- The Kenyan Defence Force has a music group dubbed Maroon Commandos and the men are talented rhumba singers
- The boy band had people's attention when their song Corona gave a new twist to spreading awareness about the pandemic
- The KDF singers sounded like Lingala singers and had voices that could raise the dead back to life
Listening to men in uniform harmoniously sing a Rhumba song is a gift that keeps on giving.
Officers from Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) can do a lot of things and entertaining is definitely at the top of that list.
A music group named Maroon Commandos became a hit when their hit Corona made its way to Facebook.
The smartly dressed men who always stun in their green camouflage fatigues and blue matching berets came up with a jig that reminded people to sanitise.
Unlike some of the flat, so-so songs produced to raise awareness on COVID-19, this one actually had a kick to it.
It served two masters: education and entertainment. Whew!
As people jotted down what they needed to do to keep the virus at bay, they slowly stumped their feet on the ground and nodded as the tuneful strain took them to cloud nine.
It was like listening to Papa Wemba and Koffi Olomide chanting about the pandemic.
I mean, who would not want that ringing in their ears.
Fans of the Maroon Commandos shared the video on social media and the reception was overwhelming.
Everyone thought it was a hit! And we thought that too.
In other music news, Briefly.co.za reported on Boity Thulo recently took to social media to thank her ancestors for her flourishing rap career. The stunner shared that she only wanted to record one song but her music career unexpectedly took off, thanks to her ancestors.
The media personality has dropped a few banging tracks of her own and has been featured in a couple of other songs by Mzansi rappers. The musician became the first female rapper in the country to reach platinum status with her single Wuz Dat. The reality TV star wrote:
"Lol! It’s me thinking I just wanted to record 1 song nyana not knowing there were platinum plaques waiting for me in the near future... Lol! The ancestors will shock you!"sic group named Maroon Commandos became a hit when their hit Corona made its way to Facebook.
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