Kidum features in Burundi’s MB Data’s song “Yayaya”a highlight of domestic violence against men

YAYAYA! Not the play  song we did as kids in circles but is the new song by Kidum featuring MB Data. This is a heart break song of struggles of a married faithful man of a drunkard wife.

Kidum has mostly thrived on live music performance as he is one of the best vocalists in the region.

He has a list of songs including: nakupenda, Mapenzi, Nipe Nguvu, Number moia, Kimbia. He has collabos with artists like Lady Jaydee, cedo Bensoul, Mbwira, Sanaipei, Peter Msechu, Alicious

The Burundi based artist MB Data has done a number of songs including: Focus, Kiramutuna,Koma, Kata, Rumata among many others. He has also worked with artist from his country and now with Kidum.

They teamed up for this song when Kidum visited his mother country  some time in March and YAYAYA is the result.


For this jam they take turns to express their frustration and justify their decision to binge drink. They struggle with drunk partners, ladies with sharp tongues and domestic violence.

In this case highlighting what some men fear to talk about domestic violence against men.

Typical struggles in most African families. The vocals of the two artists are just a perfect match.

Raha zako tu ni kunichanganya kichwa mama

Mapenzi si maoenzi ni fujo tu kila siku

Ni kama tu  tunacheza mchezo wa paka na panya

Hebu nikuulize ni kitu gani mami

Unapata ukinitesa baby

Hebu nipe majibu, unasaidikaje kila mara ukiona machozi zangu zikitiririka kama mtoto mdogo

Well, these two have got mega marital issues that they have to deal with especially once they sober up from the drink

Set up in the domestic situation we get a glimpse of the two respective families. Furthermore, it gets even funnier when MB Data is the one who saves Kidum from being beaten black and blue by his wife. Kidum runs off to safety like a child saved from a huge fight.

The video is of good quality and does a good job in helping us relate to the song better.For one we give credit where is due their Swahili bis impeccable.

The song is amazing, evident from the positive comments of the contented fans.

Rating 8/10

Sho Madjozi taking over East Africa music scene redifining Swahili rap

When she first went viral , South Africa’s Sho Madjozi was just another African musician.

Known for rapping in a combination of her first language, Xitsonga, as well as English and Swahili.

With an obviously distinct pairing the traditional xibelani skirt with Air Force Ones, Madjozi has unabashedly embraced her Tsonga heritage.

With prior record of trying out rap though her Instagram, her stardom broke in 2019 when she did a song dubbed “John Cena”.

Sho Madjozi

For one the song got the attention of many African netizens especially East Africa’s Kenya and Tanzania. Sho Madjozi has clearly become a sensation given that she even got the chance to meet her muse John Cena himself.

This happened  when Sho Madjozi opened up on The Kelly Clarkson show about what it was like growing up in her rural South African village.


A place where there was only one television and how she first started watching John Cena in wrestling matches.

Sho revealed how she took his “You Can’t See Me” catchphrase to heart when dealing with some real life struggles.

Having had the chance to tour the world gave her the publicity she needed.

East African take over?

As her star keeps shinning and people keep talking about her musical success, Madjozi is clearly here to stay. On the other  hand this year seems to be her East Africa take over.

Thanks to her understanding of the Swahili language this has made her a hotcake for collabos. I mean she does better Swahili rap that many of the copy cat English rappers I know. Ok, that is besides the point.

Recently she did a collaboration with Tanzania’s super rapper Darassa in a song dubbed I like it.  A song that has been well received by their fans.

Queen Sono Soundtrack deal


Furthermore, she also joined Kenya’s  Sauti Sol in another banger dubbed Disco matanga(Yambakhana). A song that happens to be one of the Sound tracks for an all African Series featured on Netflix Queen Sono.

Madjozi’s vibe in blending to every beat is incredible and whether she is on a spree to take over East African music scene or not she clearly is a force to reckon. And yes we love her!

Enjoy their performance on South Africa’s Expresso show and tell us what you think.