It is called ‘ghostwriting.’
And it is not bad for an artist to be written for. Most singers have made hit songs from tracks that other people have penned down.
Well, here are some of the well-known hit songs written by other people.
This song was written by fellow gospel singer Peterson Githinji well known as Pitsons and evidently, Daddy Owen did justice to the track.
This song written by gospel singer Mr.Vee hit the music charts by storm and has managed to scoop awards. From the writer to the singer, it goes to show Kenyan music is evolving.
Afadhali Yesu-Size 8
Size 8 is one singer who is not afraid to accept being written for songs. And tthat’s how it should be. The song released in August 2015 was written by Pitson.
This song by Kenya’s madam boss was partly written by WCB’s Rayvanny, a bongo kid we all know has won awards for his outstanding talent.
This song was written Goodluck Gosbert a Tanzanian gospel singer.
This song was written by Pitson.
Former MOG member Boss released this song and it shows how Pitson understands different genres.
Moyo Mashine-Ben Pol
One of Tanzania’s best vocalists Ben Pol was also written for by gospel singer Goodluck Gosbert. This is a song that has been nominated for different awards.
Shule Yako-Mercy Masika
It is a hit song written by Pitson.