Uganda’s top music star Eddy Kenzo who won the ‘Viewer’s Choice Best New International Artist’ prize at the 2015 BET Awards has again been nominated in the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2018.
Idrisa Musuza was born in Masaka, a town in the central region of Uganda. He lost his mother at the age 5, after which he lived a street life for 13 years. From high school, he adopted the stage name Eddy Kenzo and began writing music. In 2008, he was featured in the popular song Yanimba by Mike Wine.
Eddy Kenzo’s breakthrough 2010 song, Stamina, was met with critical acclaim and was used as a theme song for President Museveni’s presidential campaign. He released the album Ogenda Kunzisa in 2012. One year later, he released Kamunguluze and toured the United States. The song Sitya Loss became his most popular song to date, and a video of the Ugandan children Triplets Ghetto Kids dancing to the song went viral.
Well the latest coming in indicate that Eddy Kenzo has been nominated for the award in the category of “African Favorite Star” in the Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards 2018 but he will have to beat Diamond Platinumz, Davido among others to make Uganda Proud.
We wish him all the Best.