Last Friday, artistes from across the board converged at Jahazi Pier Munyonyo, to discuss the proposed Stage, Plays and Public Entertainment Act.
The meeting was convened by Edrisa Musuza better known as Eddie Kenzo.
During their deliberations, Kenzo told fellow artistes that as they have decided to join forces to challenge the said Act, which criminalises performing for less than 60 minutes and more than two hours, they should expect ‘something that will disrupt their unity.’
In Kenzo’s argument, someone was bound to interrupt this harmony and respect among the artistes in these trying times when the government plans to kill the arts industry.
Among the major discussants in the meeting included Dr Hilderman, John Segawa, Ronald Mayinja, Catherine Kusasira, Mesach Semakula, and Nubian Li among others.
As they left, very few thought that the disruption would come within the next 24 hours after a government leaning musician vowed to release videos of people who ‘abuse the President yet they ate his money.’
The first culprit was People Power artiste Hillary Kiyaga aka Dr Hilderman who was outted by Bebe Cool in a 2016 video while signing for Shs2,000,000.
Artistes on Bebe Cool’s list allegedly include, King Saha, Chameleone, Pastor Wilson Bugembe, Haruna Mubiru among others who featured on Tubonga Nawe project in 2016.
Bebe Cool’s blackmail comes at a time several artistes have run away from NRM to join Bobi Wine’s People Power.
On his part Dr Hilderman agreed being a National Resistance Movement die hard for the past years, and doing several campaigns for the ruling party but he has switched sides and Bebe has to deal with it.
And although Dr Hilderman came out to rubbish Bebe Cool’s stunt, truth is the video has revived the Tubonga Nawe saga to haunt artistes who shared a percentage of President Museveni’s Shs400 million and steer the discussion away from the proposed Act.
If you are looking for the divisive party in Kenzo’s ‘prophesy’, look no further.
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