Over the past 2 years, Abubakar Mohadin – aka Prince Abubakar as he is popularly known by his TikTok fan base – commands 83.8K followers comprising of new friends, located not only in Kenya but across the world.
Prince Abubakar keeps his followers glued to his funny slow-motion skits on popular short-form mobile video platform, TikTok.
The 19-year-old Mombasa based content creator also operates a business where he sells deluxe suits and dresses.
How has he done this?
“When I first heard about TikTok, I only watched videos but it was so entertaining and addictive. However, once I actually signed up and started to create content, I knew I wanted to do things differently. This is when I discovered that only a few Kenyans actually made slow-motion videos which was an opportunity I jumped straight onto,” says Abubakar.
He further explains that he wanted people to attach reflective interpretations to his videos by relating them to real-life experiences and what better way than to show them in slow motion. “The slow-motion feature on TikTok is my favourite one as it enables me to reflect on important often unseen details in life. Using transitions, I’m also able to jump onto trending campaigns which is how I usually attract new fans. I can find all types of videos on trending challenges and then incorporate my unique slow-motion techniques.”
Here is a glimpse to some of Abubakar’s creative videos:
TikTok is the leading destination for short-form mobile video. The platforms’ mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. TikTok has global offices including Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Mumbai, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul, and Tokyo.