itemprop=”headline”>Afropalooza Festival Lives Up To Its Billing As Nigeria’s Rema Lights Up Day 1
Posted on October 9, 2022
Today marks 60 years of Uganda’s Independence and in respect of this, a few months ago Talent Africa Group in partnership with MTN and Nile Special announced to host a 2-day festival dubbed Afropalooza aimed at celebrating this day
The festival which brought together thousands of Kampalans started on Saturday the 8th of October at Lugogo Cricket Oval offering lots of fun things, without forgetting local artistes and DJs performances, and as announced, Nigerian singer Rema was the guest headlining act.
It could be told almost ‘everybody had come’ to mainly watch Rema because after the last local artiste, Navio performed, some revellers in the VIP section were heard complaining the singer was delaying to take to the stage.
The “Calm Down” hit singer finally took to stage at 11 :24 PM and kicked off his live band performance singing songs like “Are You There”, “Runaway”, “Soundgasm” among others as fans cheered him up singing to his lyrics.
Revellers started making their way to Cricket Oval as early as 5 PM ready to experience what the festival had to offer. The first set of MCs, Isaac and Viana Indie did a did a good job to hype up the little crowd as more came in.
Despite being a cold night with rain threats, the attendees had the best of enjoyments including watching exciting performances from local artistes like R’Africa , Bruce Dixon, Tracy Melon, Triggah, Ebrahim Soul’o, Byg Ben Sukuya, Tucker HD, Adrenaline Music, Flex Di Paper, Lilian Mbabazi and Sundowners, Lamu, Rickman, The Mith, Maurice Kirya, Big Tril, Beenie Gunter, Janzi Band, Vinka and lastly Navio.
The festival had a mixture of MCs, from MC Isaac and Viana, to Timothy Code, MC Kats, Sheilah Soltoft, Sheilah Gashumba and apart from artistes, live Dj performances also entertained the crowd.
Meanwhile, the Afropalooza will end on Sunday with more artistes performances from local artistes like Reggae legend Madoxx Ssematimba, Ragga Dee, Cindy and Band and the guest performers are Sautisol band from Kenya.