Willis Raburu. Photo/COURTESY
Citizen TV Presenter-cum artist Willis Raburu has announced the release of the first project of the Bazutainment music fund.
Raburu in June partnered with betting company 22 bet which created a Ksh.5 million culture fund aimed at supporting Kenyan artists in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Taking to his official Twitter handle on Wednesday August 4, 2021, Raburu said that the now famous song by Hart the band featuring Brizzy Annechild dubbed 'My Jaber' will be the first beneficiary of the fund.
The journalist-cum musician announced that bazutainment music fund had aided the production of the song's video.
According to Raburu, the video of the song that has been the talk of the internet will be dropping on Friday this week 1000hrs.
"ANNOUNCEMENT! Bazutainment and @22betKe would like to announce one of our first projects!! From the BAZUTAINMENT MUSIC FUND!!!! Its MY JABER VIDEO by @H_ARTTHEBAND and Brizzy Annechild DROPPING THIS FRIDAY AT 10AM! History will be made!BAZU!!!!" posted Willis Raburu.
The 22Bet culture fund’s main goal is to open doors for talented young artists. The betting firm will distribute a total of 5,000,000 KSh to various upcoming artists.
In order to identify deserving recipients, 22Bet chose to work with Bazu Entertainment, which is owned by Raburu.
The money will be distributed via recording sponsorships.
The unveiling event was held in June and was attended by several established artists, including such big names as Crazy Kennar, Eric Omondi, and Terry Muikamba.
Artists willing to get the sponsorship will have to go through an audition to determine the quality of their music. If they are good enough, they will receive a sponsorship to record their songs and music videos.
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