Dancehall star Konshens waves Kenyan flag at jam-packed Summerjam Festival

Dancehall star Konshens waves Kenyan flag at jam-packed Summerjam Festival

The Kenyan global wave seems to have caught on pretty fast as the whole world continues to benchmark with the country's anti-government protesters, with many global stars throwing their weight behind the country.

At the height of the anti-Finance Bill demos, celebrities from Nigeria, Jamaica, Tanzania and elsewhere showed their open support, many encouraging young Kenyans to stay put and keep up the fight.

From Joeboy to Jamaica's Queen Ifrica, these superstars made their stance known, some, like Christina Shusho, even changing their profile pictures to that of the Kenyan flag.

And on Saturday, in what is an undeniable continuation of the Kenyan dominance in the global cultural discourse, Jamaican dancehall ace Konshens performed while holding the Kenyan flag, waving it high and even giving the country a shout-out.

As thousands of fans danced to his tune 'Gyal a Bubble', Konshens displayed his allegiance to Kenya, and in the crowd, too, Kenyan flags could be seen swaying from side to side, a clear testament of the moment's history-making moves.

"Kenya we see uno! (You!)... We have the flag for all the people! Buss a blank!" Konshens said.

The Summerjam crowd the reacted wildly, with thunderous applause and more vigorous waving of the Kenyan flag.

The Germany Summerjam concert happened just a day before the Shujaaz Concert at the Uhuru Park, held in honor of all the slain Kenyans who lost their lives during the anti-government demos over the last three weeks.

On Sunday, July 7, a day traditionally celebrated as 'SabaSaba', in honor of the second-liberation fighters, thousands of Kenyans filled Uhuru Park, with almost each one of them bringing along a Kenyan flag to pay tribute to the over 40 people shot and killed by the police in the Gen Z-led demonstrations.

Some of the biggest Kenyan music stars shared the stage - from Khaligrah Jones to Nameless, Octopizzo, Juliani and more.

Eric Wainaina's 'Daima' saw the thousands of concert-goers sink into a somber mood as they sang along, word by word, fists clenched high in the air.


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