By Ronald Kabuye
Ugandan musicians have gone bear knuckles at government and people who despise them to the extent of killing them.
It all started after Dr. Jose Chameleon allias Joseph Mayanja who was dressed in a military attire declared a war on all those that have turned it into a habit to undermine, mistreat, despise and beat up Musicians to death.
“we are fade up, at first it was my brother A.K 47, then Danz ku Mapeesa and now Mowzey Radio. Let Radio be the last person because whoever comes our way he or she will also be taken to his ancestral home” Chameleon said
Adding that it’s the major reason he fought the disrespectful mourners at a vigil at the Radio’s home in Makindye division Kampala.
In the same way young brother Pallaso lashed at government for not doing enough to promote and help the Music Industry.
Pallaso who was also in a military attire asserted that government has neglected the Music Industry to the extent that themselves, families and the children of the late do not benefit from the musicians works.
“I Reteirate and want to tell government that we are fade up of giving us caskets and cars during our burial yet you are not doing anything to help us benefit from our sweats. I want this appeal to go straight to the head of the state president Museveni.” said Pallaso.
He however called on the Music fans to cooperate with musicians so as to provide security for each other.
Dr. Hilderman alias Hillary Kiyaga who spoke on behalf of the Uganda Musicians Assocciation didn’t not spare the Uganda performing rights society for not fighting for the musicians rights and yet they earn a lot from them.
In the same way the Kenyan member of parliament and singer Jaguar called on government to do everything possible to bring the culprit to book.
He also comforted Weasel who has been singing with radio that their work with radio will never perish thus he should embrace the new beginning.
Moses Radio’s Mother Margret Jane Kasubo who was helpless cursed the person who caused the death of his child.
He described his son as a kind person who helped everyone in the family and outside family.
In the same way one of the wives to the deceased and also Musician Lilian Mbabazi who could not gather energy to speak further appealed to God to rest his husband in eternal peace.
Weasel alias Douglas Mayanja words did not differ from those of Lilian Mbabazi.
Radio who has been laid to rest at his ancestral home in Nakawuka Kagga wakiso district was beaten by a bouncer at the Da bar in entebbe municipality a one Troy who is still at large.
By Ronald Kabuye