So it is another amazing Friday where #UhondoMtaani gets to serve you with hottest stories making headlines in the entertainment industry this week.
Bahati faceoff with G Money
Singer Kevin Bahati savagely hit back at Media personality cum DJ Conrad Gray aka G Money after claiming that he doesn’t know him.
On Thursday, a twitter user by the name Shaffie Waru reached out to G Money asking “@Gmoney bro which Bahati song are you playing at Milan Tonight”
The Homeboyz radio Presenter replied to the fan wondering who is Bahati.
“Who’s that” replied G Money.
Upon landing on G Money’s response, Mtoto wa Mama clapped back, accusing him (G Money) of being gay and an upcoming DJ whom Kenya has given asylum for 20 years.
He also alleged that G money has never supported Kenyan music and that’s why he doesn't know Kenya artistes.
“I Have Heard there's an Upcoming DJ Who Kenya Has given Asylum for 20 years by the Name #GMoney @GMONEYizME - Ambieni Huyo Chichiman The Only Time I heard about him Alikua amepiga Boy MUTI Flushed face Na ata Hajawahi Support Kenyan Music nowonder Hajui Wasanii wa Kenya #boomboclat” said Bahati.
Sauti Sol features in "Queen Sono”.
Suzzana hit-makers Sauti Sol has yet again made history after producing the official soundtrack to Netflix's first African original series dubbed “Queen Sono”.
On Thursday night, the Kenyan afro-pop band was in South Africa for the official premiere of Queen Sono, where they disclosed that they worked on the official Soundtrack alongside South African star Sho Madjozi and Black motion.
“HISTORY! ✊🏿-- This is @neflix's first African original and we're on the official soundtrack w/ @shomadjozi & @realblackmotion . Cc @queensononetflix @netflixsa #QueenSono,” reads a post from Sauti Sol.
Netflix's first African original series
Queen Sono is a South African crime drama web television series created by Kagiso Lediga that is set to premiere on Netflix on February 28, 2020.
The series stars, Pearl Thusi, Vuyo Dabula, Sechaba Morojele, Chi Mhende, Loyiso Madinga, Rob Van Vuuren, Kate Liquorish, Khathu Ramabulana, Enhle Maphumulo, Abigail Kubeka, Connie Chiume, Otto Nobela and James Ngcobo. It is Netflix's first African original series
Holy Dave Muthengi quits Citizen TV
Citizen TV presenter Holy Dave Muthengi called it quits, from the S.K Macharia owned TV station. Holy Dave mentioned that he had decided to take a break as Bambika host after three years to concentrate on the final part of his PhD studies.
“If you want to walk on water, you have to get out the boat. After careful consideration and soul-searching, I have made the decision to take a break from hosting #Bambika on Citizen TV. The past 3 years have brought opportunities for growth and I am grateful. I am very appreciative of the incredible team I have had the pleasure of working with. I am also thankful for all my supporters; both online and in the many counties I have traversed. Thank you for your constant love and encouragement. As I am drawing closer to the end of my PhD journey, every minute, every ounce of energy and every resource is critical towards my thesis research. In the waves of this change, I am looking forward to higher heights as I explore new territories. As always, new music is coming your way and the work of #SupportingEducationInKenya continues with the Muthengi Foundation, the networking forums with the Ruthless Focus Gang and of course the constant #InspirationForTheNation. Stay tuned for something big coming soon! #StillDreamingStillBelievingStillAchieving #BadoNazidI,” said Mr Muthengi.
My mother rejected me – Jackie Matubia
TV host and former Tahidi High actress Jackie Matubia for the first time disclosed that her mother rejected her while growing up.
Speaking to Massawe Japanni, Matubia said that the rejection came after her mother separated with her father.
She went on to say that the separation messed her while growing up because she had no stable home where she stayed. Her parents kept moving her from one home to another.
“My mum was married to my biological dad and the she had me. So the first time I had an issue with my marriage nikaenda nikamwambia she was like ‘I hope history doesn’t repeat itself’ mama na baba waliachana and it really messed me up because nilikuwa namovishwa from one family to another, before you trust someone ushatolewa. Tatizo ilikuwa kuniaccept. Back in the day ukiolewa ukiwa na mtoto ilikuwa shida it’s not like today. It was really tough for me,” Matubia stated.
Fashionista Joy Kendi
It’s hard to talk about stylish Kenyans without mentioning fashion, beauty and lifestyle content creator Joy Kendi. From her diverse style to flawless make-up, Joy Kendi is always on top of her game.
In one of her YouTube videos, the fashionista disclosed that she went on a mission paying strangers to photoshop her pictures just for fun and get the perspective of her photos in the hands of an editor.
In a 10 minutes video, Ms Kendi mentioned that she reached out to 4 different Photo-editors who were in her DM, requesting to work on her photos, spending at least Sh3500 on the whole project.
According to the beauty and lifestyle blogger, the 4 strangers who photoshopped her pictures, focused on making her waist tiny and prompting her to consider hitting the gym.
“I paid 4 stranger to photoshop my photos. Why you ask.... why not.... lol. I spent a total of 3500ksh for the photos ranging between 500ksh - 1000ksh per photo. This was all for fun, not here to make fun of anyone’s photoshop skills,” reads the description on the video.
Harmonize hit by fan
Ex-WCB singer and Konde Music Worldwide boss Harmonize was hit by a fan over the weekend, during his highly attended show in Sumbawanga, Tanzania.
In a video that has since gone viral, the ‘Uno’ hit maker had taken the stage for his #JipozeNaTwistTour to entertain fans, who were eagerly waiting for his performance.
A commotion then ensued after Harmonize invited other performing artistes at the event to join him on stage, and as his bouncers tried to control the situation, a fan managed to get on stage, and as he ran towards the singer, his hand moved and hit Harmonize on the face.
Harmonize is then spotted holding his face, as if he was in pain while the fan jumped back into the crowd, and was followed by the singer’s bodyguard.
This is not the first time a fan has breached security to get to the singer who is a darling of many across East Africa.