Why Chipukeezy’s girlfriend should be worried
Chipukeezy recently became the subject of a shameful scandal.
Chipukeezy, an overrated comedian who rose to fame on the back of cheap tribal jokes, has become the subject of a shameful scandal after he was busted lying about a recent trip to the US.
The comedian gave credit to an unidentified “white lady” as the person who helped him meet his idol, and celebrated movie star Kevin Hart.
It has now emerged that the so called “white lady” is actually a good-willed Kenyan girl, Wawira, who went out of her way to assist the ingrate.
When I heard Wawira’s revelation, I was disappointed, but what made me tremble with indignation was Chipukeezy’s idea of apology to Wawira.
“You are the white lady in that script….I was just trying to save my image girl,” he said.
See, white people taking credit for accomplishments made by Africans is at the heart of colonization and racism against black people.
White missionaries and explorers such as Dr Johann Ludwig Krapf and Johannes Rebmann are credited for ‘discovering” Mt Kilimanjaro and Mt Kenya – an attribution that leaves out the indigenous people who lived in these areas for many years.
While the majority of Africans have proudly stood up to reject such brain wash, a few disturbed individuals of Chipukeezy’s ilk are a shameful remainder of the imperialism that exists in our world.
In America, fire-spitting civil rights activist Malcolm X gave the example of the house Negro versus the field negro.
“The house Negro lived close to his master. He dressed like his master. He wore his master's second-hand clothes. He ate food that his master left on the table. And he lived in his master's house--probably in the basement or the attic--but he still lived in the master's house.
“Whenever that house Negro identified himself, he always identified himself in the same sense that his master identified himself. When the master said that "we have a fine home here," the house Negro said, "Yes, we have a fine home here." When the master would be sick, the house Negro identified himself so much with his master he'd say, "What's the matter boss, we sick?"
"But then you had another Negro out in the field. The house Negro was in the minority. The masses--the field Negroes were the masses. They were in the majority. When the master got sick, they prayed that he'd die. If his house caught on fire, they'd pray for a wind to come along and fan the breeze! X would narrate.
In retrospect, I now realize why Chipukeezy opts to spend hours in the salon to “treat” his tough black hair. He lacks the impetus and intellectual self-awareness that would defeat black inferiority campaigns
At the end of this sad story, I cannot help but feel sorry for the comedian’s fiancée, Kerry, who may soon be abandoned for a fine white lady who fits the struggling comedian’s brand!
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