Liz Lubega releases her new EP “The Process”

Listen to Liz Lubega’s The Process EP. Somewhere in London, there’s a burgeoning artist with roots in Uganda that goes by the name Elizabeth Lubega, or more commonly, Liz Lubega. Liz is a singer and songwriter whose musical style is largely R&B and Soul. Having started singing as far back as the age of 16 … “Liz Lubega releases her new EP “The Process””

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DJ Slaughter Elly’s take on requests in bars

As DJ Slaughter Elly, I believe the beginning of the night is the DJ’s time. When the bar is full later on at around 2/3AM, you can start making requests. When it gets played, dance to it, enjoy it. Slaughter Elly elaborates. The topic of DJs accepting/trashing requests has been making the rounds since last … “DJ Slaughter Elly’s take on requests in bars”

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Da Vein – Indumubi (Recap #SNMS No. 268)

Indumubi Download Da Vein Interview The Ugandan Hip-Hop scene has seen a rise in the number of female rappers putting out music and last week on the show, we were joined by another one called Da Vein who premiered a new single titled “Indumubi”. A closer look at Indumubi. “Indumubi”, as we came to learn, … “Da Vein – Indumubi (Recap #SNMS No. 268)”

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Naxa – Chosen Generation (Recap #SNMS No. 268)

Chosen Generation Download Naxa Interview One of the members of the Hidden Empire collective, a rapper called Naxa joined us on the show last Saturday to premiere his new single titled “Chosen Generation”. He also talked to us about the message that he is trying to convey through this song, his faith and his future … “Naxa – Chosen Generation (Recap #SNMS No. 268)”

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Young Cardamom and HAB release the Sidda Mukyaalo EP

Listen to Sidda Mukyaalo. Young Cardamom & HAB, the two halves of a budding rap duo, have been steadily establishing themselves as the out-of-the-box musicians on the urban scene. After efforts like “Kanda (Chap Chap)” and “Wabula Naawe” which they premiered on the show, the two rappers told us that an EP was on the … “Young Cardamom and HAB release the Sidda Mukyaalo EP”

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Elani drops the “My Darling” video with Chameleone

For those of you that know Elani, it’s probably from their highly successful single titled “Kookoo” from 2014. It was that song that you put on replay, and then put it down only to eventually pick it back up. Elani is a Kenyan pop group from Nairobi with three members; Wambui Ngugi, Maureen Kunga and … “Elani drops the “My Darling” video with Chameleone”

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High Society Music’s Dorm Room Inspiration

A couple of weeks back, we hosted a rap group called High Society Music on the show to premiere their new single “Asetulalumu” that features Benezeri. Formerly known as Retarded Entertainment, the group’s members are Mainest, 8th Wonder 256, Larry and Humphrey. High Society Music’s mixtape. After a long period of rapping to random instrumentals … “High Society Music’s Dorm Room Inspiration”

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A Pass discusses his journey on BBC Radio 1 Xtra

What I remember most about the first time I heard of A Pass was feeling like I had to catch up. He was that guy who had a big song out but you could never be sure that you and the next person were talking about the same song. A Pass’ musical journey. The dancehall … “A Pass discusses his journey on BBC Radio 1 Xtra”

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Voltage Music releases the video for “Criminal”

Voltage Music is a fast-rising dancehall duo with the members Michael Flosso and Kent Koojo. Their single “Pull Up” has gone from being just another song that was premiered on the show to the song that I play at private parties and still get a bunch of girls shouting the lyrics and getting up to … “Voltage Music releases the video for “Criminal””

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Santana Karma – Show Me The Way (Recap #SNMS No. 266)

Santana Karma – Show Me the Way (Cover) The 100 Acres duo made up of Santana Karma and Glen Fame were on the show with us last Saturday to share a song done by Santana as a tribute to the late Papa Wemba. Santana has been quite busy, with his latest single being “Silina Kyemanyi” … “Santana Karma – Show Me The Way (Recap #SNMS No. 266)”

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Mal-X features in the new film “New Intentions”

Recently, we hosted the rapper Mal-X who premiered the track “Finally Found” that features Suspekt 92 and was produced by Simon Elly. During the interview, we learnt about a lot of things including the EP that the three are working on and the fact that Mal-X is also a spoken-word artist. Seeing as the show … “Mal-X features in the new film “New Intentions””

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Mr. Styles releases the video for his single “Woman”

A while back, we hosted a reggae artist on the show called Mr. Styles from the Gagamel crew. He premiered his single titled “Woman”, a song which celebrates women while detailing the hardships they go through to contribute positively to society. Mr. Styles told us that he had a whole campaign for his music already … “Mr. Styles releases the video for his single “Woman””

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DJ Slaughter Elly – Major Lazer Power Hour

Major Lazer Power Hour Download Listen, I think Major Lazer are the biggest and most trending DJs/Producers right now. The other day I was playing at some club and an hour into my set, I had received more than 10 requests for their tracks. About Major Lazer. Major Lazer is an American electronic music group … “DJ Slaughter Elly – Major Lazer Power Hour”

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Baru drops the “Young King” EP (Recap #SNMS No. 266)

Baru – Young King Download Baru Interview Download Baru is a music producer at the Ntinda-based Dustville Records who has slowly gained prominence over the last few years especially on the Ugandan Hip-Hop scene. He is the producer behind the “ReDefinitions” project and songs such as Ruyonga’s “Ride”, Pryce Teeba’s 2015 Hip-Hop anthem “Side Zeno” … “Baru drops the “Young King” EP (Recap #SNMS No. 266)”

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Swahili Nation – Right Stuff (Recap #SNMS No. 266)

Swahili Nation – Right Stuff Download Swahili Nation Interview Download I first heard about Swahili Nation a few years ago and it was one of those “Oh! Those are the guys that did that song” moment. I had heard their songs like “Malaika” and “Hakuna Matata” much earlier but didn’t know that it was them … “Swahili Nation – Right Stuff (Recap #SNMS No. 266)”

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Mal-X – “Finally Found” (Recap #SNMS No. 265)

Mal-X & Suspekt 92 – Finally Found Download Mal-X Interview Download For those that don’t know, Mal-X is a Ugandan rapper, spoken word artist and actor. With one mixtape to his name, he was still one of those young Ugandan rappers that I didn’t pay that much attention. That all ended when I listened to … “Mal-X – “Finally Found” (Recap #SNMS No. 265)”

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TYLER Himself – “Some Mo” (Recap #SNMS No. 265)

Tyler Himself – Some Mo Download Tyler Himself Interview Download Tyler Himself a.k.a. “The African Dancehall Hero” a.k.a. “Every Gyal Pillow” is a Ugandan dancehall artist that has been behind a couple of tracks including “Saawa”, “Fire”, “Tell Me” and “Bikula Ekintu”. Having completed his studies in Coventry, he decided to focus more on making … “TYLER Himself – “Some Mo” (Recap #SNMS No. 265)”

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The Made In UG concert by Benezeri

Benezeri is one the rappers that one would consider part of the “new skool” of Ugandan Hip-Hop but his track record is more like that of an established long-standing rapper. With two albums out (“I’m Benezeri” and “Champion”), and over 10 singles released since 2013, he sees no reason to rest just yet. Benezeri’s journey … “The Made In UG concert by Benezeri”

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Navio releases the video for his single “Njogereza”

We all know by now that Navio is one hardworking rapper. With the campaign for his album “The Chosen” still running, singles off the album still being released (the latest being “Throne“), he went back to studio to record more music. Over the years, Navio has put out a number of songs that are heavily … “Navio releases the video for his single “Njogereza””

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