Earlier this week,Peterson Ssali aka Bobby Lash of the B2C trio got himself involved in drama when his girlfriend came out accused Carol Embosera of Simba fm and ABS television of sleeping with him.
In an audio that made rounds on social media, Bobby’s unidentifed girlfriend sent warnings to Carol saying she will not let her ruin her relationship. In the same audio,she threatened Carol stressing that she will deal with her. “Carol please leave Bobby Lash, he is my man, you do not know how we started but all you want to do is ruin what I built my self ,I have heard a lot of things about you and it’s now that I believe whatever I heard. I can assure you Carol I will not let you ruin this . I know where you chill from, do your make up from and where you work. I will deal with you.” Bobby’s girlfriend threatened.
She further explained that she is ready to fight for Bobby since she carries his baby. “I am four months pregnant for Bobby and I will not let you put all your nonsense on him.I know how all you presenters think you can sleep with whoever you want .This time not my Bobby.” She stressed.
Club Beatz online return tonight with Sheebah
Last season of the club beatz online ended in it’s highest gear and the new season seeks to start off on the same. Well, the new season starts will start tonight with Sheebah as headline perform of the night. The virtual event is organised by Pilsener beer brand . The event will be hosted by TV presenter and MC Douglas Lwanga and streamed on Club Pilsener’s Facebook
Just like the last two seasons, the show will start at 8PM.
Cinematographer, Sasha Vybz celebrates 29th Birthday with an applause as a ‘game changer’
By BigEyeUg Team
Renowned Ugandan videographer, Sasha Vybz turns 29 yesterday, and the celebrations come-in a perfect time when he has mounted quite remarkable success in his career.
Sasha Vybz, original name Ian Akankwasa, is a Ugandan video and movie director, cinematographer and entrepreneur.
He is the founder and CEO of Savy Films, a multimedia company specializing in motion pictures, mainly music videos, movies and documentaries.
Since the beginning, Sasha Vybz has sighted the problem of poor videos and unprofessionalism in the industry.
This he has addressed by pushing the bar higher for Ugandan video quality standards.
For the few years he has been here, Sasha has convincingly earned notable reputation of being ‘game changer’ in the cinematography industry.
He is among the best video directors in East Africa with tens of stunning music videos to his name.
Sasha Vybz’s career;
After completing senior six at Kigezi High School, Kabale Sasha decided to throw legs on journey to Kampala City to find a future as a young hardworking man.
Upon reaching Kampala, he landed interest to hustle through photography and videography taking advantage as quick learner.
This paid off as in a few days, he was already employed at Globetek Studio as a photographer and videographer.
Here, he at times plotted a few side gigs of shooting videos for some musicians like Maro (Biweeyo), Gift ov Kaddo, Blue*3, Mr. X, among others.
Sasha also once pitched into TV production in Uganda, like Urban TV’s Jump Shot show.
A few years later, he raised need to his parents for pursuing further studies in the same field at City Varsity School of Media and Creative Arts, Cape Town, South Africa, which they supported him.
This was after his strong admiration for fabled Nigerian cinematographer, Clarence Peters.
Sasha Vybz came to the limelight in early 2010s producing state of the art music video that were not so common in the Ugandan music industry.
Sasha’s videos are renown with trendy attributes of great picture, coloring and good lighting.
One of the first projects that earned him public attention were; Stress Free by Facee Off & Eddy Kenzo, Jordan by Sheebah Karungi which he all did during his time of studies in South Africa.
After graduating in 2015, Sasha made-up his mind and jetted back to Uganda to reestablish a dynasty that would elevate his dream and the country’s quality in videos.
Here, other Ugandan singers such as; Bebe Cool, Jose Chameleone were also attracted by his competing advantage against Nigerian music videos and thus tasking him too.
Internationally; Davido, Harrysong, P Square, Skales, Harmonize, Charly na Nina, among others, all he has dropped quality videos and earned airplay on most visual platforms around the world.
One of his first elite moments recalled is when Bebe Cool’s Byebyo video that he shot in 2015 came in the 3rd position on MTV Base’s annual chat of the same year.
Awards and recognitions;
Sasha has won several awards and recognitions over the years both in Uganda, East Africa and Africa as a whole.
The nominations are on several times both locally and internationally.
In Uganda, he has out mostly dominated HiPipo Music Awards, Zzina Awards, Buzz Teenz Awards, and many more.
He also won the African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA) AFRIMA in 2019 for Best Video Director beating the likes of Justin Campos from South Africa, Clarence Peters – Nigeria, and Director Kenny – Tanzania who are some of the biggest names in video directing.
