On December 25th, Diamond Platnumz and his WCB family were accorded a heroic welcome upon landing in Mombasa for their scheduled Wasafi Festival.
Diamond and his WCB family accorded heroic welcome in Mombasa ahead of Wasafi Festival (Photos)
Welcomed like a King
The WCB President was received by a huge crowd at Mama Ngina Drive who turned out to express their love to the King of Bongo Flava who was in company of his WCB Wasafi crew.
The huge crowd brought business to a standstill at the busy Mama Ngina Area.
“Earlier Today in MOMBASA!!!.... Kesho kwa Pamoja Tunaandika Historia ya #WasafiFestiVal208kwa Mara ya Kwanza ndani ya Kenya Tena Mjini MOMBASA!!!..... tafadhali nunu ticket yako sasa kupotia Mookh.com au wahi Mapema Getini maana najua kabisa ticket ukichelewa zigakiwa shida..... na usije kulalamika umekosa.... follow @nrgradiokekwa Taarifa zaidi!!!!” shared Diamond.
Diamond and his crew will be performing for the first time in Kenya under the tag “Wasafi Festival” with all his artiste on Stage. This will see the likes of Queen Darleen, Lava Lava, Mbosso, Rayvanny, Harmonize and Diamond, entertain revelers in Mombasa.
The heroic welcome, comes hours after, their Music Regulatory Board, BASATA gave them the green light to perform outside their country.
BASATA on Diamond
In a letter addressed to all media houses, BASATA explained that Diamond and Rayvanny are free to hold shows outside their country, on grounds that their Ban was issued at a time they had already signed contracts with organizers from Kenya.
“Baraza la Sanna la Taifa (BASATA) limefanya kikao na kujadili mamombi ya masanii Diamond Platnumz an mwenzake Rayvanny ya kuomba kusamehewa adhabu iliyotolewa wiki iliyopita inayowasimamisha wasijihusishe na maonesho yoyote ndani nan je ya nchi kwa ukiukaji wa maadili na dahrau kwa mamlaka. Aidha kutokana na sintofahamu hiyo isoyo na afya kusimamia maendeleo Sanaa nchini na ukweli kwamaba mwanamuziki Diamond na wenzake waliingia mikataba inayofahamika katika nchi mbili za jirani kabala ya adhabu ya BASATA kutolewa na pia kuzingatia athari kwa mashabiki wan chi hizo amabzo tayari walishakata tiketi za maonesho hayo BASATA inawaondolea katazo la maonyesho hayo tajwa tu na kubaki katozo la ndani ya nchi mpka pale Diamond na wenzake watakapoonyesha mabadiliko chanya kitabia” reads statement from Basata.
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