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Concert | Ragga Dee In A Boston Thanksgiving Musical Bash – See Complete Gallery Below

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Posted November 26, 2012 by Ugandan Diaspora News Team in Artists ~ 4,759 views

     

Ragga Dee was in Boston thanksgiving weekend to promote his new Album and did not disappoint. The legendary artist has been recognised as one of the pioneers of contemporary Ugandan music. Daniel Kyeyune A.K.A Ragga Dee was born in 1973 to the family of Mr and Mrs George William Kyeyune – a judge in Uganda. With 18 albums under his belt this artist has been around.

Famous in the mid 1990’s for producing hits like Bamusakata and Mukwano while part of a group called Da Hommies, today, he is known for such hits like Mpeta, Mbawe and Nugu. He has won the Pearl of Africa Music Award for best Ragga artiste of the year as well as the Best Male Artist of the year and was profiled on BBC.

In 2005 his reggae Album was crowned the Best Album at the Golden Awards in Uganda. Known for also being a comedian, Ragga Dee’s music is an amalgamation of do reggae, ragga, hip-hop, and Lingala. He has performed at several of the Ugandan North American conventions.

He also does charity work and has been involved with Public Services International (PSI), an NGO which fights Aids in Uganda. He does road shows with PSI, encouraging safe sex and highlighting the dangers of HIV.

One of the things which sets Ragga Dee apart from many other musicians is his business acumen. He has a degree in Business Administration and uses it to negotiate good concert payments as well as endorsements from companies such as MTN and Club beer. In the 90’s he co-owned a nightclub at Sheraton Hotel called Crocodiles which gave him the foundation to enter Uganda’s showbiz.

Ragga Dee is currently on tour in North America and his concert also featured Tamara a Kampala based artist with Fenon Entertainment and originally from Boston as well as guest performance by Rogers Banye A.K.A ROGE  from Texas. Event Mcee of the night was Boston based Comedian Charles ‘Zonto’ Muvalawa and the concert promoter was DJ Tony Katende. Ugandan Diaspora News Team attended the concert and now brings you some of the highlights.


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