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Nairobi News has compiled the dramatic scenes involving artistes which shocked the entertainment industry.

Every year Kenyan showbiz witnesses a fair share of dramas. This year was no different.

Nairobi News has compiled some of the most dramatic scenes involving artistes which shocked the entertainment industry.

1. Redsan clobbers his producer

Three days after the launch of his 5th album Baddest in September, the dancehall artiste was accused of assaulting his longtime producer Sappy. Redsan was reported to have stormed Sappy’s studio and given him the beating of a lifetime. The debacle was sparked by Sappy’s decision to hold on to the master copy of the new album. This was after Redsan refused to credit Sappy for his work. The incident sparked public uproar which forced Redsan to reach out to Sappy to seek his forgiveness over the incident

2. Willy Paul rains slaps on female friend

In November, controversial gospel singer was caught on tape raining slaps on a lady friend and smashing her cell phone on ground outside his residence in Syokimau. When contacted after the video went viral, Willy Paul claimed the incident was part of his upcoming reality show which, he said, would revolve around money, music and violence. Days later, the singer contradicted himself by claiming that the woman he assaulted was his sister, a drug addict who had abandoned her home. He claimed he was only disciplining her for her wayward behaviour.

3. Rapper Desiigner robbed of sneakers on stage

The Panda hitmaker had the shock of his life when he performed at the Jameson Connects concert in Ngong Race Course in December. Taking a piggy back ride on a member of the security team, the topless Desiigner got into the middle of the crowd only to have someone strip him of his expensive sneakers. A shocked Desiigner momentarily paused his performance while trying to retrieve his shoes. The rapper later wondered why someone would want to rob him yet he had travelled many miles to come entertain his Kenya fans.

4. ‘Demon possessed’ Rose Muhando’s exorcism

Once regarded as the hottest gospel singer in the region, Rose Muhando became the subject of ridicule in November when a video of her being exorcised of ‘demons’ by controversial Pastor James Ng’ang’a of Neno Evangelism went viral. There was mixed reaction over the video from Kenyans with many of the view that it was stage managed by the singer and the pastor. However, several Tanzanian media outlets have maintained that the once celebrated singer is suffering from drug addiction.

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5. Timmy Tdat ‘mishandles’ female fan on stage

While performing at Nigerian star Mr Eazi concert at Ngong Racecourse in April, the Kenyan rapper shocked the crowd by grossly ‘mishandling’ a female fan who had thrown herself at him on stage. A viral video, which captured the incident, showed the female fan jumping on the artiste’s midriff and the artiste carrying over to the edge of the stage and laying her on top of the sound system where he embarked on a raunchy dance routine. The artiste would even flip over the lady’s high slit dress to expose her butts to the cameras as she wriggled helplessly in his firm. After a wide public uproar over the indecent act, Timmy took full responsibility for his improper conduct and apologized to his fans.

6. Dogo Aslay hurts his male member on stage

The incident happened in November when the bongo flava star was performing at a show in Kisumu. He had just gotten on stage and was hyping the crowd when the stage collapsed. Aslay was seen writhing in pain after he appeared to have hit his genitals. Luckily the security team acted fast and carried him backstage where he received first aid. After the minor, he would later return to the stage to give an electrifying performance.

7. Octopizzo dishes out marijuana to his fans

The rapper was one of the act at the TGR Fest held in October. In the middle of his performance he stopped and asked a fan to provide him with the lighter. He then reached into his pockets and pulled out a few rolls of bhang and distributed them to the fans in his proximity. He was never arrested.

8. Harmonize detained in Eldoret hotel

The Tanzanian artiste was set to perform at the Chaget Festival in Eldoret on November 3. But he didn’t after promoters of the event failed to clear his payment as had been agreed. Things got ugly when the pissed off promoters pulled a fast one on the artiste for his no show by taking off without clearing his hotel bills. The singer found himself detained for more than four hours at the Starbuck Hotel where he had been booked for the night over the unpaid bills. He only got back his freedom after his Kenyan friends intervened.



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Singer speaks after attacking lover at WCB signee Zuchu’s star-studded concert

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Controversial singer Gigy Money turned WCB signee Zuchu’s concert into a fight club, hurling shoes at her lover.

On 18 July, there was fanfare at the Mlimani City Hall in Dar es Salaam as WCB signee Zuchu held a thanksgiving concert months after her debut EP, I Am Zuchu. The event dubbed ‘Ahsante Nashukuru’ mainly featured performances by artistes from the WCB stable and attracted the whos-who in the Tanzanian entertainment and political scenes. 

READ ALSO: I’m not behind Diamond, Tanasha split- WCB’s Zuchu sets record straight

However, singer Gigy Money who also performed made the headlines for the wrong reasons after getting into a scuffle with her lover during the much-publicised concert.

READ ALSO: I was bewitched by a friend – Gigy Money

Peaceful arrival, later chaos

Moments earlier, Gigy and her Nigerian man were seen arriving arm in arm at the event whose highlight featured Zuchu receiving a brand new car from WCB head honcho Diamond Platnumz. Donning matching outfits, the couple was spotted on the red carpet as the paparazzi scrambled to capture the moment.  However, all hell breaks loose later and viral videos depict the visibly angered Nigerian arguing with a bouncer at the entrance. After a tense confrontation, Gigy’s man is seen being led by the screaming bouncer towards the exit. Shortly after, a similarly irritated Gigy emerges and follows the pair.

“Gigy! Wewe Gigy wewe!” a woman in the background is heard dissuading the singer from pursuing them but the singer pays no heed and heads for the pair.

“You want to beat me?” the boyfriend is heard asking an approaching Gigy as the bouncer acts as a barrier between them. The bouncer manages to steer the incensed man towards the exit as Gigy follows behind, hurling obscenities.

