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Kenyan reggae & dancehall artiste Wyre will thrill lovers on Valentine’s Day in Kampala.
The event which has been dubbed Black Valentine will take place on Tuesday, 14th February at Club Play located at 2nd Street Industrial area.
“Wyre has managed to stay relevant throughout his career as a reggae and dancehall artiste,” said Kye Makyeli of Lumpen Media in a statement. “With his wide collection of ballads and dancehall hits, we believe that he is a perfect fit to celebrate February as both the month of love and international reggae month.”
Wyre started out as a member of duo Necessary Noise with fellow Kenyan reggae artist, Nazizi and rose to fame with reggae hits like ‘Kenyan Boy, Kenyan Girl’ and ‘Bless My Room’. The duo later joined forces with Ugandan dancehall star Bebe Cool to form the East African Bashment Crew which gave us lease like ‘This Tune,’ ‘Fire Anthem’ and ‘Kube’.
As a solo artiste, Wyre went on to release more hit singles like ‘Chuki,’ ‘Dancehall Party,’ ‘Sina Makosa,’ as well as various collaborative efforts with international reggae stars like ‘Nakupenda Pia’ with Alaine Laughton, ‘She Say DAT Remix’ with Cecile and ‘Guarantee’ with Gramps and Peetah Morgan of Morgan Heritage.
Tickets to Black Valentine are available at appabout.co.uk at UGX 35,000 for a limited time after which they will go for UGX 50,000.
The event is sponsored by appAbout and Radiocity 97FM.
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The 5th prestigious HiPipo Music Awards will honor Madina Nalwanga with the award of “Entertainment Showpiece Act of 2016” in recognition and celebration of her role in “Queen of Katwe”, a 2016 American biographical sports drama film directed by Mira Nair and written by William Wheeler starring David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong’o, and Madina Nalwanga.
“Queen of Katwe” story telling would have fallen short without a befitting actor but the young Madinah acting was superb for a debutant resulting into numerous commendations from movie reviews across the world for Madina Nalwanga the true star of the movie.
The movie also shone a spotlight on the talent that lies untapped as all the other actors were phenomenal albeit Nalwanga’s standing out and thus Nalwanga stays up there, with the big Hollywood stars. The movie also served as a lesson for Ugandan Film makers.
“Madina Nalwanga is the talented young dancer that has turned celebrated Hollywood superstar in her debut act. Courtesy of this accomplishment, The 5th prestigious HiPipo Music Awards will celebrate Madina Nalwanga with The Entertainment Showpiece Act of 2016” noted Innocent Kawooya, CEO HiPipo. Adding that “The Entertainment Showpiece Act is an award to an entertainment act that attracts critical attention and admiration and is an outstanding performance in the entertainment industry during the year. The awards is open for performing arts industry works and personalities including for Music, Dance, Drama, Comedy and Film.”
HiPipo Music Awards is an annual extravaganza organized by HiPipo, to celebrate, promote and recognize music excellence in Uganda, East Africa and Whole of Africa.
HiPipo and her partners will present the 5th prestigious HiPipo Music Awards (#HMA2017) winners on Saturday 4th February 2017 at Kampala Serena Hotel.
A total of 35 categories nominees were earlier released including special categories namely; Quinquennial Africa Music Vanguard Award (2012/2016), Music Icon of the Decade (Uganda: 2006-2016), HiPipo Video Trailblazer Award and Lifetime Achievement Award. The other categories include East Africa Best Video, East Africa Super Hit, Song of the Year from Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and South Sudan.
The awards event will be graced with star studded epic performances from Ziza Bafana, Sheebah Karungi, Bebe Cool, Maureen Nantume and Ziwuuna band (led by Sammy Kasule and Frank Mbalire) among others. The Co-Host of the night will be Douglas Lwanga the CEO Brand Purple and Wesley King (The King of Radio) that doubles as the resident HiPipo events host since 2014.
