New Video: MAPENZI GANI BY QUEEN LISA AND JOKAY SOLUTION OUTER REFUGEENIUS ALBUM.
By Dennis Milimo
Kenya’s finest rapper, OCTOPIZZO as today released another music video, MAPENZI GANI by Queen Lisa and Jokay Solution under the wings of his Refugeenius Album.
The song makes it to number eleven on the videos released off the Refugeenius Album. Burundian Queen Lisa and Congolese Solution both reside in Kakuma Refugee Camp composed and recorded the piece with the guidance of OCTOPIZZO who was the lead artist in the project Artists for Refugees.
‘MAPENZI GANI‘ is a story of a girl who left school and got married off, only to experience the opposite of what she expected. Queen Lisa expresses her voice of regret and a strong desire to go back to her family. On the other hand Solution responds by asking her not to leave, they will make it through it at some point if given another chance.
OCTOPIZZO has been working with the Artistes who live in Dadaab Refugee camps, Kakuma camp and Nairobi, under the Artistes for refugee project.
The Project was funded by The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and implemented by the Danish Refugee Council (DRC). A total of 133 artistes participated in the music. Project aims at naturing talents that exist in the refugee camps.
‘A lot of people fail to acknowledge and appreciate the intelligence, creativity and ingenuity of these
people that have sought refuge in many countries around the world, a Refugee is someone just like you and I ‘ says OCTOPIZZO, who has been the lead of the project.
Here is the new video