Harmonize manager Mjerumani has reacted after YouTube deleted song ‘Uno’ from its platforms following copyright claims.
According to Mjerumani, You Tube did not pull down the video entirely, but instead hid it “as they investigate copyright claims.”
“Tumepata Taarifa kutoka Youtube Kwamba,mtu mmoja ambae Inasemekana Kutoka Nchi jirani Kenya,Ametuma Barua pepe kudai umililiki wa wimbo wetu Pendwa #UNO. Aidha kwa taratibu zao YouTube Ni Lazima wauweka Private wakati wakiendelea na taratibu za Kujirdhisha juu ya madai hayo,” read part of the statement.
She called on Harmonise fans to stay calm as they sort out the matter.
“Tunachukua Nafasi hii Kuwaomba Mashabiki wetu na wapenzi wa Harmonize,Kuwa Watulivu Wakati jambo hili linashughulikiwa. Aidha Tunaimani Wimbo wetu Utarudi baada ya muda sio mrefu. Tunawashukuru kwa sapoti yenu. Mungu Awabariki.Asanten sana,” she said.
Her statement comes barely a day after the song was deleted by You Tube form it’s platforms after Kenya’s Magix Enga filled a complaint about copyright violation.
After the video was pulled down saw, Enga take to social media “warning anyone who dares sample his beats.”
“1 week imeisha and the song Uno is no longer on YouTube. Don’t sample Magix Enga beats. I repeat don’t! Like I said I’m not going to allow this to happen, not in 254,” Enga wrote.
Days earlier Enga had threatened to pull down the song if Harmonised failed to do so.
The producer blamed the former WCB signee for stealing the hook and beats used in his song.