Kenyan reggae musician Peter Wagany known as Man Wazimu has released a reggae song titled ‘Rallying Call’ highlighting the open racism against black people in China. The song tackles the Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic which exposed how Africans living in China struggles with open racism. It tackles the issue of asymptomatic patients which is applied to every black person in China. The song raises the chaotic response by African governments in safeguarding their countries from the pandemic with the landing of a China southern flight plane with 239 passengers cleared to enter Kenya placing the whole country at risk without adequate safeguard measures put in place.
The song is produced by Angaza Msanii studio is an upbeat song with a melodious hook on the chorus delivered in a call and response style, high and low voice combining perfectly. The mastering is excellent blending the one drop reggae beat with a dash of bashment beat in the song. The third stanza of the song spotlight on Africa hidden economy; this is the informal economy which is never formalized but is the main stay of Africa enterprising spirit which keeps Africans countries going when the going gets tough. The song sounds fresh to the ear even with the conscious message it bears. This is Man Wazimu first single in 2020.
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