Sailors Accuse Mwalimu Rachael of Confiscating Their YouTube Channel
19 October 2020
[Photo Credit: Pulse Live]
By Lydia M Joshua
Renowned Kenyan gengetone music group Sailors has open a new YouTube channel ‘Sailors 254 Official’ after their old one was reportedly confiscated by their former manager Mwalimu Rachael.
In an Interview with The Star, Miracle Baby; one of the singers in the group claimed that Mwalimu Rachael demanded one million shillings from the group before releasing the alleged password.
"We respect her, we've come from far, but we didn't expect this to turn out the way it did.
"We have opened a new YouTube channel and we are now signed under Black Market Records. If you book a gig with her (Mwalimu Rachel), you will have been conned),” Miracle Baby said as quoted by The Star.
Miracle Baby’s remark elicited massive reactions online with netizens urging Mwalimu Rachael to give the young artistes the said password.
Responding to allegations, Mwalimu Rachael put out a tweet indicating that the she will address the issue later.
“Smart ladies run businesses. Not their mouths. Nawapenda wote. I shall address the nation later my loves. Mimi sikimbii maneno. Kwa sasa, tuchape kazi,” she tweeted.
Meanwhile, Sailors the new channel is growing steadily with over 1,000 subscribers in one day.
In a bid to popularize the channel, the group has released a new video dubbed ‘Kulewa Kuchuchuma’.
The song has been produced by Vic West and directed by Dantey. Black Market Records has reserved all the rights to the song on their new YouTube channel.
“Kulewa Kuchuchuma” is currently doing well with 10,000 views.