The Kenya Films Classification Board (KFCB) has banned the famous Kenyan break up song sang by up coming artist Alvindo.
CEO Ezekiel Mutua said that he has banned the song due to its explicit lyrics saying that it promotes violence against women by equating women to trash.
KFCB said that the song was not submitted to the board before it was released
“The board notes with great concern that the song was not submitted for examination and clarification, as such, it contravenes section 12 (2) of the Films and Stage Plays Act, “read part of the board’s press release.
Mutua has given a directive prohibiting broadcast of the song by DJ and media houses within the Republic of Kenya.
“No DJ should play the song either on broadcast station or in entertainment joints,” Mutua directed.
Broadcasting, exhibition, distribution (including online) or possession of the song 'Takataka' by Alvin aka Alvindo is a criminal offense. @InfoKfcb #KFCBbansTakaTaka pic.twitter.com/0KBI4j091H
— Dr. Ezekiel Mutua, MBS (@EzekielMutua) April 16, 2019
KFCB has also issued a 14 day notice for the singer Alvindo to appear before them failure to which legal proceedings will be instituted against him.
The up coming artist whose song has one million view on You tube risks a lifetime-ban from being a member of any Collective Management Organization if he fails to appear before them.
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Ezekiel Mutua described the song as a primitive piece of art.
The aggressive and sadistic attitude expressed exhibited by singer seeks to not only incite men who face rejection by suitors but also justifies hatred and hard feelings that come with possible rejection,” Mutua noted.
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