Kenyan Musicians Protest Against Media Dedicating Majority Of Airplay To Music Of Davido, Iyanya

Date: 11-08-2015 9:31 pm (6 years ago) | Author: Mister Jay Wonder
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Local musicians in Kenya have taken to the streets to vent their frustration at local media in the country for dedicating majority of airplay to music from other countries especially Nigeria and South Africa. The Kenya Musician Movement (KENAM) recently protested the lack of airplay, demanding 70 per cent for Kenyan music on all platforms.

The protesters are calling coming in the heels of a directive by the government to all Kenyan TV station to screen 60 per cent of the local content, this is yet to be realized. According Mitch Wyclif, a publicist for beat ya Keggah production label, ‘we are demanding for 70 per cent airplay from our local media as we see only Tanzania and Nigeria music being aired.

The media has turned to be the most corrupt platform. One has to bribe producers of shows and DJs in order to get airplay in their station.’ In recent times, Nigerian pop stars like Davido, Iyanya, Wizkid, Yemi Alade and others have all headlined sold out concerts in Kenya and this is not the first time Kenyan musicians will face off with Nigerian acts. In March 2015, Kenyan fans took to social media to slam HKN boss, Davido over his poor performance in the country.

Also in January 2015, Kenyan rapper Mwafreeka fired shots at Nigerian rapper, Ice Prince and then he apologised a few days later. All that, of course, is not forgetting the beef between Kenyan rapper Jaguar and MMMG lead act Iyanya a few months back.


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Posted: at 11-08-2015 09:31 PM (6 years ago) | Addicted Hero
- uplogsa at 11-08-2015 09:44 PM (6 years ago)
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See bad belle
Posted: at 11-08-2015 09:44 PM (6 years ago) | Upcoming
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- OlasubomiD at 11-08-2015 09:45 PM (6 years ago)
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Enemy of progress
Posted: at 11-08-2015 09:45 PM (6 years ago) | Upcoming
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- briged at 11-08-2015 09:48 PM (6 years ago)
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good products no dey beg for patronage.let go back to the drwing board.nigria is gaint of africa
Posted: at 11-08-2015 09:48 PM (6 years ago) | Newbie
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- elchymo at 11-08-2015 09:51 PM (6 years ago)
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Are any of ur stars better like them? Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 11-08-2015 09:51 PM (6 years ago) | Hero
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- chealseafc at 11-08-2015 09:58 PM (6 years ago)
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are you kidding me?.
that mean they should go back to the drawing board na.
Posted: at 11-08-2015 09:58 PM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Fashoney at 11-08-2015 09:59 PM (6 years ago)
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Dis people are enemy of progress oo..
Posted: at 11-08-2015 09:59 PM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- gogoman at 11-08-2015 10:01 PM (6 years ago)
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it their  country any sensible citizen will  do just  that...........
Posted: at 11-08-2015 10:01 PM (6 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- jereva at 11-08-2015 10:30 PM (6 years ago)
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On one hand, it means they are just not good enough.... while on the other hand, it sucks to be a second class citizen in your own country.. speaking in terms of music ofc.
Posted: at 11-08-2015 10:30 PM (6 years ago) | Upcoming
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- beneno at 11-08-2015 10:35 PM (6 years ago)
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ooooooooh
Posted: at 11-08-2015 10:35 PM (6 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- shaddybaby at 11-08-2015 11:25 PM (6 years ago)
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Haah! Sorry, i know how it hurts. Anyway leave fight, come humbly & submisively and learn from d Pro.
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- Obaneski at 11-08-2015 11:41 PM (6 years ago)
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o boi c beef, dis 1 na raw beef.
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- PoliticxGuru at 11-08-2015 11:45 PM (6 years ago)
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see me see wahala, na we say make una music no get swag
Posted: at 11-08-2015 11:45 PM (6 years ago) | Hero
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- Anny01 at 12-08-2015 01:06 AM (6 years ago)
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As them no fit produce good music nkoh...
Posted: at 12-08-2015 01:06 AM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- babafero at 12-08-2015 03:18 AM (6 years ago)
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EAST AFRICA IS ALWAYS A phyuk UP
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- rizzotti at 12-08-2015 04:46 AM (6 years ago)
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nigeria musicians put in alot of hard work before we kicked out american music.so kenyans should work more harder to beat nigeria music
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- winace at 12-08-2015 04:47 AM (6 years ago)
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They shld package themselves well, d world will notice them not only kenyans. Meanwhile ur Victoria Kimani dat is sign to chocolate city label in nigeria, wat abt dat. Kimani is using nigeria to popular even Tanzania Diamonds too. So why d beef.
Posted: at 12-08-2015 04:47 AM (6 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- Ritabrenice at 12-08-2015 05:41 AM (6 years ago)
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See jealous people oooo
Posted: at 12-08-2015 05:41 AM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- jossy4reall at 12-08-2015 06:31 AM (6 years ago)
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devil don dey run naked in the streets of kenya

Posted: at 12-08-2015 06:31 AM (6 years ago) | Hero
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- onyenmeme at 12-08-2015 06:49 AM (6 years ago)
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their is no sense in this before nigeria use to play makosa and a lot of forein music before they rise up,so my kenyan brothers rise up for better soup no dey look who want lickam joor
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