Mr Seed responds to conning allegations
Kenyan gospel singer Moses Tarus Omondi aka Mr Seed has dismissed rumours about him conning Kenyans in online trading scams.
The allegations surfaced following a revelation by tea master Edgar Obare who called out the singer after an informant shared his concerns.
Mr Seed, however, claimed that Edgar did not reach out to him before making the allegations.
“At the end of the day, I’m a musician and a brand, biashara za online sifanyi (I don’t engage in online businesses), Edgar big up,” said Mr Seed.
In a recent interview with YouTuber Nicholas Kioko, the singer sought to further clarify that he has never been involved in online scamming businesses.
“You know first I’m a businessman, second you can do any online business but let me come clean about the allegations. I have never scammed anyone. I do trading online and on that app, there is a lot that goes on kwa hio shughuli kumekuwa na a lot of challenges,” he said.
He went on to reveal that he has been scammed before but it’s not in him to do the same to someone else since his was a painful experience.
“I have been scammed, but never scammed anyone… Can I call all promoters scammers? No. From the bottom of my heart, I would never, I have never,” he reiterated.
He clarified that he did the online trading at the height of Covid-19 pandemic but latter dropped it.
“Since that time I’ve been extremely busy. I did not trade for long,” he said.
The Only One hitmaker also spoke about the eight-bedroom house that he is currently building.
“That house, being the first (I have owned) in my life is a dream (come true). I never thought I would leave Mathare,” he said.
The artiste dismissed rumours about him and his wife Nimo Gachuiri expecting another child, saying their first child has not yet even joined school.