Kikuyu Singer Samidoh Biography; Samuel Munyoki Ndirangu popularly known as Samidoh is a recording artist and a police officer who’s acclaimed for his thrilling Kikuyu videos, vocals, and live shows.
Samidoh Real Name
His real name is Samuel Muchoki Ndirangu. He was born in Miroreni village in Subukia, Nakuru county, in 1990. But I grew up in Oljororok, Nyandarua county. He is the third born in a family of six boys.
Samidoh was born in 1990 in Nakuru county. He is currently 31 years old.
Samuel Munyoki attended Oljororok Primary School until he reaches class seven where he dropped out of school since things became unbearable.
He later joined Kieni Primary School where he sat for his Kenya Certificate of Primary Education.
He proceeded to Kieni Secondary and later transferred to Oljororok Secondary where he completed his high school level.
Samidoh later joined Kenya Polytechnic to pursue a diploma course in Business Information Technology.
“In 2004 nilikuwa top student hiyo mwaka yangu…I joined Kieni Secondary School but nilikuwa nimepata Barua ya Jomo Kenyatta but sikufunga juu hata sikuwa na hope ya kwenda ata High School. End of second term mom akaanza kuwa mgonjwa, hata kuna vitu nilikuwa nakosa but siwezi muuliza juu hana…nikatoka Kieni nirudi Nyandarua to take care of her. Two weeks after kujoin shule iko karibu na home mathe akaaga. After hapo nilikuwa mtoto wa community nachukua Unga kwa Yule na Mboga kwa yule and I survived”
After High school, he joined NYS but got chased away after sneaking out of the Gilgil Camp to go for an AP recruitment that he was not even picked.
He then got employed in a flower farm where he worked and saved enough to be able to go back to school (Kenya Polytechnic University) to study IT before he joined Administration Police.
Samidoh started loving music at an early age and back in school. He would lead in the choir and lead the worship team at the Christian Union.
After completing school he left his village for Nairobi where he joined his elder brother who was a drummer for “Kamande Wa Kioi’s” band.
He was settled as a backup singer for the band. When things were not working out, he decided to study but still performing occasionally.
He later joined Kenya Police Services and was first posted in Eastleigh after graduating from the service in 2014. During this time, he launched his music career with his single ” Ndire Mutwe”
Thereafter he was transferred to Mpeketoni in Lamu county and later transferred to Daadab in Garissa county after serving in the Coast region.
He is currently in Athi River in Machakos county. He has sung many songs like; NDIRI MUTWI, WENDO NA URIMU, KAINTU GAKWA, among others.
Samidoh is married to a beautiful and supportive wife called Edith Nderitu Muchoki and they are blessed with two kids.
Samidoh Administration Police Officer
Samuel Muchoki joined the National Police Service (Administration Police) back in October 2013 after trying his luck several times. He graduated in 2014 and got posted in Eastleigh, Nairobi (first assignment).
Later on, he was transferred to Mpeketoni in Lamu County. After he finished serving in Mpeketoni, he was transferred to Dadaab in Garissa County, where he worked for six years. It was here that he launched his music career.
He was recently transferred to Athi River in Machakos County.
Samidoh’s passion for music goes way back to his High School days as he used to sing in the school Choir as well leading the Christian Union worship team.
After High school, he came to Nairobi where he joined the Kamande wa Kioi’s Band as a backup vocalist. At that time his brother Kariz Majic was a drummer in the band.
In 2016, Samidoh kicked off his solo career with a first single dubbed Wendo Maguta and Ndiri Mutwe Mwega, which translates to My Head Isn’t Straight.
Since then the singer has never looked back and he is now a household name in the Kenyan Music Industry.
- Kairitu Gakwa
- Tuhii Twitu
- Ihoya Ria Samidoh
- Niwe Ndarathimiirwo
- Ndiri Mutwe
- Riari Itheru
- Niwathire Naihenya
- Wendo Na Urimu
- Wendo Maguta
- Riari Itheru
- Vijana Tutokelezee
Samidoh and Karen Nyamu Relationship
In 2021, Samidoh’s life was rocked with controversy after it emerged that he has sired a child out of wedlock with Nairobi City Politician Karen Nyamu.
Nyamu went public with the news claiming that she was fighting for her son’s identity an act that forced Samidoh to take responsibility for his actions. He, later on, apologized to his wife Edith for all the frustration he had subjected her to.
Later on, Nyamu also apologized to Edday Nderitu following her involvement with her husband that led to the birth of Sam Muchoki Jnr.
“I’m really sorry for the anguish that I may have caused you, all along I thought you knew because your Husband told me you knew. No excuses, I am really sorry for everything”.
Nyamu went on to say that she has never met Samidoh’s wife but has been involved in her projects to an extent of helping her secure an Sh9 Million tender.