Tanzanian Bongo Flavor superstar Harmonize has come out to speak days after his new album dubbed AFROEAST was pulled down from major platforms including YouTube.
The 18-track album has already garnered over a million views and Tanzanian tabloids report that it was pulled down because of copyright claims.
The Kwangwaru singer took to his Instagram page to apologize to his fans for the inconvenience. He stressed out the album had however been uploaded again on Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal, Automack Boomplay as well as YouTube as he thanked them for their support.
“Hallow My People sorry Kwa Usumbufu Ulio Jitokeza Jana…!!!! @afroeast2020 Kuto Kuwepo Katika digital platform Zote..!!!! Napozungumza Na Wewe @afroeast2020 Imesha Rudi on @applemusic x @spotify x @tidal @audiomack @boomplaymusic” read part of the post.
He went on to reveal to his fans that all the songs in his album have videos on standby and if he decided to release one music video each month, then the last music video in the album would be released in October next year. He explained that he would be releasing a new music video each time a song reaches one million views.
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This year, the singer had a messy online fight with self-proclaimed Kenyan number one music producer and rapper Magix Enga when the Mambichwa rapper accused him of sampling beats for his song dubbed Uno from the rapper’s song dubbed Dundaing.
Harmonize’s song was pulled down but was later re-uploaded after the self-proclaimed beat king stated that he had forgiven him. Some of the songs that are reported to have been sampled include Die which he has featured award-winning Kenyan rapper Khaligraph Jones and Your Body which he has featured Nigerian superstar Burna Boy
The former Wasafi Classic Baby recording label signee parted ways with the Diamond Platnumz’s label to launch his label known as Konde Music Worldwide recording label. He launched his album mid this month and despite Diamond showing him support by urging his fans to download and listen to the album, none of his people from the WCB label were invited for the launch.