Samidoh and Karen Nyamu’s drama has started up a very interesting conversation on Twitter that I felt I had to weigh in on. It all started when an mmnjug decided to question the fact that it is an unspoken truth that a lot of Kenyan artists are kept men.
On that Samidoh and Karen fiasco, are we ready to talk about how mauntie wa Harrier keep these musicians ama hii maneno tuongelee pale ByPass tukikula ka-wet fry? — mmnjug™ (@mmnjug) April 6, 2021 And this is a brilliant segue into the conversation. Because as we know, Kenyan artists do not make a lot of money.
The average artist would be lucky to be able to pay their rent off of their craft. Perhaps the example of Samidoh is not the best example because in all honesty, benga singers who are colloquially known as River Road stars often make a lot of money from their craft. But this is clearly what most Kenyans are thinking when they look in from the outside at Samidoh and Karen Nyamu’s circumstances.
Karen Nyamu leaves tongues wagging after throwing insults at Samidoh for rejecting her Why? Because she is seen as the partner who had all the connections. Hell, she even introduced him to William Ruto, the vice president of this disastrous regime. And that is doing the utmost to support your man. But back to the matter at hand.
Let us get back to discussing what we know about sugar mummies and their entertainer boyfriends. More often than not, they usually find a one-hit-wonder or an artist on the come-up. Karen Nyamu explains why she unveiled yet another private video with Mugithii singer, Samidoh They then offer them the celebrity lifestyle. That means they buy for them clothes and finance them enough to get…
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