Speculations High as TZ Singer Christina Shusho Releases Song Titled Zakayo

Three years back, Tanzanian gospel sensation Christina Shusho introduced her song “Shusha Nyavu” (Cast Your Nets), which swiftly soared to popularity in Kenya, solidifying her status as a household name in the country. The overwhelming demand from Kenyan fans led to calls for a concert, which finally materialized last year.

Now, the anticipation rises once more as she hints at her upcoming song titled “Zakayo” (Tax Collector). Even before its official release, the online reactions from her Kenyan audience suggest an eager anticipation.

Announcing the song on her social media platforms early Monday morning, Shusho’s followers in Kenya responded promptly with their characteristic wit and enthusiasm.

In Swahili, the song narrates the tale of Zakayo, a prominent tax collector known for his wealth and status. He harbors a curiosity about the nature of Jesus, yet finds himself unable to fully comprehend it, as hinted by the lyrics: “There was once a man named Zakayo, a senior tax collector and a wealthy man. He sought to know what kind of man Jesus was, but he wasn’t able to because…”

Despite the absence of an official release date, a snippet of the song has already garnered thousands of reactions across various social media platforms.

Speculation abounds among Kenyan fans about the song’s subject matter, as Shusho has opted to remain tight-lipped about the specifics. However, this hasn’t deterred her fans from engaging in spirited discussions and conjectures.