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DJ Bush Baby tribute to Gabriel K music 

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DJ Bush baby took to twitter and gave a tribute to Gabriel K music. Quite a history! Below are excerpts from @djbushbaby

“We groomed our vocals and became an Acappella group to reckon with in Kampala – Gabriel K sounded like Dru Hill’s Sisqo, becoming the lead singer, I was mainly a writer and Walter was a producer.
Studio sessions were hard to book,afford back then,thanks to Afrigo Band’s Moses Matovu, he often let us use free studio session at his Kibuli based studio whenever Palu Kafeero & Fred Ssebatta were not recording.

We continued observing & listening to black American R&b Bands for more inspiration and girl groups like SWV.

We were also church boys,hence influences like TAKE 6, Boyz2Men & producers like Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis.
Almost 20 years later we all took different paths in life, I became an entertainer,Walter is still in ministry,and @kakurugabriel is a marketer/creative.
Days ago @kakurugabriel shocked me with a flash containing his new music.He became successful, and is now BORED in my view having achieved it all, he also developed health complications that required he takes a break from his business.
He is back to his 1st love, MUSIC! And I am so happy for him. One thing caught my attention though, his content distribution method.The flash comes customized.
Years have gone by and the industry has drastically changed,so he/we cant kick that A Cappella stuff we still cherish to date.
He has morphed into today’s sound and is trying to find a niche for himself. I like the fact that he’s collaborating with young writers.
Don’t take my word for it,check out his body of work at gkmusic.com. It’s awesome stuff,partly digital,& partly organic. It’s grown man stuff!
Thank you for sharing this gift with the world. You sound great you like it and have mastered it. Invest in great visuals, you are already a great marketer, you are a strategist, invest in your craft.
Have the right team around you from legal, PR, promotion, A&R,stylists,publicists, distribution, industry key influencers, street teams,fixers,art directors, creatives, logistics,security,engineers, digital, writers, technicians,a studio,and beware of industry vultures!#GKMUSICTRIBUTE”

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Seanice Kacungira named among Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business

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Seanice KacungiraBy Our Reporter

Former radio personality Seanice “Lojede” Kacungira has been recognized by Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government and Titans: An award ceremony that took place at the Hilton Sandton, in Johannesburg – South Africa.

The awards are the leading African recognition programme honoring excellence in the private and public sector. The programme covers 23 economic sectors and has for the past nineteen years independently recognized those leaders who are at the pinnacle of their industry.

“Nominees undergo a rigorous multi-tiered judging process,” says Annelize Wepener, Chief Executive, of CEO Global. “The highest possible standard is maintained throughout the judging. Those individuals whom have been recognized as winners in their field can be assured that they have truly excelled.”

The SADC South leg of the recognition programme is the first part of CEO Global’s recognition programme that takes it around the continent to 8 regions. In each of these regions, country and regional winners are identified.

Seanice, who has set up what can be termed Africa’s first Indigenous female run Pan African Digital Agency with physical offices in South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, Blu Flamingo Digital Africa, is also the Founder of the Digi-Con Academy, which has to date trained over 25,000 young men and women in all things digital.

“It feels surreal to be recognized, this means so much to me, but at my core I’m really just about the work and pursuing the highest level of excellence for myself and those I have the privilege to work with,” Seanice said about the award.

Seanice was awarded in the category of Business and Professional Services.

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Pastor Bugembe to use concert money to build 6,000-seater church

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Pastor Wilson Bugembe today held a press conference at his Nansana based temporary church where he will also hold his upcoming concert ‘Tuzimbe’. His concert is slated for 31st August at his church in Nansana and will be accompanied by other artistes doing both gospel and secular music.

During the press conference the pastor revealed that all monies collected that day will be used to construct a well furnished church with sitting capacity of over 6,000 people. The said church is expected to be completed by January 2020.

Bugembe urged all his fans to flock his Light The World Ministries church and also not to politicize his concert by wearing attires with political colors especially the berets because he was warned by police not to allow politics to interfere in his concert or risk being stopped from performing.

Pastor Bugembe has over years domeyhits albums and singles like Kani, Ani, Yellow, Njagala Kumanya, Akawala Ako, Sibiwulira, Wanaza, Biribabitya, and Lengera Embaata among others.

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Kenyan DJ Pierre Makena coming to Uganda

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Kenyan Female DJ Makena will be coming to Uganda and particularly to Bbunga based nightlife spot Nomad bar and grill. The grill is slated for 7th September in a night themed “All ladies affair party”. DJ Pierre will be joined by DJ Lola from Uganda.

Event will be hoosted by NTV’s MC Esco, DJ Ace and DJ Kerb. The DJ Makena is also an actress and TV host and has served in the inaugural season of popular reality music show, Tusker Project Fame.

Determined to network with industry bigwigs, she poured herself into her duties and soon enough, climbed through the ranks becoming a camerawoman. The calls she so desperately longed for also started pouring in as the producers of TV drama series Tahidi High contacted her for a role.DJ Pierra Makena won best supporting actress for her role in When Love Comes Around at the annual Nollywood and African Film Critics awards held in Los Angeles.

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