Thursday, December 10, 2009

Uganda 7th Hip Hop Summit!!

On 12/26/09 all roads will lead to Sabrina's Pub on Bombo Road for yet another interactive, educative, interesting and entertaining 7th Annual Uganda Hip Hop Summit. The occasions is going to draw MCs from all over the country embracing talents from different languages which is the core of the Ugandan contemporary Hip Hop genre identified as " Luga Flow". As it has always been the culture of this even, it will start at 2:00pm with a forum through which young MCs are helped by seniors to learn the dynamics of Hip Hop, then that will be followed by break dance groups like the Jericho Break Dance crew and a special Graffiti art session by Kafulu Xenson and other artists.
At 6:00pm, the concert will begin with a number of junior Mcs and then your favorite legends will bless the stage including Babaluku as the Host with a team of Mcs from the Bavubuka Allstarz featuring Abatuuze, Navio from the Klear Kut,GNL Zamba, The New Hope Squad, Bonsantule, Lyrical.G, T.Bro, Twiggy, Benon and Vamposs, Micheal Ross and from the United States,the Batabazi will represent as well as Kwesto Nsigo Blak of the Milestonez production will represent Luga Flow Legends from Sweden.
Remember that entrance will be UGX 5000/=. Let us all meet there.

Sunday, November 8, 2009

The Art Of Music At Its Best!!

It was one of those concerts where hiding talent eventually came into big spotlight. The Words and Pictures (WAPI) concert organised by the Bavubuka Foundation and sponsored by the British Council saw yet another team of innovative youth showcase their skills through music and art. The concert had young MCs, Artists, poets who used their skills to pass the messege of hope on the major issues that are affecting the nation. Amongst those that moved the crowds'eye blows were a team of four young MCs, Fikifiki(Shafiq Bbosa), MC Been (Junior Kayamba), DMD (Boris Aguma) and MC Ship (Meddie Sserunkuma) that proved to the crowd that Ugandan music needs more creativity to it. There were as well several MCs such as Jungleman, a Lusoga rapper and Ankah MC, who rapped in Runyankole. The up rising Ugandan music genre Luga-Flow which comes from a swahili word Luga meaning Languages is serving a pivotal role in bringing Rap artists who represent in different languages come together for a common cause. The occasion blessed by the presence of other artists who appreciated the works of these young stars and advised them to keeping on passing the positive message "Young music starts are in position to change the face of Ugandan music in case they include integrity and respect for others in case they can achieve success" Silver Kyagulanyi.