Thursday, June 18, 2020 – As Kenyans continue to react to the alarming numbers of teen pregnancies in Machakos CountyKenya Films Classification Board (KFCB) CEO, Ezekiel Mutua, reckons that vulgar music is to blame for this sorry state of affairs.

This is after it was reported that 4,000 teenage girls in Machakos County had been impregnated over the past four months.

The self-declared moral police claimed that most radio stations in the region play vulgar vernacular music and went on to finger two musicians from the County namely Katombi and Maima.

Dr. Mutua wrote on Facebook saying:

“The news about 4000 girls getting pregnant in Machakos County is shocking but not surprising. In 2017, a survey by KFCB on the effects of vulgar vernacular music on the youth captured this reality. Machakos County topped for vulgarity. 

“Even the bands had sexualised stage names.

In the 2017 survey, KFCB raised alarm about how Kamba vernacular music normalised teenage sex and objectification of women. Most music had young girls gyrating and the bands had sexualised stage names such as Katombi, Maima, Vuusya ungu etc.

“The survey covered Seven Counties in Kenya but Machakos with bands like Katombi and Maima topped in vulgarity. Dirty music dominates most Kamba vernacular stations with content that encourages sex with young girls, even rape. It’s time to stop this trend,” 

The Kenyan DAILY POST.


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