The prestigious HiPipo Music Awards 2017 tickets will be sold exclusively through PayWay. To book a ticket, visit any PayWay location and purchase one, keep your ticket safe and present it for scanning by PayWay team at the entrance on 4th February 2017. Find PayWay points at all Total and Shell petrol stations, Mogas, Major supermarkets, Shops, Shopping malls and wherever you see the PayWay logo.
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City tycoon Sulaiman Kabangala Mbuga aka SK Mbuga has advised parents to make sure that they make their children remember what they did for them even they are no longer living.
The tycoon while posting on his social media page with a picture of his son, said when children think of fairness, caring and integrity, they should remember that it’s because of their parents.
“Live so that when your children thinks of Fairness, Caring, and Integrity, they think of you,” SK Mbuga posted.
64% of Kampala City residents have rated condition of garbage services positive in their area. This was during a poll quiz organized Government Citizen Interaction Centre (GCIC).
In the feedback, 4% voted it excellent, 30% good, 30% fairy good totaling to 64% of Kampala City residents who thinks garbage services is positive. 36% of the residents put it a poor state.
In response KCCA said they have a plan of installing three major plants of recycling, composting and waste energy very soon.
Renowned international MC Nancy Mugga is set to his the stage again this year at the Winter Fest on Januaray 28th in London.
“London aren’t playing… they are all ready for the lads to take London by storm come January 28th at Epic Dalton,”.
The Best of Radio and Weasel at the Winter Fest will feature Star Boss BigEye alongside Angel Sbl Motoka, Angela Nabuufu aka Ang3lina, Rasta Soke, Biggs Holiday Illamadi Peter, Clinton Elvis & more. DJ Zj Nash & Shady Shahid will spin the wheels.
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As we spent Friday night beating emesse, our mentor, our hero, Captain Dollar had had enough of it. He was closing his emesse business.
The man who brought us the sex anthem, Captain Dollar told Pastor Kayanja that he had made up his mind and wouldn’t turn back and was now ready to be a gospel artiste.
He regretted that he had led many people to the devil, played many girls and even went to illuminati for more musical success.
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Juju Kiyingi’s unique ‘Speed’ video that was earlier listed as one of the most unique visuals Africa has ever seen made has been nominated in the HiPipo Music Awards 2017 in the Video of the Year category.
“I am excited to let you that I have for the first time ever been nominated in the Prestigious HiPipo Music Awards #HMA2017.I thank you all for the support and wish a great 2017. See you at the Serena on Saturday 4th Feb 2017. Your votes will be much appreciated! For voting, follow the link is listed below.
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Rackla is the man who inspired us to dance our stress away. Whenever we were about to leave the dance floor, the DJ would play “tugenda kusuula mundongo” and all of a sudden we would forget about sleep.
While holding his vigil, a family member noted that they were really going to miss their son. “We are going to miss Rackla but the only way to remember him is to always be happy and celebrate our lives. He asked that no one one should cry when he dies.”
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Uganda national football team ‘The Uganda Cranes’ safely arrived at Port Gentil in Gabon yesterday ahead of their first African Cup of Nations (AFCON) opener against bitter rivals Ghana.
Uganda Cranes will play their first AFCON 2017 game against Ghana on Tuesday before facing Egypt and Mali in the group stages.
The first games of the tournament which kicked off yesterday between Gabon and Guinea Bissau and Cameroon and Burkina Faso all ended in a 1-1 all draw.
The actions continues today with Algeria V Zimbabwe 16:00 and Tunisia V Senegal 19:00.
Singer Hadz Muhima and her team together with Usher Shubu the reigning Mr Ideal Uganda took their charity works to Kaleke Kasome children’s foundation where they gave back to the needy kids with scholastic materials like books, pens, text books and other basic needs
This wasn’t the first time the Nawanika singer engages in charity works as months ago she was in the same cause where her and her team cleaned up up Katwe market and sensitized people of katwe on how to leave in a clean and a health environment. here are some of the photos from her recent charity at the Kaleke Kasome foundation
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