Added: Feb 08, 2014
Edrisah Musuuza, popularly known as Eddy Kenzo is a Ugandan native whose life story is nothing short of magical.
At the tender age of 4, Eddy lost his mother who meant everything to him, he was forced into living as a street kid for more than 13 years because he did not know where his father was. As a homeless child he had to survive on the streets on his own because he did not know anyone from both sides of his family and music was his safe haven.
Eddy Kenzo has gotten three breakthroughs in the music industry, his freshman hit was a song titled ‘Yanimba’ in 2008 in Uganda. Secondly ‘Stamina’ was a mega hit across the East African community and was even used by the President of Uganda for his political campaign, as well as other political parties. Thirdly, ‘Sitya Loss’ is a viral sensation, released in 2014 that introduced Eddy to an International audience that averages 100,000 views per day.
This song has garnered millions of views and has been shared by prominent celebrities like Ellen Degeneres, Puff Daddy, Akon, Ronaldinho, Tevin Cambell, Sanaa Lathan and so many more worldwide.
Award Recognition List 2014/2015:
Viewer’s choice international artiste of the year- BET Awards 2015
African artiste of the year – Nigerian Awards 2015
Best Video of the year – Nigerian Awards 2015
East African artiste of the year – Kunde Awards Burkina Faso 2015
Best Music Video – Uganda Entertainment Awards 2015
Artist of the Year – Zzina Awards 2015
Best Male Artist – Zzina Awards 2015
Best Use Of Social Media by Artiste – Hipipo Music Awards 2015.
Best Video of the year – African Entertainment Awards USA 2015
Best Male artiste of the year – African Entertainment Awards USA 2015
Most stylish Male celebrity – Abraynz Style and Fashon Awards 2015
African golden virtual award winner -2015
Rising Star Awards – Song and Video of the Year 2014/2015
Best Collaboration – AFRIMMA Awards 2015 Nominee
Inspirational Song – AFRIMMA Awards 2015 Nominee
Best Male East Africa – AFRIMMA Awards 2015 Nominee
Artist of the Year – AFRIMMA Awards 2015 Nominee
Best Upcoming Artist-AFRIMMA Awards 2014 Nominee
Channel O – Best East African Artist Nominee 2014
(IRAWMA) International Reggae and World Music Awards 2014 Nominee
Some of the international platforms Eddy has performed in include SXSW 2015 (Austin, Texas) Africa Cup of Nations 2015 (opening and closing ceremony) in Guinea Equatorial, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Cameroon and so many more.