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99% of Kenyan Music is Garbage – Grandpa Refigah Heviweit states on radio Maisha


Speaking to radio Maisha top presenters Mwashumbe and Shugaboy, Refigah Heviweit boldly states that Kenya has only a smaller percentage of quality music. The rest of Music has no value to claim airplays compared to other countries like Tanzania.

He goes ahead explaining that the biggest reason why Kenyan content is low is on Composition. Music makers do not take time to write music. Compared to Diamond Platnumz The CEO Wasafi, he has musical writers who play their role well.

“If your song can be played in a wedding then you have the best music to claim an airplay, the rest are Garbage. Music is business.” Refigah Stated.

Why Are Grandpa Big brands No more?

The big brands are no more not because they depreciated but because their contracts ended.

Who are your top ranking musicians among top 10%

  1. Mejja
  2. Otile Brown
  3. Kenyans
  4. Visita
  5. Dufla Diligon

Refigah got hard time to explain if he is to join politics. He refused to accept the the wave going round of his interest in politics. He termed it as rumours.

Refigah Advices

  1. Do your research because music is a business like no other.
  2. Create and identity.
  3. Invest on being with the right people who will hold your hands up through the whole journey.
  4. Convert your money from music to other businesses.
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