Ellisha James a.k.a KIBOPAPACHA (previously Pacha the Great ) was born and raised in Arusha, Tanzania. Ellisha started rapping at age 12  while participating in the Ishi Campaign against AIDS, performing in different social events, and attending various youth & music oriented workshops. In 2012 he won the Serengeti Fiesta Free Style with MC Shujaa, then in March of 2013 he was among the 4 chosen artists within the SUA PROJECT who form the music group called KiNGS under Daz Naledge (producer). Ellisha is currently working on the album titled FRESH FROM SCHOOL in association with DAB MUZIK.