Kenyan Artist KayCyy Pluto Featured in Kanye West’s New ‘Donda’ Album
29 August 2021
[Image Source: KayCyy and Yeezy Mafia Instagram]
By Lydia M Joshua
Talented Kenyan artist KayCyy Pluto has made history after featuring in Kanye West’s latest album dubbed ‘Donda’.
Taking to Instagram to celebrate his achievement, Kaycyy could not hide his joy, stating that he was going to go somewhere and shed some tears following his feature.
“Honestly gonna go somewhere and shed some real ni**a tears right about NOWR,” he posted.
Expounding on how long it took for him to earn the feature, Kaycyy expressed that he was honored to be a part of the album after working on it for two years, adding that he had learned a lot from Kanye West during their time together.
“2 yrs of working on an album ... learned so muchhhhh around the genius ! & I’m so honored to have been a part of it ! God is great,” he added.
KayCyy has been featured on track number sixteen of the album dubbed ‘Keep My Spirit Alive’ alongside Conway The Machine and Westside Gunn).
‘Keep My Spirit Alive’ is an inspirational hip-hop jam in which the featured artists reaffirm their confidence in God by citing that if He is on their side, then their spirits will never die, because their lives will always be in His hand.
Balancing the upbeat melody, they also tell inspiring stories about all the hardships that they have faced in their lives and still managed to make it unlike their friends who are now jailed.
KayCyy’s ability to transcend all odds and feature in one of the biggest hip-hop albums in the world today, gives credence to the idea that the Kenyan music industry is on the rise locally and internationally.