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Music of Uganda

Uganda, is now ranked number three in Africa as far as music and entertainment is concerned. Uganda is home to over 65 different ethnic groups and tribes, and they form the basis of all indigenous music. The Baganda, being the most prominent tribe in the country, have dominated the culture and music of Uganda over the last two centuries. The first form of popular music to arise out of traditional music was the Kadongo Kamu style of music, which arose out of traditional Ganda music. From the 80 till early 90z, Kadongo Kamu was dominatet by musicians such as Peterson Mutebi, Dan Mugula, Sebaduka Toffa, Fred Sonko, Livingstone Kasozi, Fred Masagazi, Baligidde, Abuman Mukungu, Gerald Mukasa, Sauda Nakakaawa, Matia Luyima, Herman Basudde, Livingstone Kasozi and Paulo Kaffero music genres drew from Kadongo Kamu, making it the most influential style of music in Uganda. Bebe Cool Chameleone Rema Namakula Eddy Kenzo Irene Ntale Sheebah Karungi Grace Nakimera A Pass David Lutalo Lydia Jazmine Philly Lutaaya Wilson Bugembe Aziz Azion Levixone Maurice Kirya Angella Katatumba Desire Luzinda Paulo Kafeero Jemimah Sanyu Mariam Ndagire Jimmy Katumba Allan Toniks Rachael Magoola Rabadaba Fred Masagazi Vampino Peter Miles Sera Isaiah Katumwa Viboyo Henry Tigan Papa Cidy Elly Wamala Giovanni Kiyingi Michael Ross Kakooza Nick Nola Moses Matovu Madoxx Saba Saba Sylver Kyagulanyi Sam Gombya Holy Keane Amooti Mad Ice Frank Mbalire AK 47 Mayanja Mac Elvis Benon Mugumbya Exodus Zari Hassan Flex D'Paper Christopher Evans