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Kao Denero Sparks up the Political Spotlight Again

By Abdul Hassan Fackie

Freetown, Sierra Leone.


Sierra Leone hip hip star, Amara Dennis Turay (pictured), with the stage name of Kao Denero has been in the political and social spotlight in recent times. 


It will be recalled that prior to his flopped show at the National Stadium in Freetown on 30th. November, 2018, he came under a lot of negative attacks mostly from members of the main opposition All Peoples Congress (APC) who accused him of having betrayed them by defecting from their party to join the National Grand Coalition (NGC) and become a champion in criticising them.


APC even claimed that the rapper collected the sum of forty million Leones (US$4,700.00) from Hon. Mohamed Bangura for him to sing against the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) government, which they say he didn't do, rather he instead did lyrics against them. 


When 40 Acres Canada spoke to Hon. Mohamed Bangura on the matter, he said he wouldn't want to comment on the issue as he was doing personal business with the musician. 


However, in his reaction to the claims, Kao Denero stated that he has a family to take care of and so if any individual or group of persons give him money he will accept it in good faith and still sing objectively. 


It is however ironic that as we we were going to press we received an audio in which he is apologising to the executive committee and general membership of the APC to forgive him for any wrong he may have committed against them, forget about the issue and give peace a chance. 


Observers opine that the young man seems to be very unstable and inconsistent and in a mad rush to make money. They stressed that he needs to be cautious in his activities if he wants to succeed and maintain his good reputation in his profession.


In another audio (whatsapp voice note), Black Leo former promoter lambasted Denero for wrong doings not related to the SLPP/APC matter; He called the rapper "a looser, a womaniser who has no place and a fake ass bitch".


Kao Denero is one of Sierra Leone's top rappers but his mis-association with the political institutions in Sierra Loene has made him lost so many fans especially from the APC side.