Eddy Kenzo Biography, Music Career, Top Songs, Awards, Relationships and Net worth
16 October 2020
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How Old and Where is Eddy Kenzo from?
Artist as Singer Songwriter: Eddy Kenzo aka Young Mandela
Name: Edirisa Musuuza
Date of Birth: April 9, 1989 (31 years)
Genre: Afro beat and Dancehall
Net worth: Eddy Kenzo’s exact net worth is unknown. However, he owns mansions, plots of land and a fleet of luxurious cars.
Kenzo is a founder of Big Talent entertainment and boasts of having produced some of the best songs in Uganda, and the entire East African region. He is the founder of Eddy Kenzo Foundation; a charity group that helps the vulnerable members of society. Kenzo’s mother died while he was 4 years, forcing him to face several challenges growing up; including living in the streets. Growing up, he wanted to be a professional footballer, but shifted focus and decided to pursue music.
How did Eddy Kenzo start his music career?
Kenzo ventured into the music industry in 2008 with his debut ‘Yanimba’ featuring Mikie Wine, introducing him to the music industry. In 2010, he dropped another jam dubbed ‘Stamina’ which created a lot of buzz in Uganda and was used by several leaders as their campaign song during the 2011 Ugandan General Election. ‘Stamina’ helped create a name for Kenzo, but it was not his breakthrough song. His major breakthrough came in 2014 after he released ‘Sitya Loss’, with the video featuring a group of Ugandan children known as the Triplets Ghetto Kids, the song went viral, and put Kenzo on the global map. After that he has been releasing one hit after the other. He boasts of having produced four albums namely; Sitya Loss, Zero to Hero, Biology, and Roots.
Eddy Kenzo top songs
- Yogera Bulunji
- Mbilo Mbilo
Signings and Labels
- 2008 - Firebase Crew
- 2011 to date - Big Talent Entertainment
Eddy Kenzo Awards and nominations
- BET Awards
- Nigerian Awards
- Zzina Awards
- African Entertainment Awards USA
- HiPipo Music Awards
- Africa Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA)
- African golden virtual award winner
- Abraynz Style and Fashion Awards
- Black Canadian Awards
- Channel O Music Video Awards
- Pearl of Africa Music Awards
Eddy Kenzo's children and baby mamas
- Maya Musuuza born to Tracy Nabatanzi in 2011
- Aamal Musuuza born to Rema Namakula in 2014
Questions you asked…
- Is Eddy Kenzo married? No
- Is Eddy Kenzo dating Lydia Jazmine? No
- Was Eddy Kenzo married to Rema Namakula? No, they dated and were blessed with a kid.