Edrisah Musuuza referred to expertly as Eddy Kenzo is a Ugandan vocalist and music official who is an individual from Big Talent Entertainment. He got universal consideration after the arrival of his 2014 single, “Sitya Loss” and a going with a viral video that included the Ghetto Kids. Altogether, he has discharged 4 collections, including most as of late, Roots, in 2018. Kenzo has likewise won various national and worldwide honors, including a Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award in 2018, a BET Award in 2015, and numerous All Africa Music Awards.
Early life and School Background
Kenzo was conceived as Edrisah Kenzo Musuuza in Masaka, Uganda. His mom passed on when he was 4 or 5 years old, and he went through the accompanying 13 years living to a great extent in the city of Masaka and Kampala. Initially, Kenzo tried to be an expert footballer and joined Masaka Local Council FC’s camp at age 9. He would later get a game bursary to go to Lubiri Secondary School in Masaka, yet he never completed his studies.
Eddy Kenzo Music Vocation
Kenzo started making music utilizing his stage name, Eddy Kenzo, in 2008. That year, he discharged his first melody titled “Yanimba” with Mikie Wine. In 2010, he discharged another single, “Stamina”. The tune was utilized as a topic song by numerous government officials during the 2011 Ugandan general election At the Pearl of Africa Music Awards in 2011, Kenzo was given the Best New Artist award. Kenzo likewise settled his Big Talent Entertainment record mark at an early stage in his career. He keeps on filling in as an individual from that venture.
Kenzo kept discharging new music in 2012. In 2013, he held his first show at the Kyadondo Rugby Club that year on the side of the track, “Kamunguluze”. Kenzo’s first significant universal achievement accompanied 2014’s “Sitya Loss” and the going with a collection of a similar name. A YouTube video highlighting a gathering of Ugandan kids known as the Ghetto Kids moving to the tune became a web sensation after it was shared via web-based networking media by record official, Sean Combs. Kenzo likewise began a request to win the kids an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. As of 2019, the video has gathered more than 22 million perspectives on YouTube. After the arrival of “Sitya Loss” and the collection of a similar name, Kenzo went on a concise United States visit with dancehall artist, DeMarco.
In January 2015, Kenzo performed at the initial functions of that year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea nearby Akon. He likewise performed at the competition final. Around that time, he delivered a remix to his 2014 single, “Jambole”, with a visitor appearance from Nigerian artist, Kcee. In June 2015, Kenzo was respected with the BET Award for “Watcher’s Choice Best New International Artist”. He was the primary East African craftsman to win a BET Award of any kind. In July 2015, he performed at the KigaliUp Music Festival in Rwanda’s capital. In October of that year, he discharged a remixed rendition of his melody, “Mbilo”, including Nigerian vocalist, Niniola. The first form of that tune later showed up on the soundtrack for the 2016 film, Queen of Katwe.
In December 2015, Kenzo discharged the lead single, “Soraye”, off of his subsequent collection, Zero to Hero. In March 2016, he went on a visit Africa, with stops in Kenya, Ivory Coast, Mali, and others. Later that month, he discharged Zero to Hero. Throughout the rest of 2016, Kenzo earned a composing credit on Jidenna’s “Smidgen More”, was included on the Mi Casa single “Film Star”, and won an All Africa Music Award for his “Mbilo” remix. He additionally went on another US visit late in the year. In May 2017, Kenzo was named the minister of the Kenyan Tourism Board and was selected for a comparative job in Uganda the accompanying year.
In July 2017, Kenzo went on a European visit in front of the arrival of his third studio collection, Biology, after a month. The collection highlighted visitor appearances from craftsmen like Mani Martin, Werrason, and Mi Casa, among others. It likewise highlighted the single “Celebration”, which had a going with a music video that won the Best East African Music Video Award at the Zanzibar International Film Festival. He would proceed to win two honors at that year’s All Africa Music Awards, including Best East African Male Artist. He would later give that grant alongside his 2015 BET Award to the Uganda Museum in Kampala.
In March 2018, Kenzo won a Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award as the “Most loved African Star.” In July 2018, he performed nearby Triplets Ghetto Kids at different African concerts in Canada, incorporating Afrofest in Toronto. He likewise performed at the One Africa Music Festival in Dubai later in the year. In October 2018, he discharged his fourth studio collection, Roots, which highlighted the single “Body Language”. Kenzo additionally declared a 10-year commemoration show in the festivity of his time as a melodic artist. The show occurred on 4 January 2019 in the Victoria dance hall of the Serena Hotel in Kampala. Leading up to the show, Kenzo discharged another music video for a tune from Roots every week for two months.
In March 2019, it was reported that Kenzo would be highlighted close by Triplets Ghetto Kids in an up and coming music video for American artist Chris Brown’s “Back To Love”. In April 2019, Kenzo discharged the single, “Signal” with a going with the music video.
In 2015, Kenzo propelled an altruistic association called the Eddy Kenzo Foundation. In January 2016, he enrolled Ugandan footballers, Tony Mawejje and Vincent Kayizzi, to help give merchandise to nursing moms and staff at the neighborhood Masaka emergency clinic. In July 2017, he facilitated two foundation football coordinates in Masaka and Kampala that included Victor Wanyama. The occasion brought up assets for Ugandan kids with HIV. In March 2019, he opened the Big Talent Soccer Academy in Kampala. The Academy recognizes neighborhood youth’s ability and gives instruction to help cultivate their skills.
Eddy Kenzo Individual life
Kenzo started a sentimental relationship with Ugandan chronicle musician. On 26 December 2014, Rema Namakula gave Eddy Kenzo a little girl at Paragon Hospital, in the Kampala neighborhood of Bugoloobi. Kenzo (genuine name Edrisa Musuuza), who has another girl (Maya Musuuza) from a past relationship, recognized he was the dad and named the infant Aamaal Musuuza. Kenzo and Rema broke up in mid-2019 and Rema promptly got drew into her previous specialist Dr.Hamza Ssebunya.