Kahotep is an aspiring up and coming conscious Rapper. He is also known by his birth name Hussein Daud Ahmed. He was born in Mogadishu, the Capital City of Somalia. The year 1990 was the year he was born. He was one years of age when the civil war erupted in his native country Somalia. He and his Mother and twin brother fled the country to Kenya, when he was one and a half years old. He and his mother and twin brother resided in Nairobi, Eslee. Soon after he and his family were sponsored by his Uncle, to come to Australia as Refugee’s.
Kahotep loves to read and learn about Ancient African history, Culture and Sciences. Not only doe’s he find interest in learning about Ancient African history, such as Kemet/Egypt, Kush, Axum, Abyssinia, Punt, Mali, Timbuktu, Songhai, And Monomotapa. He also has a zeal to learn about Ancient, Sumerian, Olmec, & Aztec history and culture. As well as a Myriad of Faith systems and cultures.
Kahotep grew up listening to Conscious artist’s such as, Mos Def/ Yassin Bey, Common, Talib Kweli, Red Man, K’naan,Method Man, Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, Lauryn Hill, Nas,Bob Marley, Damian Marley, Stephan Marley, Kymani Marley, Lyfe Jennings, Musiq Soul Child, Immortal Technique, Guru, D’Angelo, Bilal, Prince, Micheal Jackson, Chris Brown, Usher. These artist helped him grow and keep positive in a world full of anarchy. They also helped him be more conscious person.
Kahotep’s music touches issues facing the world today. He is the Voice of the voiceless, Indigenous, oppressed, and marginalized. Kahotep see’s himself as a modern day Poetic Morpheus who is on a mission to awaken and unplug the masses from this Material Matrix. His lyrics are quite metaphysical and poetic.
His Rap alias “Kahotep” is an Ancient Egyptian Name. Which mean “Peaceful Spirit”. Kahotep Try’s to embody the image of peace. He highly regards Bob Marley as one of his influences. Kahotep, Like Bob Marley Believes that if he can Inject Positive Music in to the veins and heart’s of the masses. He can uplift people and Elevate them to a higher Consciousness. Bringing peace and love and Unity amongst the masses. That is his main aim and goal in producing music.