The ongoing beef between Sauti Sol and King Kaka has just heated up, after the boy band called him a “lukewarm artiste signing lukewarm acts”.
King Kaka has shot back, saying:
“I’m being a man here. I’m saying to Sauti Sol, I’m a fan. They have gone to BET, MTV… Heck, I have even voted for them a couple of times, but what do they have to show apart from the trophies?”
The rapper, who is the CEO of Kaka Empire, said, “Inanishangaza niko hapa na work and watu wanne wanaongelea mtu mmoja. I don’t refute that they are the number one music brand in Kenya, but power yao wamefanyia nini? The moment you share power you become powerful. Hold someone’s hand publicly like Diamond Platnumz is doing for Rayvanny, Lavalava and Rich Mavoko. It is the only way the industry can grow. You cannot grow solo.”
Asked if he ever got a chance to collaborate with Sauti Sol to quash this beef, would he take it up, he scoffed.
King Kaka told The Star’s Word Is, “Sineed hiyo collabo yao.”
He added, “The fact that me, a boy from Eastlands, managed to sign a big act from Tanzania [Rich Mavoko], who was a top artiste even then… Our mode of operation is hinged on growth and cannot grow without starting something. Without Kaka Empire, we wouldn’t know Femi One or get to hear Tippy Toe.”