A video by a Kenyan comedian has broken records on the internet after garnering over a million views in two weeks.
The video by Ajaabu comedian, Shaffie Chemasuet pokes fun on the herbal medicine hawked by Maasai traders.
Although several renown personalities have made debut in the comedy industry, the YouTube video makes is a record in the Kenyan scene.
The video that starring three characters a young couple and a traditional doctor had attracted over 500 comments and over 3,000 likes by the time of writing this article.
Speaking to kenyagist.com, Chemasuet indicated that he is looking forward to working with other comedians with a project with Eric Omondi reportedly underway.
Based on the procedures of monetization for content creators on YouTube, the comedian is likely to earn a tidy sum of money from the video.
The milestone by the comedian marks a growing trend where Kenyans are leveraging on social media and the internet to make money.
For instance, at the beginning of January, an upcoming comedian Ruth Kirathe became an instant Twitter sensation after her videos went viral on the platform.
And although the bulk of Kirathe’s fans are likely Kenyans on Twitter (KOT), her bio indicates that she is currently located in the Japanese city of Beppu-shi Oita, Kyushu Island.
As Comedian Njugush observed, “You see the beauty of Internet… all you need is content! No appointments. No knowing someone somewhere… The rest hukupata kwa nyumba (The success will find you at your convenience)”.
Here is the video: