The gospel industry is under siege and it is easy to understand why given that two of its top artistes are currently facing allegations of infecting a woman with Herpes.
Herpes is an infection caused by HSV (herpes simplex virus). There are two types of Herpes Mainly HSV-1 and HSV-2.
Apart from gospel artistes being caught up in s3x scandals there has been the big question of gospel artistes creating music that is lacking in ‘spiritual nourishment’.
Speaking exclusively to Classic 105, Pitson says that it’s important for one to lay a good foundation and know why they were ‘called’.
“The problem is the foundation. Being able to identify why one came into the industry and the reason they do what they do.
If the reason was to praise God even if money and fame comes through one is not supposed to change.
But if they joined the gospel industry for fame, once they get fame is when they start behaving the way they are behaving.”
DK Kwenye Beat and Hope Kid have been under harsh criticism from Kenyans with many terming them a bad example to the youth.
Trouble started after a 20 year old woman approached a top blogger and informed him that the duo had infected her with Herpes, something that she is yet to come to terms with.
There are two types of herpes mainly HSV-1 and HSV-2.
HSV-1, or type 1 herpes, is most often responsible for herpes infections that result in lesions in or around the mouth, otherwise known as cold sores, although it can also cause genital sores.
HSV-2, or type 2, is thought to almost exclusively cause genital sores.