Popular group Ethic has released a statement apologizing for their new song “Tarimbo” which has become a controversial topic.
KFCB boss Ezekiel Mutua led Kenyans by claiming the song was too dirty and advocated rape.
In their statement, the group apologized saying that they did not intend to be disrespectful even though the lyrics were negatively interpreted.
“As Ethic Entertainment, we are truly remorseful for any dolor caused by the lyrics to our single, and for every single person that was triggered to a displeasing memory or emotion by it, receive our sincere apologies. Rest assured that no disrespect was intended” reads the Tweet.
They added that they did not advocate for rape because they are part of the community which supports them.
“…As artists, we are sons to our mothers, brothers to our sisters, uncles to our nieces and friends to our female friends and fans, and it is not in any way our intention to publicize violence or rape against these highly revered individuals in our community.” they wrote.
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July 7, 2020