READ ALSO: I will get a baby with your eldest son – Gigy Money warns Zari

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At some point, a barefoot Gigy turns into a sprint before throwing one of her shoes which hits the man who then responds with an insult. Another bouncer finally intervenes and the two are separated. Gigy then asks for her vehicle so she can head home before warning the press against sharing videos of the incident.

Addresses incident

Though the cause of their tiff is still unknown Gigy later made reference to the shocking incident in a social media post, hinting that alcohol had a part to play in the fracas.  In another post, Gigy shared a photo alongside her estranged lover writing: “My mad man looked handsome before his demons arose and mine arose too.”

‘Running over Ali Kiba’

Gigy is not new controversy and recently said she’d run over her ex, singer Ali Kiba for breaking her heart.

“I will knock all of them down, I mean I will kill them. In fact, I will flatten them like chapatis. The first person I will knock down and kill is Ali Kiba.  Actually, I don’t need a weak car, I need a Fuso so that when I knock him down I will be sure he doesn’t survive,” Gigy told Ayo TV.

READ ALSO: Gigy Money under fire for dirty-dancing with married singer

Dating Kiba brothers

Gigy had in the past admitted to dating both Ali Kiba and his younger brother, Abdu Kiba. She solely laid the blame on Chekecha singer for pursuing her despite knowing that she’d been with his younger brother. Abdu expressed being heartbroken after learning the two had a fling, prompting him to marry.

“I was very hurt on hearing that Ali was dating Gigy Money because I dated her first before she became famous. But it’s alleged that Ali didn’t know. It hurt me for a while till when I married,” said Abdu.

 

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Why Jahmby Kokai is happy her TV anchor dream never came true

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Jahmby Koikai is glad her dream of being a TV anchor never came true.

Popular media personality Jahmby Koikai narrated how her first attempt at auditioning as a TV host backfired and she was sent home on the first day of the audition. Reliving her prime days, Jahmby narrated how she was determined to follow her dream of becoming a news anchor after completing her degree.

“There was a reality show that was running on one major TV channel here in Kenya, searching for the next top news anchor. I’ve always had the knack for news. At the time, I was working at Metro FM. Walked to my boss and asked him if he was ok with me participating in this competition. He agreed to it.

“Auditions were at Film Studios. The queue stretched all the way to the showground. I was at the back kabisa. Imagine 300 people before you. Then we got the briefing paper and it indicated, ‘no persons with experience in a media house allowed to participate in this audition’. Mimi Jahmby Koikai, nirudi home after watu 300 kukuwa mbele yangu?” she posed.

READ ALSO: Jahmby Koikai back in Kenya after a year of treatment abroad

According to the endometriosis survivor, she went ahead to audition for the position despite the warning and was the first contestant to be sent packing.

“So I stayed in line until I got to the audition room. The judges were a few people I was in campus with. I felt a wave of despair. Like I’m here auditioning, yet my classmates will be judging me? I did my thing and I was considered. We got into the house and we were assigned to different groups. I was the group leader and we won the challenge. Later that evening, we were driven back to Film Studios for a briefing. The presenter of the show said some of us have to go home.

“My name was called out first amongst other great people. We were dropped home. I cried. It felt like I’d lost such a great opportunity. My mom and late grandma were so sad cos they loved to watch me do the news,” she narrated.

READ ALSO: Why I’m walking around with a mask- Jahmby Koikai

Second audition

Later, Jahmby auditioned for another TV opportunity only to miss out as well.

“Then came another opportunity over 10 years ago, I saw a TV ad and decided to apply for the news anchor position. I didn’t get the job.”

However, due to endometriosis, Jahmby was forced to put her dreams on hold and concentrate on getting better. According to her, it is as though God had better plans for her and is grateful to not have gotten the jobs.

“I battled severe endometriosis in silence for over 19 years. I think of how engaging the newsroom is and I’m grateful I wasn’t in that space. I’d have utilized all my sick-leaves and off-days and just declared redundant.”

 

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There was a reality show that was running on one major TV channel here in Kenya, searching for the next top news anchor. I’ve always had the knack for news. At the time, I was working at Metro Fm. Walked to my boss and asked him if he was ok with me participating in this competition. He agreed to it. Auditions were at Film Studios. The queue stretched all the way to the showground. I was at the back kabisa. Imagine 300 people before you. Then we got the briefing paper and it indicated, ‘no persons with experience in a media house allowed to participate in this audition’. Mimi Jahmby Koikai, nirudi home after watu 300 kukuwa mbele yangu? Nikasema zi. So I stayed in line until I got to the audition room. The judges were a few people I was in campus with. I felt a wave of despair. Like I’m here auditioning, yet my classmates will be judging me? I did my thing and I was considered. We got into the house and we were assigned to different groups. I was the group leader and we won the challenge. Later that evening, we were driven back to Film Studios for a briefing. The presenter of the show said, some of us have to go home. My name was called out first amongst other great people. We were dropped home. I cried. It felt like I’d lost such a great opportunity. My mom and late grandma were so sad cos they loved to watch me do the news. Then came another opportunity over 10years ago, I saw a TV ad and decided to apply for the news anchor position. As you see in this pic, I got my hair done at Ralph’s Hair Salon, new suit etc. I didn’t get the job. After KBC, I never got to anchor the news again. I’m grateful I did not get the job even though I felt dejected at the time. I battled severe Endometriosis in silence for over 19years. I think of how engaging the newsroom is and I’m grateful I wasn’t in that space. I’d have utilised all my sick-leaves and off-days and just declared redundant. There are many people like me who are bound by chronic illness and cannot do the things they love. I share your pain. But there’s hope. I’m grateful to God for His reminder that He will restore to you all the years that the locusts have eaten. Also Jer 29:11

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