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Wamlambez and Tetema hit songs should be played in clubs only - Ezekiel Mutua

Both songs are banned outside bars and clubs - Mutua.

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Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) CEO, Ezekiel Mutua has said that Wamlambez and Tetema hit songs should be restricted to clubs and bars only on grounds that they contain dirty lyrics not suitable for public consumption.

Mutua mentioned that both Wamlambez by Sailors and Tetema by Rayvanny ft Diamond Platnumz are purely pornographic.

“Tetema and Wamlambez songs are strictly forbidden outside of clubs and bars. It's embarrassing to see even national leaders singing and dancing to the obscenity in public. The lyrics are dirty and not suitable for public consumption, especially mixed company or where children are likely to be watching or listening. Both songs are pure pornography," reads part of Ezekiel Mutua's statement.


Coded Language

He added that KFCB, is not in a position to ban the songs, because they were sang in a coded language.

“While we may not ban them because they are coded, it's important for the public to know that they are dirty and unsuitable for mixed company. Let them be restricted to clubs, strictly for adults!” added Mutua.

Tetema is among the most successful song to be ever released by WCB signee Rayvanny. The songs has garnered over 27 million views on YouTube.


It (Tetema) has also managed to penetrate to the international market, attracting two remixes that are already out. The first remix featured; Rayvanny Ft Pitbull, Mohombi, Jeon & Diamond Platnumz.

The second one has the likes of; Patoranking, Zlatan, Rayvanny and Diamond.

Wamlambez Wave

On the other hand, Wamlambez has become a national anthem, crossing borders due to its sing along lyrics.


Mention the term Wamlambez among the youth in Nairobi today and chances are you will receive an enthusiastic response to the effect of “Wamnyonyez”.

Just the other day singer Suzannah Owiyo, confessed how hard it is to resist the Wamlambez wave.

 “Last night I happen to be in a youthful environment just for some few minutes.Wah!I didn’t mind the music until the DJ shouted on the mic, mnataka gani? Wamlambez! The crowd responded Wamyonyez. Honestly, you can’t afford to ignore this track,” she narrated.


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