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My dad didn’t talk to me for a full year – Maro

By Ahmad Muto Singer Maro, the self-proclaimed R&B kyabazinga had a hard time staying in school while also doing music that with just one year to graduate, he applied for a dead year at campus to go record music at firebase. However, he reveals that it put a strain between him and his father who […]

Winners in key categories at the 2019 Grammy Awards

Here is a list of winners in the major categories for the Grammy Awards, which were handed out on Sunday in Los Angeles. Country star Kacey Musgraves won the top prize of the night, Album of the Year, for her “Golden Hour.” Album of the Yea...

Winners in key categories at the 2019 Grammy Awards

Here is a list of winners in the major categories for the Grammy Awards, which were handed out on Sunday in Los Angeles. Country star Kacey Musgraves won the top prize of the night, Album of the Year, for her “Golden Hour.” Album of the Yea...

Singer Kyagulanyi criticises gov’t over proposed laws on music industry

Singer Silver Kyagulanyi has vowed to use his law profession to fight regulations gagging the rights of artistes. On the sidelines of Reach A Hand Uganda (RAHU)’s 2019 peer educators graduation on Thursday, Mr Kyagulanyi said much as the art industry n...

The struggles of Mowzey Radio’s one year after his death

February 1, 2019 marked exactly a year since Ugandan musician Moses Ssekibogo aka Mowzey Radio breathed his last and on his first anniversary, Ugandans jumped at the opportunity to celebrate the life of one of the most talented African artists. The sin...

Bobi Wine has not helped the music industry- Catherine Kusasira

Many people are saying that the new rules and regulations that appeared in a document that did rounds on social media are targeting Bobi Wine and that the government wants to use them to calm Bobi Wine down as he’s increasingly becoming a problem to th...

Keko who?… we moving on to Recho Rey

RAP GAME: There was a time when Jocelyn Tracy, known to many as Keko, was the baddest female rapper in Uganda. But then drugs and scandals kicked in and eventually she went with the wind to Canada. Since then, it has been hard to have a female rapper r...

Artises: Proposed regulations infringe on our rights to perform

TIGHTENING GRIP: Early this month, the ministry of Gender released a statement documenting 20 proposed laws and regulations that seek to streamline the work of artistes and the music industry. The proposed laws caused an uproar among artistes. Isaac Ss...

Legendary musician Oliver Mtukudzi dies at 66

Legendary Zimbabwean musician Oliver Mtukudzi has died, according to multiple news sources in Zimbabwe. About 19 minutes ago, @ThisIsAfricaTIA tweeted, “Zimbabwean musician Dr. Oliver Mtukudzi is dead. “Tuku” was a singer-songwriter with ov...

Cindy blames Bobi Wine over proposed laws on entertainment industry

Dance Hall artist Cinderella Sanyu alias Cindy thinks fellow musician Bobi Wine is the reason government is introducing new laws to regulate the entertainment industry. The government through the Ministry of gender, Labour and Social Development is moo...