Gengetone artistes Ethic crew risk being completely shut out of the popular music platform should they violate google’s code of conduct again.
The group which suffered a major blow after their latest hit ‘Tarimbo’ was pulled down from Youtube were served the warning after continued concerns over their latest project.
The song was deleted after concerns were raised that it advocates for rape and violence against women.
Kenya Film and Classification Board (KFCB) CEO Ezekiel Mutua took to Twitter to announce the news, a week after he asked google to take down the song from YouTube.
Mutua also revealed that the group risk losing their Youtube channel which already enjoys a whooping 178K subscribers.
“Tarimbo is now totally deleted from @YouTube and the channel owner served first warning. After a third violation the channel will be totally deactivated. We thank Google for supporting our efforts to clean the digital space and make it safe for children.” Wrote Mutua
Following the news, Ethic crew have promised to release better songs while at the same time apologizing to their fans.
“Tarimbo has been taken down from YouTube. To our loyal fans we keep moving expect some fire projects soon,” wrote Ethic
Earlier, the Crew had also apologized saying the song was mis interpreted by different quarters.
“As Ethic Entertainment, we are truly remorseful for any dolor caused by the lyrics to our single, and for every single person that was triggered to a displeasing memory or emotion by it, receive our sincere apologies. Rest assured that no disrespect was intended” read part of their statement