When we passed Mbarara on Friday evening, it had just rained
and you couldn’t blame one for keeping indoors.
But 60km north of the town, it was blazing. The rural town
of Ibanda came to life as party goers thronged the Old Taxi
Park and its neighbouring highway, which was sealed off
by Police, to rollout utl’s Extend Your Talk promotion.
Kampala-based upcoming artiste, Man Levi with his hip-hop
single Zisiwuse and utl van boy Scubie Doo drawing warmed
Then came the home boys, Black Bee and Fair J Kivumbi Man
with Ebyana Bya City.
Next, was the Fabulous Squad dancing group dressed like
soldiers, miming Boys II Men’s I promise you to a
But soon, they realised the crowd wasn’t amused and
came back dancing to local music.
The gift of the night came from singer Bebe Cool who kept
the crowd on its toes. It climaxed with Necessary Noise’s
Nazizi joining Bebe Cool to do Fire Anthem, Boom Shak atak,
David Mwesigwa, a Makerere University student, won a motorcycle
while Robert Ahimbisibwe, a shop attendant and Jamada Kasibante,
a boda boda cyclist won generators.