The past couple of weeks saw the best male and female deejays in Arua, Mbarara and Fort Portal get awarded and the UG Mix Maestro competition which kicked off a few months back headed to Jinja yesterday Saturday the 22nd of September.
The competition was held at Trans Africa on Saturday night and gates were opened as early as 7 PM.
This is a platform to recognize and celebrate the unique talent that deejays have to offer and it will set a foundation to professionalize the Ugandan DJ industry and celebrate and honour DJ’s contribution to Uganda’s music industry.
The regionals have featured DJ battles by the best DJ talent within the region. Entry into the competition is open to all and completely free. For the audience, there are also a number of prizes courtesy of Uganda Waragi up for grabs in addition to cheering on your favourite DJ.
The best Female/Male DJ’s from all the 5 regional competitions will then tussle it at the finale which will be held at Golf Course Hotel on 6th October. The grand prize up for grabs is a DJ set worth over shs5m and 1 million shillings.
Other award categories include best (Radio, TV, Events, Night life & Gospel DJ of the year. These will receive an accolade and 1 million shillings each. Some of the DJ’s nominated for the awards include DJ’s Slick Stuart, Roja, Nimrod, Ali Breezy, Beats, Selector Jay, to mention but a few.