Kenya rapper Octopizzo.

Kenyan rapper Octopizzo has Kenyans on Twitter divided following his tweet on Tuesday afternoon. Octo called out Kenyans for offering overwhelming support to Tanzanian artist Diamond Platnmuz but fail to do the same when it comes to local musicians such as Otile Brown. 

“MFs out here Gassing Diamond but will not support Otile Brown. The Mediocrity on this platforms. Smh,” read the tweet.

Octopizzo’s tweet comes hours after Diamond released a new song Featuring Koffi Olomide #Waah, and is currently trending number one on YouTube in Kenya. The video has gained a lot of traction, with over 2.9 million views in 24 hours.

Diamond Platnumz and Koffi Olomide in 'Waah'. (Courtesy)

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While a section of Kenyans agreed with the rapper that local musicians need more support, others opined that Kenyan artists need to put in more work.