Lil Maina, real name Jeremy Maina, also known as the Biggest Stepper, is a talented Kenyan artist, comedian, vlogger, and creative digital content creator from Kenya. Lil Maina is signed under Phauria Management. Lil Maina became famous while still in high school. This is after his original and authentic comedy skits went viral on social media. People actually loved his creativity and encouraged him to continue.
In 2023, Lil Maina has grown to be a celebrated artist and musician. Lil Maina is currently in his 20’s. He is also one of the most ‘looked up to’ artists in Kenya.
Lil Maina Biography
Lil Maina real name Jeremy Maina (born April 20, 2002) is a talented rapper and beloved internet sensation from Nairobi, Kenya. He quickly rose to stardom thanks to his unique combination of humor and music. Since then, @litttlemaina has proved himself an artist to watch, dominating the Kenyan charts with his witty bars and charming personality. Most notably among a long list of accolades, Lil Maina is celebrated for his hit single ‘Kishash’ which became the most streamed song on Spotify in Kenya in 2022 and ushered in a new era for the country’s fresh wave of young, upcoming talent.
In 2023, Lil Maina is signed under Phauria’s management becoming the first-ever signee in the Kenyan market. He is managed by @steph.unruly.
|Full Name||Jeremy Maina|
|Nickname||Lil Maina, LilMaina|
|Date of Birth||April 20, 2001|
|Age||22 years (as of 2023)|
|Place of Birth||Mombasa|
How did Lil Maina become famous?
Lil Maina became famous after releasing his first music video, “Stretchmarks Kwa Haga.” The song was one of his best since he started releasing music. Also, his second collaboration, “Nothing I’m Doing,” featuring Kahush, cemented his name among top musicians. At the moment, Lil’ Maina is doing everything: vlogs, interviews, music comedy, and all that.
Lil Maina US Tour: Vlog 1 Day 1
Kenyan artist Lil Maina has visited the United States of America for a short holiday visit. In a YouTube video, Lil’ Maina shows how he is enjoying spending time with his mom, who is currently living in the US. Lil Maina traveled to the US in July 2022. He is living his best life, having one of the most trending songs in Kenya, “Kishash.” I wrote a detailed article; you can check it out here.
In August 2023, Lil Maina traveled again to the US where he is currently living with his mum. Together they made a vlog and Lil Maina updated his audience on his plans to extend his stay in the United States to study. Lil Maina also disclosed that he will be going back to content creation as part of his lifestyle.
Lil Maina Instagram Account
Lil Maina’s username on Instagram is @litttlemaina. His first Instagram account was disabled with more than 100K followers. People were finding it hard to get Lil’ Maina on Instagram since there were many spam accounts. His Instagram account is now verified with a blue tick.
He joined Instagram in 2018 while still in high school. At that time, he was just a teenager trying to make it in life. He was greatly inspired by DJ Shiti’s comedy. In fact, if you’d scroll through his old Instagram account, you could attest to this. For example, in one video, he mimicked Dj Shiti in the studio.
Lil Maina with Shosho and Guka
Most of Lil Maina’s fans discovered him when he used to tease his grandmother (shosh) and his late grandfather (Guka). Many people enjoyed their reaction when Lil Maina teased them without fear. His videos were hilarious and were shared widely, making Lil Maina an internet sensation. Lil Maina’s success can be attributed to his grandparents.
Lil Maina Dancing
Lil Maina’s dancing to the song “Major Lazer – Watch Out For This (Bumaye)” by Major Lazor also contributed to his online success and growth. He was posted by MajorLazor on May 2021 and captioned
A champion. A rising star. Keep going and growing king.Major Lazer Instagram
Lil Maina Buruklyn Boyz & Wizzo Tano Nane
Lil Maina is also supporting other like-minded artists and celebrities. He is also taking his time with the latest trends. When Wizzo Tano Nane was about to blow up, LilMaina was among the first few to vibe with Wizzo. Together they turned up to support Burukyn Boyz’s new song ‘DREAM YAKUTOKA KWA BLOCK’
Lil Maina dating: Nikita Kering, Thickyy Sandra & GK Nyambura
After they were seen together in a Q&A YouTube video, Lil Maina confirmed rumors that she was dating Nikita Kering. The video, which was released on June 23, 2021, shows Lil Maina vibing with Nikita. They could be dating, though, because their feelings are mutual and they have good chemistry.
Also Lil Maina has collaborated with GK Nyambura and Thickyy Sandra
Lil Maina Photos
Check out the latest photos by Lil Maina