Gospel artist Kevin Bahati has broken his silence over his former fellow gospel artist Willy Paul 'defection' to Secular world of Music.
When asked to comment on Willy Paul's recent move in a show Udaku Sasa at NTV, Bahati said he is praying for Willy Paul and he is convinced with time Willy Paul will go back to gospel music.
"I pray for him, all will be well. He is my friend and the Bible says no one can steal what (Jesus) Christ holds on His hands. He will come back," Bahati said.
Willy Paul has attracted controversy since he started singing secular songs, with his recent raunchy and erotic performances together Tanzanian artist Nandy at Choma Na Ngoma concert in Kenya and Mandale Festivals in Tanzania attracting criticism from a section of Kenyans.
The hallelujah hit-maker, however, sent a defiant message recently that appeared to suggest he is in secular music to stay and no one should expect him to go back to the gospel, of course, he did not mention 'the gospel' in his post. He asks his
“No turning back, I want to see my die-hards supporting this motion. do what you feel n think is right,” Willy Paul wrote on Instagram.
The fact that he has not officially announced he has shifted camps to secular and his with his early music career being Gospel, netizens are hitting on him for not living a lifestyle that meets the standard of a gospel artist.