Kenyan rapper Octopizzo is scheduled to attend one of the world's most prestigious music awards – the Grammy Awards in New York.
The artist announced the news through his social media platforms, noting that he plans to take along his deceased parents to the event.
The 60th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony is set for January 28th at the Madison Square Garden in New York City.
Renown musicians Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars, who have all been nominated in different categories of the award, are some of world superstars who will be gracing the award gala.
Octopizzo said he wear a T-shirt with a photo of his mom and dad in hope that they will be in attendance.
“Wish Mum & Paps were here so that I take them with me to the Grammys. 1st Kenyan Hiphop artist probably 1st East African to be invited to the Grammys."
“I’m wearing this T shirt to the Grammys in hope that mum & Dad will be in attendance. #iDidItForYouMama. They’ll never look down on us again! More details tomorrow (it’s not a drill) RNP link on Bio #fromKatwekera2Grammys #selfmade #ididitAlone #fashion #grammys #2018 #love #grT #music #nuafrika #York, #8 ” Wrote Octopizzo.