Bahati, a Kenyan singer, has announced that he is collaborating with American rapper Nicki Minaj. He shared the news on his Instastories with the caption, “2023 Bahati x Nicki Minaj Confirmed…” Fans have expressed their excitement and congratulations for the singer’s new venture. However, there are skeptics who believe that this could be just another publicity stunt.
Bringing Kenyan Music to the World
There have been criticisms about Kenyan musicians for not expanding their music on a global scale. Comedian Eric Omondi has been particularly harsh, stating that Kenyan musicians only open for international artists but are not invited to perform internationally. In a previous interview, Otile Brown mentioned that the use of Swahili language is one of the factors hindering the growth of Kenyan music.