DID PRODUCER AND VIDEO DIRECTOR YOUNG WALLACE CON GUDI GUDI HIT MAKERS KSH 150,000?
By Dennis Milimo
They came to the lime light during the Sakata dance competition that used to be staged on Citizen Television. They emerged as the best dance group and walked away with 5 million. Hailing from Busia but now in Nairobi causing ripples in the music industry with their hit song GUDI GUDI.
While at an interview with SDE, Everlast dancers shared a lot of challenges they went through to get to the spot they are at. The major one was when they got conned by Kenya’s leading video director Young Wallace, who nearly killed their dream. The dancers cum singers accused Young Wallace of conning them a whooping Ksh 150,000, money which was the production fee for a video they were set to shoot with the producer/director
The group had a song out and needed a video to compliment it. This made them seek the services of Young Wallace, who they believed will do a stellar job on their video ,but were shocked when the same person they entrusted career with started taking them round in circles. Young Wallace never shot the video, leave alone refunding the money.
‘’Despite the fact that we gave video producer Wallace the sum of Ksh 150,000 to shoot our debut video for some reason he never did.’’ The group revealed.
Asked whether they followed up and got justice, Everlast said they tried everything but did not succeed since they were just new in the music industry.
‘’Our efforts to track him bore no fruits as we were new in the music industry. This forced us to take a break from music out of frustration.’’ they said.
This is not the first time Young Wallace is being accused of going MIA with his clients’ money. Several artists have complained and even exposed him for the same on various social media platforms.