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Beyonce’s ‘Black Is King’ Is The Fans’ Favorite Production Since The Dawn Of The Year

Beyonce’s much-awaited visual album finally dropped on Friday, July 31, 2020 and it has since been making quite a cloudburst of buzz.

According to Billboard, music fans voted in a poll published last week, choosing Beyoncé‘s stunning new visual album on Disney+ as their favorite new music release from the past week.

“Black Is King” is a labor of love. It is my passion project that I have been filming, researching and editing day and night for the past year. I’ve given it my all and now it’s yours — Beyonce

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Canadian Rapper Drake Breaks Billboard Record

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Canadian Rapper Drake

Drake has broken the record for the most top 10 singles in the history of the US Billboard Chart.

Canadian Rapper, Drake Breaks Billboard Record

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Anne-Marie Premiers “To Be Young” featuring Doja Cat

“This is a dream,” a fan commented on Anne-Marie’s YouTube platform. But it is true though; She is collaborating with the sassy Doja Cat.

On Friday, July 17, 2020, the pair’s new “To Be Young” video was premiered officially on her YouTube channel.

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The Rationale Of “Beef” In Uganda’s Music Industry

The exact cause of the endless fights and bickering in Uganda’s music circles is hard to put your hands on. Continue reading The Rationale Of “Beef” In Uganda’s Music Industry

Top Tips to Hitting The Big Time In The Music Industry

Like anywhere else, when you want to make it big in the business, discipline becomes the principal thing. It’s literally impossible to get far while the elements of good work ethic are overlooked.
By the same token, music is a very challenging industry especially when you’re a tenderfoot looking forward to [an] admittance to the prime time spot.

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Why Dancehall Is The Most Predominant Beat In Uganda

Dancehall music in Uganda is sculpted after Jamaican Dancehall. It has been one of the most influential styles of music in the Ugandan music industry for the better part of the last two (2) decades.

The style of music is very similar to the Jamaican style and so like all imported genres, the only major difference is in the language used. Although most dancehall artists will perform in their local language, in this case Luganda, Swahili as well as try to mimic Jamaican patois every now and then.

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Uganda’s Popular Music Even Being Synonymous To “Afro-beat” Is Still Not Defined

Ugandan pop connotes Ugandan Urban Music. As opposed to being a collection of many in-style genres, in Uganda, pop strictly refers to a specific style or sound, also known as afro-beat.

What is common and more precise, for that matter, is that pop music survives on a myriad of renditions – as the genre is sort-of still in a mode of experimentation to have to define what Uganda popular music should sound like.

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Why “Kadongokamu” Will Always Be One Of Uganda’s Best Contemporary Music Innovations

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Uganda’s Kadongokamu singer: Mathias Walukagga

The nomenclature Kadongokamu, sometimes Kadongo Kamu, is a Ganda expression and it literally means “Little Guitar”.

It is known to be a tune of the middle 1900s. It is the renaissance genre of contemporary music in Uganda.

Whereas Africa’s amusement heritage was always enormous, when the continent opened up to the outside world, perceptions and attitudes were so predisposed to influences – some good, and among them, the music prospect.

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Let’s Try To Make Sense Of The Traditional Music Of Uganda In The Present Times

Traditional Music still boasts as the only not so tainted genre of music in Uganda, even after decades of world art intrusion.

This though is not to purport, in any way, that Cultural music has totally been immune to any sorts of peripheral invasion. It’s simply to observe that it has held on to its classical flavor.

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Who’s A Professional Musician?

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East Africa’s singing duo: Radio & Weasel do their thing on stage at Coke Studio Africa

If you ran into any regular Ugandan musician now and probed if they were professional musicians, they would reply “yes” at once.

If you stuck at it to ask how they could possibly bear out the same, you’d unequivocally be astonished at how unapprised most of them are about what a professional musician should be like. Continue reading Who’s A Professional Musician?

Here’s Why The Slick Nature Of World Music Makes It “Local Music From Out There”

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MWOYO SENSATION: Maurice Kirya

Many Ugandan music lovers, over the years, have marveled in silence what sort of music it is that so consummately embraces synchronizations of traditional art and that which is foreign moreover coming out with such sound so conspicuously original while at the same time fathomable and intuitive! Continue reading Here’s Why The Slick Nature Of World Music Makes It “Local Music From Out There”

Rihanna Outs New Ballad For Which You’re Inclined To Redefine Her

“Sledgehammer,” is the new single released by RnB/Pop Sensation, Rihanna, and it is straight down an out-of-the-box firework. Continue reading Rihanna Outs New Ballad For Which You’re Inclined To Redefine Her