I remember back in the day how each and every song that was released by Bahati instantly became a hit. He didn’t even have to do media tours, they had no choice but to play his songs. It’s almost as if everything that he laid his hands on instantly turned into gold.
Also read: Are Kenyan gospel musicians asleep?
Well, those days are long gone. These days the 25-year-old singer just gets by like any ordinary artist. Very few people bother to watch or listen to his songs and they don’t get as much traction as they used to. At least that’s what I think and this assertion can be easily confirmed by his low numbers on YouTube.
In my opinion, there are a few possible explanations for why this is the case. One, he spends so much time shooting his reality TV show that he has little time to go to studio and work on a song which will impress his fans. So, I’m saying his songs are hurried.
Two, parenting and being a husband to Diana Marua is taking so much of his time that he has little studio time. Although I don’t know what it is like to be a husband and a father, I bet it must be a daunting task.
Three, his fans finally got tired of him crying in all his songs. They waited for him to look for a different approach and vary his sound but that day never came so they moved on swiftly.
Whatever the case is, Bahati needs to realize that his music is not as good as it was a few years ago. When he does, he will pull up his socks. I have said my own!
Watch his latest single dubbed Unavyonipenda below.
Comme ci, comme ça
December 14, 2019
“Weh life inakupeleka aje na kabambe yako!” Former Machachari actor Almasi shades haters critiquing his sexuality
December 13, 2019