A young but talented Kenyan writer is soaring higher heights and putting Kenya’s bloggers on the International map thanks to his passion and drive.
At his early twenties,Harun Momanyi can now pride himself as the first African writer to have a one on one interview session with an globally recognised Hollywood director,one Hannah Lux.
Hannah Lux is the beautiful brain behind a number of your favorite videos just to mention Jessie J’s “Bang Bang” featuring Nicki Minaj and Arianna Grande.
The sassy director has also directed videos for the likes of Lil Wayne, Drake,Demi Lovato and other high riding artistes. Remarkably,her videos have won multiple awards.
“I discovered Hannah back in 2013, when I was getting more serious with my writing. Back then I was struggling with finding stellar people to interview. I knew it was not the right time so I had to wait. This year, it happened,” he (Harun) said.
Hannah’s biggest project to date, according to the interview with Harun is the “Bang Bang” music
During the interview,Harun learnt that the lady he was interviewing was not only Nicki Minaj’s video director but a very close friend too she constantly texts with with for communication purposes during video shoots, since the Nicki works under a strict tight schedule.
“But if you were to tell me I’d be texting with Nicki Minaj 4 years ago, I may not have believed you!”
Locally,Harun has rubbed shoulders in the line of duty with the likes of Sauti Sol, Vanessa Mdee, Yemi Alade, K.O, Eddy Kenzo amongst many others.
All said,it would be right to mention that Momanyi has also assisted in putting together international publications such as UK’s Destination magazine.
He however states that working with the Hollywood director is a milestone achievement for him and will stand as one of his big project.
“Working with Hannah Lux Davis is a dream come true. I am hoping this project opens up more doors for me. I have a lot of dream celebrities I would love to collaborate with. She was so kind to me throughout our communication. The fact that she wants to work on a project in Africa shows that she is passionate in what she does,” the writer said.
The writer was a Haller Journalism Prize nominee in 2014.
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