Yesterday, 21st January 2022, contemporary multi-award-winning Ugandan Afro-Soul artist Kenneth Mugabi released his much-acclaimed ‘People Of the Land’ album on digital streaming platforms via Black Market Records.
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The “Nkwegomba” star’s new album features 23 tracks including one bonus track as well as three collaborations with top Ugandan artists.
The release follows a record sale of 50 premium physical copies at $100. The Premium copies are still available for sale on request at the same price, according to the artiste.
Speaking to Tower Post Entertainment, Kenneth Mugabi said, official visuals for the songs on the album shall be released on YouTube in due course one after the other. ‘People of the Land’, which is a tell-tale of Ugandan stories and day-to-day issues affecting Ugandans, is out on all music streaming channels.
Take a deep dive into the body of art and you will realize that Kenneth is addressing issues like domestic violence, girl child empowerment, climate change, and others with a blend of traditional and modern musical instruments.
Mugabi says that he personally wrote all the amazing songs and production was supervised by ace producer Joseph Arinaitwe.
Catch a thorough listen to the million-dollar album here.
WHO IS KENNETH MUGABI?
Now, although Kenneth is an outstanding musician, some people probably know too little about him and that’s why KET is here to unravel who this talent really is.
Kenneth Mugabi Kenneth Mugabi is a gifted songwriter and a soulful performer. His rich unique voice and his ability to write beautiful Afro-soul music make him a unique and enjoyable performer to watch. Kenneth Mugabi’s music is an African version of neo-soul. He blends his guitar and tube fiddle playing into his music to create a unique background sound for his rich vocals. Kenneth Mugabi first caught public attention as one of the top contestants in the Coke-rated Next Uganda competition. He has since been featured in many performances on a national platform. From serenading the country on National TV for the valentines show to doing performances with top local acts like Qwela and performing on the same stage with international acts like Joel Sebunjo and Ali Keita. Kenneth Mugabi released his debut album Kibunomu which spawned the viral hit Naki.
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