There are stories of individuals who defy the odds in the world today, tackling life head-on without anything but their dreams, passion, and unwavering determination to succeed. As one of those individuals with an indomitable spirit and unyielding determination, a highly accomplished artist and entrepreneur, Kimathi Olenja hopes to inspire people and drive home the point that one’s humble beginning should not hinder the future success.
Kimathi Olenja is a Kenyan American artist, actor, and writer dominating the music scene with his brilliant sound and artistic lyrics. Constantly changing the status quo and introducing new and upbeat tunes to his discography, this revolutionary artist makes the rounds as an artist to watch out for and has earned acknowledgment from established authorities in the music industry and peers alike.
Growing up all over the East Coast from the culturally rich, diverse, and vibrant streets of Boston, Massachusetts, to the coastal breezeways of Beaufort, South Carolina, before finally laying down roots in the southern hip-hop mecca of Atlanta, Georgia, Kimathi Olenja is far from being a two-dimensional character. Instead, with a business degree from Clark Atlanta University, this multifaceted artist views the world through a more informed lens, gaining his knowledge from both his challenging experiences hustling in the streets and from the intellects and activists who enlightened him along the way. As a result, he understands that you need both sides of the coin, street smarts, book smarts, and everything in between, to make it in this world.
He regards himself as an “educated street scholar.” He combines the richness of his experiences and ideas from his environment into his music to highlight various societal issues and drive changes. For example, one of his iconic singles titled “Jazz Song” is a song celebrating the beauty and resilience of women. “It’s an ode to the confidence and sexual power each woman possesses inside and describes what happens to those around who are lucky enough to witness it,” he shared.
Driven to create a legacy and impact the lives of people worldwide through his music and actions, this brilliant go-getter brought his brainchild to life and established his entertainment company, Cold Turkey Management, in 2019. Headquartered at 260 Peachtree St NW, Suite2200 Atlanta, Ga 30303, Cold Turkey brand and Cold Turkey Management is an entertainment company that produces events and manages all kinds of activities and artists throughout the entertainment industry. Set ahead of its competitors with experience in tried and proven management strategies, the company helps aspiring and established artists craft a roadmap for success in the long haul, helping them manage the business side of their craft, leaving the artist to focus solely on their music.
In addition to his artistic endeavors in the music industry, Kimathi Olenja is also a multi-dimensional creative in acting, writing and production management. As a trailblazing actor, he is well-known for his role in the movie Super Turnt. However, despite his successes, Kimathi has a burning desire to inspire upcoming artists to pursue their dreams despite their challenges.
“I want to continue to impact lives by creating platforms designed to drive change,” Kimathi shared.
In the coming years, the artist and entrepreneur Kimathi Olenja wants to grow his entertainment company into a global brand while giving aspiring artists a platform to launch their careers.
To learn more about Kimathi Olenja and his company, Cold Turkey Management, visit the company’s official website.