Jimmy Gait Makes U-turn After Unsettling Cancer Ordeal

  • Gospel Artist Jimmy Gait. He dropped a new hit on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 File
  • Popular gospel musician Jimmy Gait has made a U-turn on his previous promise to Kenyans. On Tuesday, October 8, the hitmaker took to his YouTube channel to drop a new song which he claimed would not be his last.

    On Thursday, September 19, he announced his retirement from music. While speaking to Kenyans.co.ke, Gait admitted that he was ready to take on a new career path.

    However, on Tuesday, October 8, the Furi Furi sensational lashed out at individuals he alleged were out to misinform his followers.

    Gospel Musician Jimmy Gait of the Muhadhara fame who rescinded his earlier decision to exit the music industry after his last song.
    Gospel Musician Jimmy Gait of the Muhadhara fame who rescinded his earlier decision to exit the music industry after his last song. Jimmy Gait had announced his exit on September 29, 2019.

    "For them that have been thinking and saying that am quitting music, allow me to bring it to your attention that I  can't quit music. After God's healing, I choose to rededicate my life to Him for more service; more music, more impact and broaden His work in my life," Jimmy Gait captioned on YouTube.

    "I never said am quitting. I am just getting started but on a higher gear," he added when reached Kenyans.co.ke for a comment on his shifting goalposts. 

    The musician stated that his latest hit dubbed 'Makuu' (Greatness) was written as an appreciation to God.

    "I thank God for the opportunity to serve Him and praise His name through this new song. I wrote the song as I reflected on the many miracles  God has done for me," Gait wrote on his YouTube channel.

    The award-winning musician's latest sentiments contradict his previous assertions. He had asserted that the song would be his last as he prepared to bow out of the industry.

    "I shot my last video in India after my recovery. This was on the week before I returned to Kenya.

    "I will release my last video on October 1, 2019, and open a new page on my career and calling," he had earlier on stated.

    Gait had travelled to India for diagnosis after explaining that Kenyan doctors had recommended that he needed to undergo a throat operation over cancer fears, after preliminary observation.

    In India, however, the doctor ran several tests to ascertain what the source of the problem was and as it turned out, an operation was not necessary. He revealed he was suffering from hyperacidity.

    Popular gospel musician Jimmy Gait takes a selfie with MP Sabina Chege and other friends in India. He returned back to Kenya from India on Sunday, September 15, where he had sought specialised medical assessment
    Popular gospel musician Jimmy Gait takes a selfie with MP Sabina Chege and other friends in India on August 21, 2019. He returned back to Kenya from India on Sunday, September 15, where he had sought specialised medical assessment.

    Video and Captions courtesy of YouTube