by Martin Oduor
Tanzania’s music regulatory body Basata decided to punish Diamond Platnumz, Rayvanny and Wasafi label for producing a song ‘Mwanza’ that contravenes acceptable morals standards.
Diamond, Rayvanny and Wasafi were jointly been fined Tsh 9 million or Kes 403,197. Basata said they three were each required to pay Tsh 3 million or Kes 134,399.
Basata executive secretary Godfrey Mngereza also stated that the song had been banned from being played on radio, TV, clubs and concerts.
Ban lifted or just defying authorities?
Diamond and Rayvanny performed their hit song ‘Mwanza’ for the first time ever during Wasafi Festival in Mwanza city on Saturday December 15th.
The two singers thrived revelers of the lakeside city who sang along to the banned song that is named after Tanzania’s second biggest city located on the shores of Lake Victoria.
Watch the clip below:
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