It is sixteen days to the big do. The Club Mega Fest is around the corner and as usual we bring to you profiles of the artists set to perform at the concert. Today we look at a young and promising talent who is set to share the stage with international stars Shaggy, Mafikizolo, Burna Boy and Patra.
After a journey that started way back in Kawempe ghettos, and took him to Chameleone’s Leone Island, then Big Talent Entertainment, finally Big Eye has arrived with his own crew and label Big Musik Entertainment. Big Eye real names Ibrahim Mayanja says he is now ready to move onto the big stage.
After a successful album launch of ‘Ekikumi-Physically fit’ at the Freedom City on Entebbe road, the shy deep voiced ‘Sula indicator’ singer is now set to rub shoulders with the big boys. He is among a selected star studded cast of local talent set to feature with the inertaional stars. The lineup includes the likes of Jose Chameleone, Bebe Cool and Cindy
“I did a trial album launch in 2009 in Luwero, Kasangati and some towns in the outskirts of Kampala. It was very successful for the target audience. However i took my time to do research and record good music and now I feel it is the right time to hit the big stage. I am physically fit and ready”. A buoyant Big Eye told Chano8 before the concert.
Big Eye rose to fame when he released his hit song ‘Indicator’ in 2009 followed by hits like ‘Muzibe’, ‘Mango juice’, ‘Going Higher’, ‘Guweddeko’ and ‘Phone busy’. Before, he recorded ‘Indicator’, Big Eye had already recorded a lyrically strong song titled ‘Oyagala Ani’ featuring his brother Big Chief.
Now armed with a fresh 8-track album, he is ready to entertain his ever growing fan base His message in his songs is always simple and direct; Love, live life and enjoy!
He has songs like Indicator, ‘Mango juice’, ‘Ekikumi’, ‘Home is the best’, ‘Kingereza’, ‘Nkomawo’, ‘Nkyuse’, ‘Physically fit’, ‘Phone busy,’ ‘Sweet sweet’, ‘Going Higher’, among others, that he will perform come 20th September in Namboole stadium.