Officially Gone Secular? Bahati Features Eddy Kenzo In Latest Project.
Mtoto wa mama is not going to let us down soon. Seems he’s married to controversies. A week ago, just after being snubbed by Groove awards alongside his frenemy Willy Paul, he teamed up in attacking and communicating just how the award is turning to be a white elephant to the Kenyan Gospel Music scene. I’m not even going to comment anything on the love triangle he is currently in.
This time round, it is a double surprise. The mapenzi hit-maker has mixed two of his earlier hits (Barua and Mama) to bring out BARUA KWA MAMA. And whats more, he has featured a Ugandan secular musician, Eddy Kenzo!
The song has made many of his fans question his authenticity. They say he is sending a wrong message because he is a gospel artist who should focus on Christian music. Before, Bahati did a collabo with Rayvany of Wasafi and also did Kuchukuchu with King Kaka and Wyre who are both Secular artists.
It’s also important to note that few days ago, Bahati traveled to Zanzibar for a video shoot. Yamoto band’s Aslay was reportedly seen in the scene. This might mean another collabo might be cooking featuring aslay, a secular artist.
While on the positive side of it, Barua Kwa mama is an emotional song basically appreciating mothers for all their hard work and perseverance. Video shows Bahati and Eddy Kenzo playing the roles of students. Then, later on, a fast forward to when they are grown up and successful, then they shower their mothers with gifts, making sure they don’t die poor. Here is the video;
Born Kevin Kioko in 1994, Bahati was brought up in A.B.C children’s home as an orphan after his late Mother passed on when he was six years old.