Fena Gitu, Zzero Sufuri address climate change and flooding in new song "Hizi Floods"

 Starting 18 April 2024, floods hit Kenya, affecting people in 33 of the 47 counties, while also causing devastation in northern Tanzania. 

But that's not just the problem, people living in Nairobi’s Mathare slum fear that if catastrophic flooding does not bring down their homes, the government will

Kenyan singer and rapper Fena Gitu, has enlisted hitmaker Zzero Sufuri on a new upbeat track to address this issue. Not so many musicians find it easy to address environmental issues!

With the number of people who need rescue is increasing every day – some who are almost drowning, some whose houses are flooded, some who are marooned, this song comes at the right time to sooth those affected.

Poorer communities are disproportionately affected. Mathare Valley, with roughly 70,000 residents, is just one part of the densely populated “informal settlement” in Nairobi, and people are still reeling from the impact of the flooding two weeks later.

Watch "Hizi Floods" by Fena Gitu and Zzero Sufuri below: