By HILARY KIMUYU
Award winning Kenyan singer and performer Esther Akoth, popularly known as Akothee, is back with a new song Lotto produced by Nigerian record producer DJ Coublon.
The song is inspired by the lead act winning a lottery, in this case finding the love of her life.
“My song is about finding love despite the odds. As a musician and mother of five, my aim is to show that being a mother does not stop you from achieving your dreams. My songs are wake up calls to all women to remember their worth and to be proud of everything that makes them a woman including their past,” Akothee said of her new song.
Shot at Leopard Beach Hotel, the video was produced by DJ Coublon and shot by One Montage film works and features comedian David Babu.
Her new song comes five months after she released the hit single Oyoyo featuring MC Galaxy.
Her other famous hits are Give It to Me, a collabo with Flavour N’abania, and Sweet Love featuring Diamond Platnumz.
Meanwhile, the 2016 Best Female East Africa AFRIMA Award winner has been selected to perform at one of the biggest African Diaspora event ‘One AFRICA music festival’ in Dubai.
She will perform alongside other African acts such as Diamond, WizKid, Tiwa Savage and Davido on November 16.