Award-winning Kenyan Boy Band H_art the Band have teamed up with popular Disk Jockey Samuel Mwangi aka DJ Lyta to recreate Amapiano version of their hit song ‘My Jaber’ featuring Brizy Annechild
H_art the Band teams up with DJ Lyta for 'My Jaber' Amapiano Version [Video]
The My Jaber official video clocked 1 million views within 4 days
DJ Lyta who goes way back with the Music group loved the song #MyJaber to an extent of recreating the Amapiano version. He says that the new version is a way of celebrating the milestone achieved by his counterparts from his hometown Kayole.
The official My Jaber Video was uploaded on YouTube August 6, 2021 and so far has garnered over 3.1 million views. The video accumulated over 1 million views on YouTube within four days of being uploaded on the streaming platform.
The star-studded video had the likes of; Citizen TV’s Willis Raburu, TV Girl Betty Kyallo, Nelly Oaks, Kartelo, Boutross, Protisa, Benzema David, Steph Kapela, Tugi Mlamba, Dr. Maxwell Okoth and Dickens Awiti.
My Jaber was the lead single off their six-track 3rd studio album ‘SIMPLE MAN’ nicknamed Soundtracks of Our Lives.
The Music video embodies the African theme and culture whilst celebrating the African Woman and her Beauty.
“Nobody knows how to party like an African...” reads a caption the group.
On the other hand, DJ Lyta who has been featured in the Amapiano version, became popular by creating head-banging, half-hour music mixes and distributing them in well-labeled compact discs to matatus plying the Kayole route, where he lived with his dad.
Streetblast Volume 1, which featured top reggae hits of the day, was the first music mix he created and was first played in a matatu in mid-2012.
Months later when H_art the Band also hailing from Kayole released their first song & Monster-hit ‘ULIZA KIATU’ , Dj Lyta, now well known & respected in the streets was one of the People who played it on high rotation in his Matata mixes.
Even without constant interaction, there still was an unspoken respect between these artists.
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