As it had been anticipated by many to be a great partying evening, Friday 28th September didn’t disappoint. It had electrifying performances from a prearranged line up with impeccable names of musicians and Deejays on it for the TidalxMTN Ware house party that was featuring Jamaica’s Reggae and Dancehall artiste Kranium and Nigeria’s Dj Spinall who undeniably according to the words and posts of party goers on to their social media pages, exceeded the revelers’ expectations throughout the night.
The party started at 7pm as there were performances from the dynamic deejay duo of Slick Stuart and Roja, Bennie Gunter, and it latter would be a cheerful moment for many when Kranium and Dj Spinall set their feet on stage as the main acts of the night.
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We also have pictures;
Revelers at the party
Miss Deedan on stage
DJ Spinall’s Moments on stage
Kranium during his performance
Photo Credit: Kab Derrick
Thursday 27th September, MTN Uganda and Tidal, a global music streaming platform hosted musicians, Deejays,Music Producers,promoters and artiste managers for a Digital revolution conference at the third street based The Square Place.
The ethos of the conference was to share ideas from industry thought affiliates who have gained much from the revolution and to guide,empower Ugandan musicians and producers on how to manage their digital music rights,copyrights, contracts and digital music marketing in this new generation where the world of music has evolved following the change in digital and technology advancements and how artistes can take on the opportunities and overcome the challenges to ensure an optimal and a successful journey in their careers.
Nigeria’s Sodamola Oluseye Desmond aka DJ SPINALL and Jamaica’s Kemar Donaldson popularly known as Kranium made an appearance at the conference where they addressed the participants and networked freely with them. The duo will perform live at the TidalxMTN Ware house set for today starting 7pm.
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Tuff B giving his remarks during the conference
MTN Uganda’s Olivier Prentout was in the building for the conference
The living legend Ragga Dee was also in attendance
Kranium at the event
The Audience at the conference
The Mith and Denzel
Beenie Gunter having a chat with Talent Africa’s Aly
Afrah, a renown artiste manager was also at the conference
Exodus during an interview with Denzel
Nigeria’s DJ Spinall
As he is set to perform live in Uganda on September 28th at the MTNxTidal concert, today MTN Pulse will profile the Jamaican reggae artiste Kranium to expound more on the artiste’s extraordinary musical career.
Who is Kranium?
Kranium alias Kemar Donaldson Born on August 12th 1990 is a Jamaican reggae and dancehall singer better known for his hit single “Nobody Has To Know” that he released in 2013 which gave him an international recognition and led him to the Atlantic Records record label. Kranium comes from a musical family with his uncle Screwdriver having been a famous reggae artist in the late 1990s.
In 2005, Kranium left his birthplace in Montego Bay, Jamaica and moved to Miami in the United States from where he started his career in reggae and dancehall music with a series of appearances in New York City and the tri-state area. like any other upcoming artiste, The ‘Nobody Has To Know’ soloist curtain raised shows for Gyptian, Serani, I-Octane and Tarrus Riley, an act that introduced him to the world.
After an intense scouting and falling in love with his talent, Atlantic Records signed Kranium and it is from there that he released his debut single titled “Nobody Has To Know.”
The song, “Nobody Has to Know”, produced by PLMR Productions, boasts over 50 Million views on YouTube and has sold more than 39,000 copies as of today peaking at no. 32 on the Reggae Digital Songs chart.
Watch the ‘Nobody Has To Know’ Video Here;
On the evening of Wednesday, September 12th 2018, Apple announced the release of its three new models of the iPhone at its annual fall product event in Cupertino, Calif.
The event started exactly at 8pm(Ugandan time) at Steve Jobs Theater with officials from the brand and the unparalleled audience as it has always been during Apple events. The event was live streamed by millions of product affiliates via different streaming platforms.
The gadgets that were announced include; the iPhone XR at a price of $749, iPhone XS at a price of $999 , iPhone XS Max at $1099 that come in three configurations: 64GB, 256GB, and 512GB plus new Apple Watches-Series 4 with a built-in ECG (Electrocardiogram)
The New Apple Watch with an in-built ECG
Starting this year, the new iPhones will have dual-SIM capacity -which caught many by surprise.
Visual representation of iPhone XR, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max as released yesterday
Watch the launch event recap here;
Swangz Avenue’s music goddess Vero Luggya popularly known by her stage name Vinka, released the music video of her “Omukwano Gwo” song on Friday 7th.
In the song, Vinka expresses selfless love to her partner and assures him how they will love each other forever as she was quoted saying “Kwata bwo kwata wona ndi bwa kabaka bwo, And you know that I love you,
Ndi mukwano gwo”
Shot in Mombasa Kenya, the music video was directed by Aaronaire on Set,who is arguably one of the undisputed Video Directors Uganda is blessed with.
Watch Video Here;