• Konshens confirmed he is coming to Kenya in December but Eric is not happy about it.

Eric Omondi and Konshens
Eric Omondi and Konshens
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Jamaican dancehall artistes Konshens has reacted to Eric Omondi getting upset about his upcoming Kenyan Concert.

Konshens confirmed he is coming to Kenya in December but Eric is not happy about it.

Eric says local artists deserve to have more concerts in order to promote the Kenyan industry.

"... Is the State of our MUSIC Industry REEEEALY THIS BAD???????? I really have nothing against International ARTISTS my HEART is PROFUSELY B******G for our INDUSTRY. You HONESTLY want to tell me that a @khaligraph_jones@otilebrown@realshinski CONCERT cannot pull Crowds on the LAST DAY of the YEAR. I have no PROBLEM with Konshens. My Issue is our own MESSAGING!!! We are and have been K*****G OUR OWN!!! It’s all in the MESSAGING PEOPLE, MESSAGING is everything. SO next week KENYAN ARTISTS will be UNVEILED as CURTAIN RAISERS."

Konshens wrote back stating that he would like to understand Eric’s main concern.

He added that the comedian should understand that nobody is milking from Kenya but they come here since most of their fans are

"Blessings my friend. I find this very interesting. Many people are sending your words to me. Would love to sit down and hear what exactly your issue is. Are you upset with international artistes for loving your country?… Nobody is trying to milk your country. Your country just has a crazy love for all genres of music…"

He further explained that he had offers to perform in other countries but chose Kenya;

"I had 4 offers for Dec 31st all way closer to my home and less of a hassle but I chose Kenya. Because of the raw vibe & energy… We just love your country and your people and they love us back…"

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