Diamond Platnumz new hit featuring Rayvanny and which is titled ‘Mwanza’ has been banned in Tanzania.
The hit which was released on November 10 was banned two days later by because of vulgar lyrics that allegedly promote homosexuality.
“Wimbo ‘MWANZA’ wa Wasanii @Rayvanny aliomshirikisha @DiamondPlatnumz umefungiwa na Baraza la Sanaa Tanzania (BASATA) kupigwa mahali Popote kwa sababu za kuwa Unahamasisha Masuala yasiyofaa” a statement from the body reads.
Despite the radio and TV ban, the song has already pulled over a million views on YouTube.
It’s not also the first song from Wasafi Records that has been banned in the country.
Two other tracks from Diamond have been declared illegal in the country; Halleluyah featuring Morgan Heritage and Waka Waka featuring Rick Ross because of the same reason.
“Tumesikitishwa sana na msanii mkubwa kama Diamond kushiriki kuimba wimbo usio na maadili kwa kuwa ni msanii mkubwa anayetazamwa kama kioo na jamii,” said BASATA executive secretary Godfrey Mngereza.
Watch the song below.
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