Alex Kasau Katombi alias Bazu expressed shock at the royalties he received from the Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSK)
The “Kwi Kyathi” hitmaker received Ksh. 2,998 from the Society which is chaired by former KFCB Boss Dr. Ezekiel Mutua.
Taking to his social media, the renown Benga artist likened the royalties paid by MCSK to peanuts.
“RDE16E02NV Confirmed. You have received Ksh2,998.00 from MUSIC COPYRIGHT SOCIETY OF KENYA LTD on 14/4/23 at 6:21 PM. New M-PESA balance is non of your business… Ezekiel Mutua mwaka mzima mnanitumia za kununua njugu,” Katombi said in the post.
This raised reactions from his followers and below are some;
Mark Snr said, “That’s why Eric Omondi is ever fighting for the artists’ work to be rewarded accordingly,”
Aubameyang Mwania Titux said, ” Weeeeeeeuh wakuwe serious bana kama bazu anapata ivi na wezetuu watapata nini shually,”
Irene Nyanzi- Mwella wa Town Official said, “Waat! This is the highest joke of a lifetime,”
Karasta Kathukini Raha said,” Kiangai aini twaema kwikasa aume aa maikatutethya,”
Leonard Munguti said “Onake eisa kusunga tamo senzi okolea mtu hyo leo abuy unga bazu…maete number nundu wio mundu,”
Ndangili Kavisi Mca Waalawa said, “Music Copyright Society of Kenya should be disbanded kabisa na watu wasahau,”