Uganda’s next generation of talent is young, ambitious and taking music seriously. They are writing, producing, singing, and dancing. LinkmeUg is on board, promoting this talent to greater height. Meet Gully Samuel Kasumba aka Avion King, a Uganda Reggae dance hall artist, song writer, poet, and studio producer.
When and where were you born?
Avion King: 16th December in Makerere kikoni, I was a very humble child.
How were you discovered?
Avion King: I started my music career way back in primary school when I wrote 4 songs for my school, Hill side primary school.
Who inspired you to pursue a music career?
Avion King: ken omusanyusa is my mentor.
What songs have you done since you began?
Avion King: I have just released my first album called She wants sex; it’s performing well on the local count downs.
Does your music carry a particular message or it’s pure pleasure?
Avion King: My music carries a message to all the people who love music and basically the reggae dancehall listeners.
Where can we get your music?
Avion King: On the internet just google Avion King Uganda
Beside music, what are your other hobbies?
Avion King: It’s just music, music and more music but dancehall all the way and no, I am not a bathroom singer. When I am not doing music, I read the bible.
What is that one thing you wished you knew when you were younger?
Avion King: I wished I knew mathematics because I would be a super programmer in the world in fact better than Bill gates
Who would you take on a date on space and why?
Avion King: I don’t know much about love but I have crushed on Sheila Gashumba, I think since I was five.
Where do you see yourself in the competition?
Avion King: simply the best, just that people have not yet discovered me as their number one.
What advice would you give to future musicians?
Avion King: do not seat on dreams and talent make sure you make them a reality; If you have a passion in doing something, go for it.
What is that one thing people would be surprised to know about you?
Avion King: Probably that I am a practicing Christian who reads the bible regularly.
Where do you think you will be after 5 years?
Avion King: Fantasy zone.
Avion King also performs on concerts and can be contacted on facebook. Let’s support Uganda’s Next Generation of artists.
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