17 November 2012

Kenya: Kiambu Gospel Singer Launches Second Album

Kiambu gospel artistes are decrying the state of the music business claiming piracy still thrives and has led to low pricing of albums.

Jane Kiiru while launching her second album Asifiwe Yesu said that many artistes do not make money from their music since piracy has led to them to sell their music for as low as Sh100.

Kiiiru famous for her song Ngai Uria Nie Gocaga from her first album said that the various music selling bodies and the Music Copyright Society do not actually help them much and it has been a major setback in trying to promote music with the piracy going on.

Her new album launch hosted at the Jesus Healing Christian church in Ruiru Kiambu was attended by many upcoming artistes. The church Bishop Stephen Gichuru called upon the artistes to work hard in trying to fight piracy in the music industry so that they may benefit.

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