Sasha Vybz was also listed among 2020 Forbes Africa 30 Under 30.
Happy Belated Birthday Sasha Vybz!
Uganda Musicians Association successfully erects a new UPRS structure
By BigEyeUg Team
It’s another milestone to celebrate by the Uganda Musicians Association after it established an effective Uganda Performing Right Society (UPRS).
The new UPRS formulated earlier this week in a status report meeting spearheaded by UMA President, Ykee Benda and other crucial stakeholders in the music industry.
In the same meeting, UMA, UPRS caretakers and representatives from the Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) also prepared for the upcoming AGM.
“We held a status report meeting with the caretakers of UPRS and our regulator URSB to prepare for the upcoming AGM. We are excited to have a new effective UPRS structure,” stated UMA on its social media.
For months now, UMA has been working and monitoring the restructuring of UPRS via an interim after the former board headed James Wasula was halted by URSB due to its unclear performances.
According to UMA, the role of a collective society in a functioning music industry is very vital and its mandate as the musicians’ association to ensure that a fully functioning collecting society is in place.
UMA has closely supervised the interim UPRS administration under URSB and is proud of the progress.
In the recent weeks, it managed to witness the new digital system put in place in conjunction with NITA to be used by UPRS.
This and more are some of the things they have pushed for to have in place for a long time.
The association is also in the stage of verifying the register in place and updating it to accommodates legitimate members so that it can have a fair and legitimate way of paying royalties to content creators.
UMA is private entity established in 2019 to protect and preserve Ugandan music while promoting unity among musicians.
Its under leadership of singer Ykee Benda as the President and Cindy Sanyu the vice.
Photos: Bobi & Barbie celebrate 9th Wedding anniversary
By BigEyeUg Team
Today 27th August, 2020 marks the 9th wedding anniversary for Ugandan singer cum politician Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine and wife Barbra Itungo Kyagulanyi.
For the past 9 years, Bobi and Barbie’s holy matrimony journey has been that a great one and inspiring to majority of the rising lovers.
In fact, Bobi and Barbie are termed as a ‘Power couple’ based on how influencial they are and the number of lives they have changed.
In her words, Barbie describes the moment in the wedding day photo when she was held romantically by husband, Bobi Wine as her dream come true.
She also reveals how Bobi has loved her without reservations, also elevating her status.
To be held like this by the one I love so deeply is one of my dreams come true.
Being loved back with no reservations is a blessing. Taata, you have loved me at my lowest and elevated me at every given opportunity never making me feel any less. My ninteen years of staying under the same roof with you have been years of self-realization, utmost growth and total bliss. I am lucky to be your wife, to have you for a best friend and to be the mother of your children. I am excited about the coming times ahead. For better, for best, for the good and the pretty!
Happy Wedding anniversary Bobi Wine
However, her words lasted merely an hour and Bobi was also gripped in bags of adoring words.
The Kyadondo East legislator emotionally recalls his vows to Barbie to have been more than his personal influence but also his late father’s efforts and dreams.
Bobi says he was urged by his late father to keep his marriage with the Barbie fresh on a daily basis as it would be the only way to keep him resting in peace.
“Son, this ring means a commitment and promise to LOVE someone’s daughter the same way that I have LOVED you. I know you have already loved her for 10years but with this ring, it’s a covenant not only between you and her but between our two families and our communities. If you keep this commitment and promise, I will sleep well even in my grave“, said my father on 27th August 2011 in the dressing room.
Dear Barbie Kyagulanyi, now you know that I LOVE YOU not only on my behalf but on behalf of my parents and all my people. It’s been 19years and you’re still the one that makes my world go around.
Happy anniversary my love.
Bobi and Barbie walked-down-the-aisle on 27th August 2011 at Rubaga Cathedral, Kampala a day in history that Kampala was brought to a stand still because of a celebrity wedding.
Kyagulanyi met his wife, Barbara Itungo, while he was at Makerere University and she was an S6 student at Bweranyangi Girls’ Senior Secondary School.
The two hold a 19year-old relationship with a blessing of four children; Solomon Kampala Nyanzi, Shalom Namagembe, Shadraq Shilling Mbogo, and Suubi Shine Nakaayi.
This is extremely a unique day for the couple as they share the same wedding anniversary commemoration with Buganda Kingdom King, Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II together with wife, Nnabagereka Sylvia Nagginda.
Happy wedding anniversary to Bobi and Barbie!
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