Herman Basudde lives on through “Bus Dunia”

You’re probably wondering who Herman Basudde is? Have you ever asked yourself what music was like in Uganda (way) back in the day? Before all the sleek computers and mobile phones. If you don’t know what was going on, here is a little bit about the late 80s and early 90s period. First things first, … “Herman Basudde lives on through “Bus Dunia””

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Abaasa releases the video for his single “Run Away”

If you follow Ugandan urban music closely, you probably know who Abaasa is by now. The budding singer, drummer, songwriter and producer who is known by many for his first single “Ntegyerize” released his debut mixtape titled “Rukungiri” a while back. The mixtape spawned a couple of other great songs including “Simanyi” and the dominant … “Abaasa releases the video for his single “Run Away””

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DJ Slaughter Elly – Peter Miles Vs Redsan Mix

DJ Slaughter Elly – Peter Miles Vs Redsan Download DJ Slaughter Elly is at it again. It is public knowledge that Ugandans love to party, the kind of partying where you dance until morning.  Some of the most dominant genres on the Ugandan nightlife scene are Reggae and Dancehall without a doubt. Our neighbors in … “DJ Slaughter Elly – Peter Miles Vs Redsan Mix”

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1Der Jr premieres “Mama Africa” (Recap #SNMS No. 264)

1Der Jr – Mama Africa Download 1Der Jr Interview For those that may not know who 1Der Jr is, he is the Ugandan rapper who has been on the scene for quite while now. He is the artist behind the tracks “Drogba”, “Kampala” and “Tebatusobola”. After taking a while to properly analyze the Ugandan music … “1Der Jr premieres “Mama Africa” (Recap #SNMS No. 264)”

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High Society Music – Asetulalumu (Recap #SNMS No. 264)

High Society Music – Asetulalumu Download High Society Music Interview   High Society Music is a rap group that consists of Mainest, Larry, Humphrey and 8th Wonder 256. The year was 2012, the place, a dormitory at St. Mary’s College Kisubi. Armed with a flash disk containing about 200 instrumentals, they started playing them on … “High Society Music – Asetulalumu (Recap #SNMS No. 264)”

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DJ Slaughter Elly – Who Sampled Who mix

Last week as I was having a some beers in my local kafunda, I started thinking about sampling. Sampling is when an artist takes a vocal snippet or a music loop from Old Skool song (especially those that were big hits) and repurposes it for use in their own song. For example J. Cole’s track … “DJ Slaughter Elly – Who Sampled Who mix”

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SNMSLive VIDEO: JC Muyonjo – If we Try

Ladies and Gents, our very first SNMSLive video: JC Muyonjo – If we Try. The UG urban music scene is complex. It is well known to us here in Uganda that we don’t have a characteristic “sound” like they do in other parts of Africa (at least not one we like to publicly acknowledge – … “SNMSLive VIDEO: JC Muyonjo – If we Try”

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The Producers’s Credit via TheTribeUG

By Josh SB: In this current generation, a producer is an artist himself by just staying behind the desk and using his hands to speak/talk/sing. Producers should just brand themselves in order to get the recognition they are looking for because unlike other genres, I think hip-hop globally has tried to push n promote producers. … “The Producers’s Credit via TheTribeUG”

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March 2016 UG Urban Music Roundup

Here’s the March 2016 UG Urban Music Roundup: JC Muyonjo brought us his fabulous as-if-afro-soulish, “If we try” Tha Dropout did a crazy Ntinda vs Rubaga Hip-Hop mix Klear Kut dropped Let it Rain Patrobas dropped his Road to CGOD EP Canaan Gents reminded us what Easter is really about Big Tril released a video … “March 2016 UG Urban Music Roundup”

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St Nelly-Sade’s CRAZY MAD 9 min Freestyle!

Before we get to friend-of-the-show St Nelly-Sade’s crazy mad 9 min freestyle, this was a actual reason he dropped by the SNMS studios on Saturday: More vim – St Nelly Sade ft Black Boi & Jhay Efekt   A collaboration with Ghana’s Black Boi & Jay Efekt and Urban Aksent music, this is one of … “St Nelly-Sade’s CRAZY MAD 9 min Freestyle!”

