KFCB has taken back his ban on popular hit song Wamlambez after Kenyans incessant uproar on social media. In a post shared on his social media, he has further clarified what he meant by his words that got him ridiculed.
According to him, the banned songs are not illegal they are just not for children consumption. The nature of the songs according to him is for adult consumption. He compared the hit songs to alcohol which is not exactly illegal but has an age restriction.
The songs Tetema and Wamlambez that we have restricted are not illegal. They are just not suitable for children. Just the way beer is not illegal, but there is an age restriction on alcohol consumption. Such products are restricted for adult consumption only!
— Dr. Ezekiel Mutua, MBS (@EzekielMutua) August 30, 2019
This comes after the KFCB Boss banned popular hit songs Tetema and Wamlambez from being played anywhere outside clubs and bars earlier this week. The two songs from East Africa are big hits in the region. Tetema by Diamond Platinumz featuring Rayvanny has garnered 27 million views on Youtube alone.
Tetema and Wamlambez songs are strictly forbidden outside of clubs and bars. It’s embarrassing to see even national leaders singing and dancing to the obscenity in public. The lyrics are dirty and not suitable for public consumption, especially children. @InfoKfcb
— Dr. Ezekiel Mutua, MBS (@EzekielMutua) August 27, 2019
You are Busybody forever scanning the Landscape for something to make you Relevant… Bure kabisa
— Isaac Okoni (@ixocelestial) August 30, 2019
Check out Kenyans reactions to his
— Michael Adundo?? (@MicDalmas) August 30, 2019
But they are abused by teenagers. Just the way beer is highly consumed by teenagers and abused on the same
— Jay Kirima?? (@jaymokirima) August 30, 2019
Wamlambez ,Aya twende tetema
— General™ (@Generalthemajor) August 30, 2019
What about Leonard Cohen’s “hallelujah”. Or that isn’t bad coz it has bible references and is sang during worship?
— Muturi wa Githinji (@muturimagari) August 30, 2019
Wamlambez. Nikama bado wee unasikiza????
— Peter Sagini?????? (@ItsPOS) August 30, 2019
Na pekejeng iko sawa ? So waendelee kulegeza stake
— ©simecore016 (@simon_mwema) August 30, 2019
You don’t know what wamlambez means, I dont, we dont, Sailors don’t.
They hell you restrict something you dont know, we all don’t.
— ?????????????? (@Switchkenya) August 30, 2019
Na umewahi skia pekejeng na pandana? Bro wacha watu wamnyonyezz
— Wicklife watice (@Wickie_watice) August 30, 2019
I concur with @EzekielMutua, even in that era when the NWA hiphop crew comprising of kina eminem n snoopdog used to produce hits with dirty lyrics there was always the RADIO VERSION of those songs that cud be played on radio n TV… let wamlambez do a radio version
— ?? KevineM ?? (@KevinMusundi) August 30, 2019
I ? % support this man, can’t be having our kids sing those songs. Abject moral decapitation going on in our once decent society
— Desmond (@Tirant_taurus) August 30, 2019
You’re chasing the wrong people while purpoted gospel artists are busy singing Lamba nyonyo na umenyamaza tu
— Brian Ondieki (@LastBrianKE) August 30, 2019