Makmende has become a Kenyan internet super-buzz , the name is coined from slang /sheng of a
"super hero wannabe" .If you are a Kenyan and were born during the era of Shake, Kati ,Kalongo ,Madventure, Safo....makmende or unaji dai mak mende(you feel you are a hero) makes much sense !Makmende is so big that :
- It has a Wikepedia stub, undfortunately somebody some where has put the article up for deletion.
- The Video is great on YouTube
- Global Voices online has picked up on it
- An article on it appears on The Daily Nation pg 3 of 25 March 2010 AND Wall Street Journal Blog has covered him.
- It is a Twitter Hash # Tag
- He has a website where everyone is posting their take on who he is...such as e.g When Makmende was a mono, the school principle used to wash his clothes, or , Makmende can touch MC Hammer, or ,Only Michael Joseph of Safaricom has the permission to write a Please Call Me to Makmende, Makmende uses viagra in his eyedrops, just to look hard.
Thats how big Makmende is !