King of Bongo music Ommy Dimpoz has for the first time spoken on his relationship with Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho.
Ommy Dimpoz, who has particularly been close to Joho, revealed that 001 was like a brother to him and their relationship has seen Joho’s famous 001 tag mentioned in all of his latest songs.
Speaking during an interview, Ommy explained that he works closely with Joho since he has played a huge part in his life.
” Sisi tunafanya kazi kwa karibu sana na gavana 001 ambaye ameplay part kubwa sana kwenye maisha yangu yani kuna mambo mingi amenifanyia na siwezi weka siri,”he revealed.
Ommy went on to narrate that his song ‘You are the best’ was released after the Governor convinced him it’s a hit despite the fact him (Ommy) losing hope on the song. He also denied claims that he did not dedicate the song to governor 001.
“Nyimbo ‘You are the best’ siku mdedicatia yeye, kwanza sikuwa na mpango wa kuutoa kwani sikuwa na uhakika kama watu wangeielewa lakini Joho aliniambia hii ngoma kali sana na nilipo rudi Dar nikashanga watu wakinipigia amboa watu wakikunata naye alikuwa akiwauliza umeisikia hii nyimbo ya Ommy huyo mjinga ataki kuitoa,” he explained.
A few months ago, the governor bragged how he helped the musician come up with super lyrics to his latest hit song.