KAMPALA – For the lovers of Kadongo Kamu and classic genre music, the Third Edition of “Tugende Mukikadde” has defined the true epitome and value of oldies music in the company of Rebeca Jjingo and Omukujja the MC’s of the night.
While sauntering at the entrance one had a vintage feel ushered by classic apparel such cars, TVs and Radios made in the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s that attracted selfies, lovers and slayers, as they posed for pictures.
And come to the real show, Willy Mukabya proved that he’s still a star by pulling off his rendition of songs with his captivating drama on stage with his band that marvelled the audience.
“We are now old people that are expected to do mature things to depict a good example and I set up a music school to enable these youngsters learn music the way we did or even better and replace us when we are long gone,” he said.
At 9:20 pm, Angella Kalule hit the stage with a catalogue of songs such as “Malaika”, “Ani”, “Sembera”, ” Kankwekumire”, “Highway”, “Kati kiti “after which the queen of “Ushambada” Chance Nalubega clad in a white fitted dress rocked with her vibes included ; “Enugu” “amanyi lavu”, “yigga okwagala “, “abateesi” that captivated revellers as they sang along and lit up the hall with lights from their phones in memory of fallen soul crooner Moses Radio.
At 11.15pm, Betty Mpologoma thanked her fans that have stood with her since back then and are still supporting her up to now as she did acapella versions of her cliched songs with her husband Dr.Tee.
And as the night wound up, the king of reggae Maddox Sematimba climaxed the show to bring the house down with vibes such as; ” Kampala”, “Dembe”, “Omuyimbi”, “Nakatudde” ” Namagembe” that kept the audience in delirium and leaving no one complaining because there was value for money.
The show had gigantic sponsors that included; Nile Breweries, Stanbic Bank, Africell, Capital and Beat FM, NTV, Spear Motors, Silk Events and Schweppes among others.