In summary
•Fans urge Professor Jay to stay away from politics as the latter hints on a political comeback
•Professor Jay served as Mikumi Mp from November 2015 to October 2020
•The veteran rapper is currently recovering after a year long battle with sickness

Pioneer Tanzanian rapper and politician, Joseph Haule popularly known as Professor Jay has been advised to stay away from politics.

The Zali za mentali rapper had taken to social media hinting on a possible political comeback as he shared a photo with his legal officer whom had paid him a visit.

“Nikiwa na wakili wangu msomi @dmatata60 tukijadili mustakabali wangu wa SANAA na SIASA alipokuja kunitembelea nyumbani kwangu,Tupo imara zaidi ya jana na yajayo yanafurahisha sana,stay tuned 💪💪

mikumistandup✌️” He posted

Fans Reactions

The news of Professor Jay’s musical and political comeback took his fans by surprise.

A section opined that it was time he bid farewell to politics and stick to what he knows best,music.

We sampled a few comments below.

“Kaka achana na siasa tutakukosa” shot one fan

“Bro siasa acha we ni muumba wa hip hop Tz, otherwise useme ndio mzee👍but now ni ndio mama, you never thought that in your rhymes, women are more powerful now ineTz before than ever 😎✌️👍Mpe hi Roma” fired a second fan

However, others wished him well in his bid to recapture the Mikumi parliamentary seat.

“Mbunge wa Jimbo la Mikumi 2025/2030 tunakusubiria vijana” wrote one fan

“Get well soon heavyweight mc,#mbunge wa mikumi” flew another comment

“Mwenyezi Mungu asimamie kila hatua” appeared another comment.

Professor Jay served as Mikumi Mp from November 2015 to October 2020 on the opposition’s Chadema(Chama Cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo)party ticket.

He was succeeded by Denis Lazaro Londo who vied on the ruling C.C.M(Chama Cha Mapinduzi) political party ticket.

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Battle With Sickness

In 2022, Professor Jay was taken ill and admitted at the Muhimbili hospital ICU(Intensive Care Unit) where he spent 127 days.

He was later flown overseas for specialized treatment, his family had appealed for financial support to aid in his medication.

Tanzania’s president,Mama Samia Suluhu later led the government in catering for his medical expenses.

Currently, Professor Jay has been on a recovery process, he’s been allowed to resume eating normally in what he terms as ‘operation rudisha shavu’.

Some of the notable names who have paid him a visit in his home include;Bongo Flava star’s AY(Ambwene Yesaya,Fid Q and Lady Jay Dee among others.

By Steve Osaka.

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