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Khaligraph postpones release of his music video due to Kibaki’s death

Rapper Khaligraph Jones has postponed the release of his much-anticipated video for his song Maombi ya Mama.

He was set to release the music video on Wednesday. Maombi ya Mama is one of the songs in his latest album, Invisible Currency.

Taking to Instagram, the Mazishi hitmaker said the video will instead be dropped on May 5.

Maombi Ya Mama, was supposed to drop this week but we had to postpone it to next week after losing a National Hero (R.I.P Kibaki) on Wednesday. We go Live on YouTube, Meanwhile, Keep on Streaming invisible Currency, #respecttheogs,” he said.


Maombi ya Mama is a dedication to Khaligraph’s parents.

In it, he sings about his dad dying due to high blood pressure because his family could not afford medical treatment.

“There was a time there was no light in the tunnel. Generational curses result in death. Diabetes and blood pressure will murder you if you don’t have money,” he raps.

Khaligraph adds that he contemplated suicide since he had given up but prayers helped him push through.

He urges his fans to keep strong because winners never quit.

“This am saying since it is something I have experienced. My dad was a victim and died due to the sickness, all along we were trapped in the system and hoped for the best.

“I am telling you things I have not talked about so you understand why I value prayers. Keep strong real winners don’t quit. I contemplated suicide since I had given up on life. Eventually, I pulled through.

“Where I am today is due to my mum’s prayers.”

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