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Meet Richy Haniel, one of the biggest Music YouTubers in Kenya 2020

Richy Haniel originally wanted to be just a rapper because he was obsessed with hip hop and rap culture while he was growing up in Nairobi Kenya.

Richy Haniel Biggest Youtuber in Kenya

After a few years of casually rapping and deejaying , he tried uploading videos on YouTube in 2015. This ended up being the start of his journey to becoming one of the biggest online creators in Africa.

 

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“I just wasn’t really doing anything back then after highschool ,” he told Nairobi Gossip Club. “I had access to internet and knowledge in video editing and with all this time on my hands, i decided to start making Youtube videos”.

Richy Haniel only made around $10 every couple of months when he first started, but it didnt matter because his love and passion about music outweighed monetary gains.

 

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Richy Haniel has one of the biggest audiences in Youtube Kenya .

Now, five years later, Richy Haniel has just turned 24 years old and his channel has over 290 thousand subscribers and 65 million views — numbers, he said, that haven’t ever felt real.

“It’s gone beyond where I ever thought it would,” he said. ” i have audience from all over the world .”

Richy Haniel’s subscribers get to experience top notch mixtapes from professional deejays , and even occasionally music videos from top and upcoming musicians . It’s easy to see why they like him so much he has created an extensive collection for music from all genres.

Richy Haniel Biggest Youtuber in Kenya
Richy Haniel Biggest Youtuber in Kenya

Apart from the obvious complaints about YouTube like the ever-changing algorithms, and problems with monetization, Richy Haniel said his biggest challenge has been overcoming the pressure and anxiety to keep uploading — something he’s much better at now.

 

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We asked him how he has managed to come this far so strong considering we are living in a generation of bullies.

He revealed that he learned to distance himself from negative comments from strangers .

“It’s easy to take it very personally,” he said, “It’s taken a long time to develop a thick skin and realize that I am more than my channel — I am more than RH Exclusive,I am my own life outside of that.”

 

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Asked what he like about his channel RH Exclusive, this is what he had to reveal;

“Being in a position to entertain my audience. The subscribers are everything , i enjoy connecting with and reading comments from people who love what i do. I love supporting talent as this contributes greatly to the growth of this industry and this keeps me going.

Check out his YouTube channel .