Re-known comedian and entertainer Eric Omondi is in Manhattan, New York city where he seems to be making summer trips to since last year.
Currently he is on a 3-day trip in the city, and he has been making headlines where he disguised himself as a traditional medicine man from Africa and the locals fell for it.
In his lanky form, Eric is seen in loin clothes, performing stunts, and dishing “medicine” to the locals who were amused by his act.
Alongside a video he posted on his IG he said, “So I went to New York City disguised as an African Traditional Medicine man (Witch Doctor) A few minutes after set up. Business was booming.”
Later that evening he was part of the audience at Seth Meyers NBC’s show where he was recognized and given 30 seconds to show his skills.
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Since 2016, the comedian has been making yearly trips to New York as part of his tour creating a name for himself.
Its in Kisumu Boys where his comedy skills thanks to his naturally talkative and never missed in the ‘noise makers’ list. Whether he was absent or present, he would be on the list that got him into sort of big trouble since anything he said came out as a joke.
It was while in form three that he narrated some Indian movie he had watched to some classmates and it seemed enticing and more and more students converged around him as he narrated and imitated Indian accents and all the weird stuff.Unfortunately, the principal sneaked in and disguised himself among the students at the back but no one noticed. What followed was his parents were called to school and he was caned in turns:- by his parents, the principal, and some teachers all got a piece of him.
His career in comedy began when he joined Churchil show. He later left churchill to do his own show dubbed Hawayuni that aired in KTN but it was short lived. He also did ‘Somewhere in Africa’ and ‘Untamed’. He currently does parodies that he uploads on Youtube. He was voted as amongst the top 10 Africa funniest Men, he is largely popular from his appearance on Churchill show.
On 28th February Erick Omondi flew to US on a businesss mission, he is expected to perform in Las Vegas on March 3rd and 4th. He featured on The Tonight Show that is hosted by Jimmy Fallon making it to be the first Kenyan on the show. He took it to social media to share the blessings as he wrote.
‘Imagine one of your wildest dreams coming true…mine just did… Jimmy Fallon just said ‘All the way from Kenya, it’s Eric’ still waiting to wake up from this dream’
‘Wake me up when its all over. When you given that golden opportunity on that giolden stage so you do your favorite joke’