Msanii Music group has found themselves in hot water after they were forced to delete their new song, Neno Litasimama cover, just a few hours after uploading it on their channel.
The music video for Neno Litasimama features the group members wearing pilot uniforms, and it was shot at the airport and inside a plane.
The video is a testament to the group’s commitment to creativity and shows that they are willing to take risks to deliver quality content to their fans.
The group was compelled to issue a statement on April 1st, 2023, apologizing to their fans and followers for any inconveniences caused by the technical issue that led to the song’s deletion.
The statement further added that the song would be reuploaded soon on a date that will be communicated to their fans.
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However, it has come to light that the group was forced to delete the song after receiving backlash from the public.
Msanii Music group Controversy
The public was specifically angered with a section of verses in the song that they deemed out of order according to SDA culture.
The offending verses included Wababaz, Madem na Vijana Mali Safi, and Bale Mpya, which some fans felt were in conflict with SDA beliefs.
They argued that singing in Sheng is pretentious and not in line with SDA culture.
Nevertheless, some people felt that the Msanii Music group was targeting Generation Z and was misunderstood by the public.
The Msanii Music group has also received support from fans who feel that they should not be constrained by the traditional SDA way of doing things.
They argue that the choir is composed of youths and should not be expected to sing and behave like choirs from the 70s.
Msanii Music group’s decision to delete the song has sparked a debate on social media platforms, with some fans calling for them to stick to the SDA way of doing things, while others are supporting their creativity and pushing for a more contemporary approach.
The group is yet to issue a statement on when the song will be reuploaded, but fans are eagerly waiting for its return.
Fans are waiting to see to if the group will modify the lyrics to avoid offending any section of their fans.
Despite some jokes on social media about Kisii people wearing pilot uniforms, the video has been praised for its production quality and creativity.
Fans have also expressed their appreciation for the group’s efforts to improve the song and to release a video that showcases their talents.
It’s worth noting that the group invested a lot of time and resources into making the song and producing the video.
It’s evident that they are committed to their craft and are willing to take the necessary steps to improve and grow their music career