he spent nearly half a million on a music video dubbed ‘PREZZO’. Back then, the cost of producing a video ranged below 50,000 shillings.
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