After recording the official World Cup song with American RnB singer Jason Derulo alongside other artistes, unconfirmed information was all over the media outlets that fast rising multi-talented artiste Ykee Benda was going to perform at the at the function prior to the opening match of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. On the contrary, the truth later came out and it was that Benda had not been booked to perform
When Benda broke the news that he was not going to perform, fans were left surprised on how someone who had been hyped for months that was he was going to represent for Uganda at football’s biggest tournament could finally fail.
The ‘Farmer’ hit singer however cleared the air saying that the media confused the fans confirming that he was set to perform at World Cup yet all he was offered was just an all expenses free tour to go watch the final live in Luzhniki Stadium which doubles as the national stadium of Russia
He left Uganda on Wednesday the 11th of July for Russia and after his arrival in ‘Vladimir Putin land’, Ykee Benda filled social media with photos and videos of himself slaying it on the streets of Moscow. Before the start of the final match between France and Croatia on Sunday the 15th of July, Ykee posted a photo of himself clad in a blue T-shirt bearing a photo of the national flag of France which was a justification that he was team France
On top of that, Ykee put Ug Shs 2 million at stake for the first person to give him the right prediction of the France and Croatia match. Whoever the winner is, the money will be handed to him or her on Tuesday after Benda lands.
Here is a compilation of videos and photos of how Ykee Benda spent his time in Russia.