Nairobi gospel event turns ugly
19 August 2013, 13:15
Nairobi - The Nairobi gospel event the Recharge turned ugly after blows were exchanged and bouncers forced artists from the event this weekend.
The event was set to entertain fans with a variety of top artists on Saturday, but artists voiced concern over what they perceived as a breach of contract.
Organisers of the event claimed they could not pay artists in full and the verbal confrontation that followed soon escalated into physical altercations.
"The primitive wave that we thought was long gone of mistreating artistes during events is BACK!!!,” the group Christ Cycoz, one of the artists booked to perform at the event, wrote in a statement.
"It’s not even about the money, it’s about respect and guys sticking to their word," Ben of Christ Cycoz said.
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