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General-Valsero Cameroonian Celebs Featured politics 

General Valsero Abandoned by His Music Comrades

Music is not only about entertainment and this has been proven in many instances where we find musicians in jail because of their stance against those in power. There are many of them spending jail time because they protested or demanded for social justice – poverty, social inequality, political oppression, and others. On the other hand, many have found themselves in prison because of their regrettable behavior. I am not talking about these ones in particular although some of them… Read More
President Museveni News politics 

Bobi Wine Considers Challenging President Museveni Next Elections

Ugandan legislator for Kyandondo East, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, known by his stage name Bobi Wine may be challenging President Museveni in the next presidential elections in the country. The dancehall artiste, politician and founder of the People Power Movement in a video interview with CCN mentioned that his team and him considering standing against President Museveni in the coming elections. Read Also: Bobi Wine Named in Foreign Policy’s 2019 Global Thinkers “Well this question has come up so many times,… Read More
2019 Global Thinkers Entertainment News politics 

Bobi Wine Named in Foreign Policy’s 2019 Global Thinkers

Robert Kyagulanyi popularly known by his stage name Bobi Wine has been named alongside other big names in the “2019 Global Thinkers” list by Foreign Policy magazine. Bobi Wine features among the likes Jack Ma – Co-founder and executive chairman of Alibaba, Christine Lagarde, Fareed Zakaria, Bill and Melinda Gates, Jeff Bezos, Prime Minister of New Zealand – Jacinda Ardern and many other big names. Celebrating its 10th anniversary providing an annual list of 100 Global Thinkers, this years edition… Read More
Tuliyambala Entertainment News politics 

Bobi Wine’s “Tuliyambala Engule” Banned, Police Says Residents Drink a Lot When it is Played

Ugandan Police Bans Bobi Wine’s “Tuliyambala Engule” From Playing in Public Places Bobi Wine’s latest music video Tuliyambala Engule featuring many other popular Ugandan musicians suffers another clumsy one, this time from the government after Pastor Bugembe said he regrets being part of the song. This time around, news reports say police in the Kyotera district have ordered for the song not to be played in bars and public places within the district. According to PML Daily, bars in the… Read More
Pastor Bugembe Entertainment Music News politics 

Pastor Bugembe Regrets Being Part of Bobi Wine’s Tuliyambala Engule Song

The Pastor and singer who featured in Bobi Wine’s controversial song whose official music video was released on December 31, 2018 says he wouldn’t have participated in a Bobi Wine song if he knew it would be political. Pastor Bugembe was bashed by other pastors for taking part in a political song that distorted a Christian hymn for political gains according to them. This came after Bobi Wine was accused of ‘political opportunism’ by Church leaders in Uganda. They said… Read More
political musicians Deep Music politics 

Sellouts: Music, Politics, Revolution and Legacy

Political musicians, Musicians Who Sing For Their Stomachs Rather Than to Impact The Society. Today, we have more of political musicians who sing solely for fame and their stomachs. There are actually two types of political musicians; One uses his/her music to influence politics and policies, while politic influences the music and policies of the other. Political expressions through music and songs have been part of many cultures and countries in the world. I can remember the likes of South Africa during… Read More
Enkuuka Entertainment News politics 

Bobi Wine Attends Enkuuka Fête, Tells Youths to Rise Against Bad Leadership

After his Boxing Day One Love Beach show along the shores of Lake Victoria in Busaabala shores was blocked by police and the army, Bobi Wine beat the odds and received cheers from fans when he climbed the stage to perform at the Enkuuka show. The show that took place at Lubiri Palace in Mengo was organized by the Kingdom of Buganda’s radio station, Central Broadcasting Service. Bobi Wine whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi is not only a singer… Read More
Bobi Wine political musicians Entertainment politics 

Bobi Wine – A Name That Inspires Change In Uganda

Bobi Wine, A Name That Inspires Change in Uganda was first published in a series on Iyunade Blog Facebook Page “Musical innovation is full of danger to the whole state, and ought to be prohibited. When modes of music change, the fundamental laws of the state always change with them,” Plato. That’s how we ended the last post. As I said, the above quote by Plato looks more like a warning. However, it is a wakeup call for artistes who… Read More
One Love Beach Entertainment News politics 

Uganda: Police Block Bobi Wine’s Concert, Seal One Love Beach

A Bobi Wine Boxing Day concert that was supposed to take place at the One Love Beach in Busabala has been stopped and the area sealed by the Ugandan Police. Emilian Kayima, police spokesperson had earlier announced the ban. “The situation at One Love Beach is tense. It has been turned into a war zone. As if the raid last night wasn’t enough, this morning they blocked the roads leading to the Beach and announced that our #Boxing_Day show is… Read More
Boko Haram News politics 

Buhari: Politics is the Root Cause of Boko Haram Activities in Nigeria

The Nigerian President, Mohammadu Buhari has said the activities of Boko Haram is caused by politics, noting that the military alone is not capable of putting a stop to the insurgency. Boko Haram insurgency began in 2009 when the group launched an armed rebellion against the government of Nigeria. The group is now considered as the worlds deadliest group based on the number of people it has killed. During Buharis inaugural speech in 2015, the president said the most immediate… Read More