Finally the battle lines have been officially drawn as the date for the battle of Jamaica’s top dance hall artistes Konshens real names Gerfield Spence and Busy Signal real names Glendale Goshia Gordon has been confirmed. Ladies and gentlemen, mark this date on your calendar for Friday 28th of August is set to be an important date on the entertainment calendar of Uganda as all roads will lead to The Lugogo Cricket Oval for Uganda’s biggest music battle ever
Jamaican dance-Hall star Konshens known for ‘Gyal a Bubble’ who has been to Kampala before will battle compatriot Busy Signal of the ‘Bedroom Bully’ fame in a show dubbed “Dance with Champions concert.”
And to make things even better, Crown Beverages Limited (CBL) under its flagship brand PEPSI, has today announced a Shs. 200 million sponsorship for the event making the refreshing brand the official sponsor. The sponsorship will be broken down inform of cash for, Publicity, refreshments and other logistics during the event.
While unveiling the sponsorship package at a press briefing at Sheraton Hotel today, Mr Jeff Ssekandi the Customer Marketing Manager CBL, said sponsoring the Konshens and Busy Signal concert fits well with Pepsi’s Live For Now brand promise.
“Pepsi has decided to sponsor the Konshens and Busy Signal concert, which will undoubtedly be the biggest and greatest concert of the year, because it is a perfect fit between Live For Now, a belief shared amongst all its fans and what the international music stars live for.” Ssekandi said.
“Konshens and Busy Signal are an extremely talented and ambitious duo. They have shown their skill on sage and in music circles, they demonstrated professionalism and dedication; some of the attributes Pepsi lives by” he added.
The concert will also feature top local artistes and according to organisers there will be lots of Pepsi goodies to be won as well as concert tickets for lucky customers.
Both Kanshens and Busy Signal are Pepsi Brand ambassadors in Jamaica. www.chano8.com will bring you more updates as they unfold.