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Ting Badi Malo ReUP – Flex D’Paper x Khaligraph Jones x Chris Kantai (Recap #SNMS no. 262)

The Ting Badi Malo reUP is a proper today track. Is impossible to not compare this “ReUp” with the original Gidi Gidi Maji Maji track from the mid 2000s. That was over a decade ago(!) and East African music was in a very different place. The original Ting Badi Malo had a very obvious party … “Ting Badi Malo ReUP – Flex D’Paper x Khaligraph Jones x Chris Kantai (Recap #SNMS no. 262)”

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ShemyB – Ebilango ft Kalibba (Recap #SNMS no. 262)

ShemyB’s Ebilango ft Kalibbba comes out of Port Bell Drive Music, and we seem to get a new quality track from that outfit every week! The latest is a lugaflow rapper called Shemy B, who told me on SNMS that he as been out there for quite a while, although I must admit I only … “ShemyB – Ebilango ft Kalibba (Recap #SNMS no. 262)”

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#SNMS No. 262: This weekend on the show

This weekend on #SNMS, it’s the first Saturday of April so we shall be playing strictly Ugandan music on the show. #SNMS Guest Line-up St. Nelly Sade will be joining us to premiere his new single titled “More Vim” that features Black Boi from Ghana and Jhay Efekt. The rapper Shemy B will also be … “#SNMS No. 262: This weekend on the show”

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Canaan Gents & an ATCQ tribute [Recap #SNMS No. 261]

Canaan Gents Interview [easy_media_download url=”http://snmslive.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Canaan-Gents-Interview.mp3″ text=”Download Mp3″ force_dl=”1″] Phife Dawg Tribute [audio-clammr mp3=”http://www.snmslive.com/wp-content/uploads/SNMS-Phife-Dawg-Tribute-Mix-ThaDropout.mp3″] [easy_media_download url=”http://www.snmslive.com/wp-content/uploads/SNMS-Phife-Dawg-Tribute-Mix-ThaDropout.mp3″ text=”Download Mp3″ force_dl=”1″] Last Saturday on SNMS, the Canaan Gents paid us a visit at the Radiocity studios. If you haven’t yet heard their latest song titled “He Lives”, you can get it right here. Canaan Gents interview and a … “Canaan Gents & an ATCQ tribute [Recap #SNMS No. 261]”

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This weekend on #SNMS no. 261

It’s Easter! And in keeping with the spirit of the season, we are hosting gospel acapella group, Canaan Gents for the premiere of the new single titled “He Lives”. If you don’t know about Canaan gents, shame on you! We will also be paying our respects to Phife Dawg by doing a 1-hour special Tribe … “This weekend on #SNMS no. 261”

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Big Tril drops the video for his single “Sumo Mi” featuring Ujay

The rapper Big Tril without a doubt had a good 2015, with the campaign for his forthcoming album “Trilogy” including the very successful single “Pretty Girls”, in addition to “Sumo Mi” and “Batuwulira”. The rapper hasn’t fallen short when it comes to the video side either, going as far as getting airplay on continental TV … “Big Tril drops the video for his single “Sumo Mi” featuring Ujay”

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Canaan Gents usher in the Easter season with their new single “He Lives”

[whatsapp url=”http://snmslive.com/canaan-gents-he-lives-download/” title=”Check this out!”] He Lives Download [easy_media_download url=”http://snmslive.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/He-Lives.mp3″ text=”Download Mp3″ force_dl=”1″]   A while back, the acapella group Canaan Gents joined us on #SNMS for the release of their single titled “Sing”. They went on to follow it up with “Azaalidwa” and another song called “Nkwagala” that features Benezeri in an effort to … “Canaan Gents usher in the Easter season with their new single “He Lives””

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Radiocity’s McKenzie interviews Anne Kansiime about her debut one-woman show

[whatsapp url=”http://snmslive.com/anne-kansiimes-debut-one-woman-show/” title=”Check this out!”] Anne Kansiime Interview [easy_media_download url=”http://snmslive.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Anne-Kansiime-Interview.mp3″ text=”Download Mp3″ force_dl=”1″]   From humble career beginnings with Theatre Factory, the actress/comedian, Anne Kansiime has been on an upward journey in the field of comedy for a while now. After appearing on several TV shows like Barbed Wire, U-Turn and MiniBuzz on NTV, all … “Radiocity’s McKenzie interviews Anne Kansiime about her debut one-woman show”

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