Jamaican artist Garfield Spence popularly known as Konshens has traded words with President of comedy in Africa, Eric Omondi. Eric Omondi has been pushing for Kenyan acts to be respected and given more opportunities as compared to their foreign counterparts. Omondi is of the opinion that Kenya has big artists and they should not curtain raise for any foreign acts.
Creatives are inventing new ways to make a career outside of traditional media. Social media sites like YouTube have provided skilled Kenyans with a forum to promote their work while also earning money. Eve Mungai is one such creative, with unrivaled interviewing talents. Her YouTube channel has become one of the most popular in the country.
Kiss Fm radio presenter Felix Odiwour popularly known as Jalang'o has warned Comedian Eric Omondi over the use of drug abuse. While talking in his morning radio show with Kamene Goro, the comedian lightly condemned Eric Omondi over his use of Bhang. According to him, Eric is high on bhang abuse and should stop the habit.
For days now, Kenyan Comedian Eric Omondi has been advocating that Kenyan artists be given first priority where he asked all media channels to play 75% of local music. He even staged a riot outside the parliament which saw the bold buddy arrested but was later released.
On Saturday night, comedian Eric Omondi ditched millionaire Jimi Wanjigi in favor of Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga during the Luo Festival. Eric Omondi openly endorsed Raila Odinga during the occasion, confounding many observers given his recent eagerness to collaborate with Jimi Wanjigi.
There was show of opulence at the luo festival as political heavyweights accompanied Raila to the star-studded event that saw Eric Omondi openly endorse Raila Odinga. This is despite being seen as supporting Jimmy Wanjigi who is seeking to battle it out with Raila Odinga for the party ticket for ODM party.
Popular Kenyan comedian Eric Omondi, has recently been told to expect a cold reception in Tanzania after his antics in Kenya. The comedian's 'war' against International music, has seen him acquire multiple enemies, in the Kenyan Entertainment industry. For Instance, popular Kenyan artists such as Sauti Sol's Bien have continuously insulted the comedian for his antics.
Eric Omondi on his latest post on instagram account page shared a photo of him dressed in all white outfit. He then went ahead and wrote about how he aspires to take Kenyan comedy up to international level. Here is the photo that he shared on his instagram account page.
Kenyan comedian Eric Omondi has been making headlines in the past few days in his quest to revive the Kenyan music industry. Eric was asking the lawmakers to put in place a law that will see all media stations in the country play 75% of Kenyan music all the time.
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For the longest time Kenyan fans for Dancehall artist Konshens have been yearning a show from him ever since the last time he was here. Earlier today he dropped the date that he will be here come 31st of December doing a concert. To which Eric Omondi who has been having a debate about Kenyan music not doing well.
Popular Jamaican artist konshens has taken a swipe at comedian Eric Omondi following his recent online campaign geared at ensuring that local artistes get more airplay in Kenyan Radio and Tv stations. Konshens sought to know why Eric Omondi was opposed to foreign artistes making strips to Kenya. He further poked holes on Omondi's concerns, asking him if he was upset that Kenyans were showing too much love to international artistes or if he was upset that they were not giving enough support to local artistes.
Eric Omondi has for the last few weeks been making headlines after he started sharing his opinions on the Kenyan music scene. Eric has been taking on some of the local artists accusing them of being the reason for the failure of the music scene. His statements have been receiving a lot of commentary from Kenyans and this has sparked a whole conversation on the Kenyan artists.
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Nairobi county governor Ann Mwenda Kananu giving out presents during a baby shower project. Kananu said parenting has had its challenges, which can be avoided if everyone cooperates to provide the services appropriately, during a session with Nairobi slum dwellers on Monday evening, where he handed out free diapers.
Comedian Eric Omondi's bill about Kenyan music is set to be tabled before the parliament today by Hon. Charles Jaguar and Babu Owino. Embakasi East MP and MP for Starehe will move the bill that seeks to ensure that the Kenyan media that is the TVs and radio stations plays 75%of Kenyan music.
Eric omondi has taken a petition to Jaguer ana Babu Awino who are members of the Parliament.They are to follow due process and table it in parliament on 24th November 2021.The bill is ment to support local artist in Kenyan music industry through the media. The freedom of media is guaranteed in article 34[a] of the constitution of Kenya which gives all state media freedom to determine independently the editorial content of their broadcasts.
The popular Jamaican artist Konshens, finally slams at Eric over his derogatory comments on International artists , Konshens responded to Eric's remarks that was geared towards ensuring local artists are given opportunity in showcasing their talents within the local television and radio stations. Apparently, on Konshens remarks, he possibly inquired to know the reason as to why the Kenyan comedian was so opposed to foreign artist who are making their trips to Kenya, despite their unwavered love to international artist.
What started off like a small message on the Internet is now a big argument between Kenyan comedian Eric Omondi and Jamaican singer Konshens. Eric in the fight to help Kenyan artists get back on track told foreign artists to give us a break so that they can regenerate themselves.
Eric Omondi took to his Instagram to say that Kenyan artists are not curtain raisers for international artists' events. This comes after A poster confirming that Konshens will be performing in Kenya next month. Eric Omondi further insisted that he had nothing against International artists though his heart is profusely bleeding for the Kenyan artists industry.