Meet “Wajinga Nyinyi“ rapper King Kaka
SEE ALSO :UPDATE: DCI denies summoning King KakaBut what makes him stand out from his peers is his unrelenting efforts in speaking against social injustices and rights of the minority. This year, he launched a campaign for girls to get sanitary pads which saw him lead ‘Bank On Me Menstrual Walk 2019’ from Nairobi to Nakuru. King Kaka has a column on the Standard Newspaper titled ‘Entrepreneurship’ where he shares his hustle experiences and offers much-needed solutions to doing business legally. He was at one time a tutor at Zetech University where taught entrepreneurship, talent development, mentorship and community development. This is not the first time King Kaka is releasing a song accusing politicians and Kenyans of being behind Kenya’s problems.
SEE ALSO :Explainer: What is defamation?In 2017, he released a song titled “Mwizi Mkubwa” in which he talks about how politicians misuse their supporters by bribing them cheaply to appear in rallies and demonstrations. After the gatherings, King kaka sings how the politicians go to their lavish homes while Kenyans go back to their shanties unsure of what they will eat. In many of his songs, King Kaka sneaks in verses that touch on governance and social injustices. But none has elicited reactions more than his latest hit, “Wajinga Nyinyi.” The spoken word artist did not mince his words as he put down what perceived to be Kenya’s biggest problems like unemployment and corruption. In some instances, he called out some politicians’ names implicated in various scandals in the country. The video has since sparked mixed reactions online with some politicians being on the defense exchanging words on Twitter. King Kaka is not the only musician who has produced songs touching on social justice and governance. Other artists include Julius Owino alias Juliani (Utawala) urging Kenyans not to withstand bad governance, Eric Wainaina (Nchi ya Kitu Kidogo) which implies a country of corruption. Sauti Sol also released a song titled “Tujiangalie” urging Kenyans to reflect on themselves in order to transform the country.?
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