“Wakalee mko na Ujinga mingi sana, Ngoma Zangu Zinasikizwa Dunia Mzima sio Kericho na Bomet Pekee,” Mali Safi Chito musician Says

Within the vibrant spectrum of Kenyan music, the Kalenjin community has witnessed the emergence of remarkable talents, among whom shines the rising star known as the Marakwet Daughter, acclaimed for her chart-topping track “Mali Safi Chito.”

Recent events have thrust this artist into the limelight as she boldly addresses the issue of unauthorized use of her music by Kalenjin DJs and influencers. In a courageous move, she not only defends her artistic rights but also admonishes those who exploit her creations.

The enigmatic Marakwet Daughter burst onto the Kenyan music scene with the release of “Mali Safi Chito,” swiftly garnering a devoted following both within and beyond the Kalenjin community. Her distinctive vocals, coupled with a blend of traditional Kalenjin rhythms and contemporary elements, have marked her as a promising talent.

Despite her burgeoning success, Marakwet Daughter found herself embroiled in controversy over the unauthorized use of her music by Kalenjin DJs and influencers. In a candid statement, she voiced her frustration at the unauthorized inclusion of her music in various audio mixes without her consent. Stressing the importance of respecting artists’ intellectual property rights, she condemned the practice and called out those responsible.

Marakwet Daughter did not hold back in her criticism of Kalenjin DJs and influencers, questioning their professionalism and urging them to seek permission before incorporating her music into their work. She emphasized that such actions not only impact her personally but also undermine the integrity of the music industry as a whole.

In her impassioned defense of her artistic integrity, Marakwet Daughter highlighted the dedication and creativity invested in her music, emphasizing the importance of artists being duly acknowledged and compensated for their contributions. By speaking out against the unauthorized use of her songs, she aims to raise awareness about the challenges artists face in protecting their intellectual property.

Beyond addressing the issue of unauthorized use, Marakwet Daughter boldly confronted her critics, asserting her right to express herself through her music and refusing to be silenced by negativity or detractors.

Marakwet Daughter’s journey from emerging artist to outspoken advocate for artistic rights underscores the challenges musicians encounter in the digital age. Her call for respect and recognition serves as a poignant reminder to the music industry that artists deserve control over their creations.

As discussions surrounding this controversy unfold, it remains to be seen how it will impact the relationship between artists and DJs and whether it will foster a more respectful and collaborative music scene within the Kalenjin community.