WATCH: Mutahi Kagwe’s rapper son drops new hit
Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe’s son Mungai Kagwe has dropped a hit titled Mbogi ya Madenge which premiered on YouTube on September 13, 2021.
The gengetone infused track which features Benzema, has a number of celebrities and TikTok stars featured as video foxes and vixens, the most notable of them being Kenchez Muya of Hart the Band, Ajib Gathoni, Kendi Christine, and Official Rosalita.
With all these celebrity cameos, one TikTok star featured in the video perhaps caught fans by surprise.
As soon as the video premiered online, Dennis Karari AKA BEYONCE, popularly known for his video online and who is openly gay, posted a video revealing that he was the eccentric video fox featured dancing in high-heels, with a wig while his face was covered in a balaclava mask.
The music video goes on to show the video fox removing the mask to reveal Dennis’s face.
Kagwe Mungai, consequently reposted the video, with the caption, “@karari_dennis aka BEYONCÉ in the #MbogiYaMadenge video OUT NOW!! ?”
MBOGI YA MADENGE ft @Alejandro_fisi aka Benzema OUT NOW on YouTube
— THE INCREDIBLE (@KagweMungai) September 13, 2021
The post stirred a mixed reaction online. Many celebrities were in support of the feature, dubbing it an inclusivity gesture by the Chay Chay hitmaker.
“Love all this inclusivity! This is power! This is progress. @kagwemungai you did an amazing job on this one. Seeing our Beyoncé @karari_dennis giving all the vibes and spreading rainbows ? made me so happy! Let the kenyan music industry rise to the occasion we got done asking a long time ago! This is BOLD. @boldnetworkafrica,” Commented, former BBC journalist and founder of the Bold network, Makena Njeri.
Dennis Karuri, a make-up artist also showed support to the feature, stating his interest in being featured as a Video fox too, “Ata mimi nataka,” he commented.
“After speaking to Kagwe Mungai about his vision and support for what I am doing with Bold network Africa, I couldn’t say it enough thank you for living up to it,” Makena Njeri posted on her Instagram story,
“This music video is powerful because it is a representation of the LGBTQ community in Kenya and it matters! Dennis Karari you are doing fantastic keep spreading rainbows.” She added.
In Kenya, Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons face legal challenges. The state does not recognize same-sex relationships and same-sex marriage is banned under the law.
The no-nonesense Health CS has in the past praised his son’s rapping skills.
“He is a student and rapper and a good one too, I listen to his music sometimes, You know ‘Mi Siwezi’ and so forth,” the CS told Citizen in a June 2020 interview.