BIRTHDAY: Singer Eddy Kenzo turns 27 years today


By Waiswa Brian

Edrisa Musuuza known professionally by his stage name Eddy Kenzo,today celebrates his 27th birthday. Kenzo is an award winning Ugandan dance-hall musician. He is best known for his 2014 song “Sitya Loss”Kenzo was born in Masaka, a town in the central region of Uganda. He lost his mother at age 5 and would go on to live a street life for 13 years,another reason why he should cherish his birthday. After high school, he adopted the stage name Eddy Kenzo and began writing music. In 2008, he was featured in the popular song “Yanimba” by Mikie Wine.His breakthrough 2010 song, “Stamina”, was met with critical acclaim and was used as a theme song for Yoweri Museveni’s presidential campaign.He released the album Ogenda Kunzisa in 2012. In 2013, he released Kamunguluze and toured the United States. The song “Sitya Loss” became his most popular song to date, and a video of Ugandan boys dancing to the song went viral. Its success led to the launching of a petition to have the dancing children appear on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Kenzo released the album Sitya Loss in May 2014.