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Photos: UNAA 2012 Convention Sunday FINALE featuring MISS UNAA 2012 Pageant, Juliana Kanyomozi, BATABAZI, Paul Mutebi, Desire Luzinda and Muvawala

The UNAA Convention wrapped up on Sunday, September 2nd with a grand Entertainment Finale featuring the the MISS UNAA 2012 PAGEANT, Music and performances by Ugandan Music Stars: Juliana Kanyomozi, BATABAZI, Desire Luzinda, Pau...


Concert Highlights | SisQo Unleashes the Dragon On Kampala – But The Turn Up Is Low

By Ronnie Mayanja — Born Mark Althavean Andrews on November 9, 1978, Sisqó, an American R&B singer, rapper, songwriter, dancer, record producer and actor was in Kampala August 25th for his debut concert in what was a...



Elly Wamala Tribute Concert Held In Boston With Guest Appearances By Spurgeon & Fiona Wamala

He was a Ugandan music legend whose musical career spanned more than 4 decades.  Elly Wamala, who died at 69 was remembered in a tribute concert organised by Touch N’ Soul Band in Boston on Sunday 29th 2012.  The Boston...



Michael Kiwanuka’s Texas Triumph

By Dave DiMartino | The New Now ~ There’s an interesting scenario that often emerges as a hypothetical talent gauge these days, especially when so much contemporary music emerges via studio and electronic means: Take a pe...



UGANDA SET TO HOST FIRST INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL IN DECEMBER

The 1st Nile’s Diaspora International Film Festival (NDIFF) will take place in December this year from the 8th to the 15th in Kampala. The event, to be held at Speke Resort Munyonyo, is set to attract film makers, producers, ...



Omugave Nduggwa Joins Uganda’s budding Film Industry.

Ugandans are best known for their entertainment most especially music, comedy and now ‘ekina-Uganda’. The movie industry in Africa and Uganda in particular has for many years been dominated by Nigerian and Ghana...


Touch N’ Soul Band Presents Lady Zani, Julie Walugembe and Robert Ssimbwa – 19th May, Club Rendevous. Time 9:00pm

On May 19th 2012 Touch N’ Soul Band will host Zani from Carlifonia, Robert Ssimbwa from Boston and Julie Walugembe from the UK at Club Rendevous. Entrance will be $20 dollars. Rendevous is located at 596 Moody Street in W...



Debut of Nick Nola’s New Music Video “Mufunye” ( I’ve Found the One )

Nick Nola recently released this Music Video, with a unique under water scene, which in itself was a first in Ugandan Music Video production. The Music video hit the Ugandan Market at the First Ugandan Diaspora Social Networkin...


CARNEGIE HALL presents Ugandan Jazz Artist SOMI ~ Jamaica Performing Arts Center, Dec 1st

Jazzy singer-songwriter Somi will win you over with her warm smile and quiet, soulful voice that’s infused with the African spirit. The daughter of Rwandese and Ugandan parents, this Illinois-born chanteuse writes poetic lyri...



Concert ~ Ghetto President Bobi Wine Thrills His Boston Fan-Base!

UNAA Denver attracted many big names in the Ugandan music industry. And one such name was Bobi Wine, real name Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi omubanda wa kabaka. Bobi Wine was in Boston on Saturday September 10th to entertain his U...



Robert Ssimbwa, Touch ‘N’ Soul Band and Lady Zani Live On Stage!

It was a musical night of live entertainment when Robert Ssimbwa a talented keyboard player who has worked with many of Uganda’s legendary musicians including Afrigo Band launched his album in Boston. Backed up by fellow ...


Iryn Namubiru ‘Live’ at the ‘Begombeko’ Album Launch In Boston

By Ronnie Mayanja ~ Iryn Namubiru made the long awaited stop over in Boston to launch her new ‘Begombeko’ album. The event held at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel in Cambridge was sponsored by Keenote Entertainment and...



Ugandan Diva Juliana Nominated For Nigeria Awards

Singing diva Juliana Kanyomozi is lined to scoop Pan African Artiste/Group of the year awards at the Nigeria Entertainment awards 2011. Nigeria Entertainment Awards (NEA) will be running for the sixth year and this year’s gra...



Ugandan Music Video ~ “Your Grace” featuring Paul Mutebi and Iryn Namubiru

Since the split up of the Limit X, fans have been eager to know what is happening to Paul Mutebi, one of the three members of the former US-based Gospel group. Mutebi is the only member of the group, who continued with music. H...


DIASPORA CONCERTS ~ Juliana Kanyomozi’s summer party in Boston!

Julian Kanyomozi performed Live in Boston at the American Legion Hall in Newton, after an absence of 3 years. The event was partly sponsored by DJ Tonny, Base Entertainment, MPC Multi Professional Consults and Faith Tech Sounds...



CNN ~ Inside Africa Video: Meet Ugandan Musician Maurice Kirya

CNN ~ Inside Africa Meet: Meet Musician Maurice Kirya as he brings some Ugandan soul to the Big Apple. Maurice Kirya is Radio France International’s “Best New African Artist” award winner. www.mauricekirya.com  


A Study of Totems and Clans In Uganda, The Buganda Edition, Taga Art Exhibition

By Ronnie Mayanja | Kampala | A totem in Uganda’s context is a symbol that represents a group of people with common ancestral origin called the clan, this can either be an animal, bird, plant or fish. The idea behind a to...



Ugandan Samite teaming with David Cullen for world music concert

By Susan L. Peé?a | Reading Eagle Correspondent | For the final presentation of Reading Area Community College’s 2010-2011 Downtown Performing Arts Series, Ugandan-American musician Samite Mulondo (who goes by the name S...



MIM’s First Anniversary Weekend: Featuring Jordin Sparks and Maurice Kirya

MIM Press Release, Phoenix, AZ, | Arizona’s own global superstar, platinum-recording artist Jordin Sparks will perform a benefit concert on Friday, April 29, to kick off the Musical Instrument Museum’s (MIM) monumental one-...


G-Way In a Night to Remember | Taking Gospel Music to a New Level!

By Ronnie Mayanja, KAMPALA | On Saturday, 26th of February, I headed off to church after an invitation by a friend to attend a ‘Night 2 Remember’ worship experience at the Rubaga Miracle Center Cathedral. The event ...






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