BET Award-winning Artiste Edrisah Musuuza alias Eddy Kenzo has today opened on his much-anticipated music album dubbed Made In Africa. The singer is set to release the album on the 30th of April, 2021. He believes this project will be one if not the best works he has ever released in his entire career.
“As I was growing up I was inspired by a lot of songs and legends that I wished to be like one day, they inspired me a lot to be the musician I am today, and always looked up to them. Some of these songs made our childhood so fan that we could dance till we all get covered up in dirt/dust.
We decided to bring back the memories of three of these legends and keep their legacies moving.
I want to start by thanking Mama Monique Séka for allowing me to redo all times classic MISSOUNWA. It was a very special moment with her in the studio, too much talent from her, the guidance and advice she gave me were so important to take me far thank you, MAMA. This song holds many memories in our music industry as Africa.
Congolese music has always been unique and has been identified in Africa and all over the world. I had a chance to meet the legendary Kanda Bongo Man and he was so welcoming and kept advising me over the years, Kanda Bongoman speaks to me as his own child and guides me on how to maneuver in the industry. I thank you Mzee Kanda Bongoman for the consent to remake MONI and for being such a great father figure in my career since I met you.
The late Philly Bongoley Lutaaya is a Ugandan legend who waved the flag so high in his time and still speaks to many even in his absence, he championed the fight against HIV/AIDS when he came out as the first Ugandan to go public with his positive HIV status. He was the best of his time and his legacy has lived with us up to date. We sat with my team and thought of redoing one of his best classics Born In Africa with the aim of extending his art and legacy to a wider range of audiences, the story, and the life of Philly Bongoley Lutaaya is one that must be known far and wide.
We thank the Lutaaya family, Madam @Tezra Lutaaya and Mr Lenon Lutaaya for welcoming the idea and gave us the support we needed, your father is proud of you guys wherever he is watching us from. I thank the Big Talent Band and Jude Mugema for putting this song together and giving it the best live production.
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All these classics will feature on the Made In Africa Album which will be available on 30th April 2021
And last but not least I thank all Ugandan Musicians and stakeholders for promoting our country and culture from different parts of the country to the world.