Kenyan artists Fathermoh and Shekina Karen have released one of the most relatable relationship song called “Dai Dai” . The song Dai Dai was released on 6th August 2022, they tell a story of a toxic relationship in a modern society especially in Nairobi. Nowadays in Nairobi relationships are describes as a joke. This is because of cheating and other things that happen on a daily basis until others prefer to remain single.
But of course some relationship work, as Fathermoh describes couple Diana and Bahati and The Wa Jesus Family. They go ahead to name-drop Diamond and Zuchu, Mulamwa and Will Smith relationships.
Intro & Storyline
In the song intro, we can see Shekina Karen (real name Shekina Karen Mwangi) being dropped by a cab driver at her home, she then meets her boyfriend Fathermoh. Fathermoh is agitated that her girlfriend comes late while drunk. She says that she is not drunk and she has come from her friend Beth. But her boyfriend Fathermoh could not believe this.
The conversation escalates when they start dissing and insulting each other. Shekina Karen parks her belongings and is ready to leave. Fathermoh chases her away.
After the conversation gets intense and deep, the chorus comes when Fathermoh says he don’t need her. Then Shekina Karen also says she doesn’t have time to argue with her boyfriend . Together they let go but they don’t agree.
The outro comes when the two ‘love birds’ have solved their differences. They agree to love each other no matter the challenges they face in their relationship. They go back to their house while the cab driver is left there stranded.
“Dai Dai” song Meaning
“Dai Dai” is a Swahili word which means want something in English. In the song, Fathermoh expresses his dissapontments after his girlfriend Shekina Karen comes late. Even though they argue, they finally make up and solve their differences after Fathermoh asks for forgiveness.
The song “Dai Dai” teaches us to love unconditionally despite the challenges that come in a relationship.
Dai Dai TikTok Challenge
The song Dai Dai is trending on TikTok. The song “Dai Dai” has inspired couples to showcase their acting creative skills. You can now join the challenge through the hashtag #Daidaichallenge while tagging Fathermoh and Shekina Karen.