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YouTube cracks the whip on Ethic

Blow after blow!

DCI should arrest Ethic Music Group - Ezekiel Mutua

Ethic’s music group has suffered yet another blow after YouTube deleted their controversial hit song ‘Tarimbo’ .

The song was deleted after concerns were raised that it advocates for rape and violence among women.

Kenya Film and Classification Board (KFCB) CEO Ezekiel Mutua took to Twitter to announce the news, a week after he asked google to take down the song from YouTube.

He had also called for DCI to arrest the music group for advocating for such impunity against women.


In his post, Mr Mutua also stated that their YouTube channel would be deactivated if they violated the YouTube policies for the third time.

Tarimbo is now totally deleted from @YouTube and the channel owner served first warning. After a third violation the channel will be totally deactivated. We thank Google for supporting our efforts to clean the digital space and make it safe for children.” Read Ezekiel Mutua’s post.

The CEO also declared that 'filth' like 10/10 would be put off air and people who were using such channels to corrupt the morals of children would have to make amends.

"Soon such filth like 10/10 will be off air and those using such channels to corrupt the morals of our children will have their recompense here and in the life to come! " He said.


We are truly remorseful!

Last Tuesday, the gengetone group was forced to apologize to people for releasing ‘Tarimbo’ a song that was widely interpreted to promote rape and violence among women.

Ethic took to twitter to apologize stating that they were sorry and they didn’t mean to disrespect anyone, specifically the women, or advocate for violence or rape among them. T

As Ethic Entertainment, we are truly remorseful for any dolor caused by the lyrics to our single, and for every single person that was triggered to a displeasing memory or emotion by it, receive our sincere apologies. Rest assured that no disrespect was intended”. Sid the group. As artists, we are sons to our mothers, brothers to our sisters, uncles to our nieces and friends to our female friends and fans, and it is not in any way our intention to publicize violence or rape against these highly revered individuals in our community,” read part of the apology.


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