Have you met Sewaya Bruno aka Ezzey Brezzie? He a Ugandan aged 22; a student at Makerere university pursuing a Bachelors’ in Journalism and Communication and also a music writer and a song artist. On LinkmeUg Generation Next, young artists get the opportunity to tell Ugandans about themselves.
Ezzey Brezzie: I am a born of Mbarara district, but grew up in Gayaza; my birthday is 29th April. My hobbies are listening to music, watching movies and wrestling; actually as I child, I fought a lot and always played soldier games.
How were you discovered?
Ezzey Brezzie: That was way back in my form 2. I loved writing hiphop lyrics they occupied me all the time.
Who inspired you to pursue a dream in music?
Ezzey Brezzie: Squizecut, my sister Anitta and my mates they always trusted me with music and encouraged me. My preference is Hip-hop.
Which songs have produced since you began?
Ezzey Brezzie: I have been a co-writer of Squizecut’s music like Gimme the dance, from a distance and many more songs. My songs can be found youtube, soundcloud and reverbnation and i do giggs too.
Where do you see yourself in the competition?
Ezzey Brezzie: I see myself at the same race with the likes of Neyo’s Fettywap and many more.
What is that one thing people would be surprised to know about you?
Ezzey Brezzie: I may seem to joke a lot but always mean business.
What is that one thing you wished you knew when you were younger?
Ezzey Brezzie: I always asked myself why some stars in the sky always moved and yet others were static.
What did you hate at school?
Ezzey Brezzie: I always hated debate in school
what do you spend your money on?
Ezzey Brezzie: Gadgets like phones,watches and hanging out.
Do you believe in love at first sight?
Ezzey Brezzie: I don’t.
What do you do when you are not active in music?
Ezzey Brezzie: I hang out with my buddies and doing my work as a production assistant with Acheonex media [production company]
On the future
Where do you see yourself after 5 years?
Ezzey Brezzie: I see me beyond the limit.
What advice do you give to future musicians and song writers?
Ezzey Brezzie: They should love what they do with passion and listen to their elders in the industry and lets avoid ‘bubble gum’ music.
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