The Kibera-bred musician took to his social media to make the announcement while noting that this coming Saturday will mark the one-year anniversary for his album dubbed Jungle Fever that debuted in 2020.
“I had to do it twice so that they know it wasn’t luck. This Saturday will be Jungle Fever’s 1-year anniversary. Excited to be up for Grammy consideration categories @recordingacademy”
The Grammy Awards Academy has proposed Octopizzo to be nominated in three categories: Best Global Music Album (Jungle Fever), Best Global Music Performance (Lela featuring Suzanna Owiyo) and Best Rap Song/ Performance (Pockets & Interlude)
The 64 Annual Grammy Awards will take place on January 31, 2022 while nominations will be announced on November 23,2021.