On Thursday Takataka Hit-maker Alvindo and Kenya Film and Classification Board through its CEO Ezekiel Mutua reached a mutual agreement in regard to his banned song Takataka.
Takataka Hitmaker forced to apologize after meeting Ezekiel Mutua
Alvindo eats a humble pie
Alvindo in company of his lawyer Munga Wanjau honoured the KFCB summon, where they discussed status of his banned song, agreeing to pull it down from all social media platforms and YouTube.
Alvindo further apologized to his fans, pledging to make more informative songs, stating that he didn't intend to incite jilted men against women.
“I want to apologize to my fans and to promise them a second release that will embrace moral values… I am sorry I didn’t intend to incite jilted men against women. As a law abiding citizen,today nili appear before with my lawyer allocated to me by my boss and whatever wameniambia ntatilia maanani cos am an obedient man...my next song will definatly be better than takataka and it will inspire & motivate Kenyans in many ways..asante sana Kwa kunielekeza kwa njia njema...and thank you all” wrote Alvindo.
The agreement reached between Alvindo and KFCB resolved to settle matters surrounding the Takataka song out of court on grounds that, song owners will adhere to all the conditions put in place.
KFCB stand on Takataka
“The Board and through his lawyer, resolved to settle the matter out of court on condition of the following: 1. That the ban on the offensive song still stands.”
“That the artist submits the song and any other audio visual work of art that he may have produced to the Board for examination and classification. “
“That Alvin will pull down the video from YouTube and any other social media platform where he has uploaded it or risk getting arrested and charged for breaking the law.”
“That any public entertainment joint that plays the song or media house that broadcasts it will be in breach of the law and will be held liable in accordance with the law.” Reads tweets from KFCB.
Takataka was bannedon grounds of obscenity and promoting violence against women.
“Moving forward, the song should not be performed live or broadcast anywhere within the Republic of Kenya. No DJ should play the song either on broadcast station or in entertainment joints,” the statement read.
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