12 June 1990, Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
Khaligraph Jones (born Brian Ouko Robert, 12 June 1990) is a Kenyan hip hop artiste. Jones started in the Kenyan entertainment scene way in 2009 after he won the Kenyan Edition of the Channel O Emcee Africa competitions at the age of 19.
Jones was born Brian Ouko Robert on the 12th of June 1990 in one of Kenya’s Eastland area, which is considered to be one of the dangerous places to live in Kenya. Living in Kayole (which is also known as Kayole 1960) enabled him to know the vices that are usually bombarded and instigated to them while living in the ghetto. Jones”Know Khaligraph Jones In Details”. is arguably considered to be the face of Kenyan Hip Hop and has been through all the obstacles that one can go through when you are surviving in the ghetto. It is through all this that he chose music over everything else that ghetto has to offer.
In 2009, Jones who is also known to many as Baba Yao won the Channel O Emcee Africa competition at the age of 19. Since then he has worked with the Kenyan music A-listers including Xtatic, Stella Mwangi, Rabbit, Kristoff, Abbas Kubaff, Chiwawa, Christine Apondi, The Mith of Klear Kut, Kaytrixx, Dj Creme Dela Creme, and Ulopa Ngoma.
His freestyling style has been described as “different, unique and admirable”.
Khaligraph Jones won the Channel O Emcee Africa