Four Members of Parliament in East Africa, who first rose to distinction through music, are intending to collaborate for a concoction collabo that ought to be a noteworthy hit.
Nairobi News has built up that the energetic ‘Waheshimiwa’, who are on the whole first-time parliamentarians – aside from one – in Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya have been in converses with hit the studio together for the collabo.
Veteran Bongo hip jump rapper Professor Jay (genuine name Joseph Haule) who is the MP for Mikumi, has said he has been in converses with Starehe MP Jaguar (genuine name Charles Njagua) and his dear companion bongo rapper Mr Sugu (Joseph Mbilinyi) who is the MP for Mbeya City and in addition Uganda MP for Kyaddondo and dancehall star Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu also called Bobi Wine over the task.
“We have been in very progressive talks and all we waiting for is our respective parliaments to go on recess then we hit the ground running,” said Professor Jay who is currently riding high with his Pagamisa hit.
EAST AFRICAN TOUR
The Zali za Mentali hitmaker further said once the mash up collabo is out, the four MPs will embark on a tour across the three countries to push the song.
“It will not just be a normal collabo. Once we record the project, we will embark on a serious tour across the three nations – Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania – with a view of uniting our people through music,” Professor Jay added.
The 42-year-old rapper, who is expected in Kenya next week, was elected to parliament on an opposition ticket Chadema during Tanzania’s General Election of October 2015 in his first attempt at elective politics.
His close friend, Mr Sugu, who convinced him to join politics, retained his seat with a landslide win of 97,675 votes.
In Kenya, Jaguar clinched the Starehe seat during the 2017 August General election on a Jubilee Party ticket after quitting his position at Nacada to join politics.
In Uganda, 36-year-old Bobi Wine won his seat April last year in a by election, garnering 25,659 votes ahead of his closest rival who only managed 4,556 votes.