It is 16 years this weekend since the music legend that is Elly Wamala breathed his last succumbin to throat cancer.
In memoriam Elly Wamala, the Uganda National Cultural Center is staging a digital concert this Friday as the organization officially launch their YouTube channel.
The concert dubbed “UNCC At Home Presents An Oline Premiere Of ELLY WAMALA CONCERT 2020” will go live on Friday, 21st August 2020 on the UNCC YOUTUBE Channel “Uganda National Cultural Centre” at 7:30 pm.
UNCC in collaboration his the late Elly Wamala’s family and lovers of music have celebrated Elly’s life since 2006.
“The selected date happens to be the eve of Elly Wamala’s passing on. UNCC@Home will stream the 2019 Memorial Concert which took place at UNCC’s main auditorium under the theme “Earning from Your Performance”,” said Mr. Ojede, UNCC Executive Director.
Elly Wamala has a rich discography with hits like Emilina, Ani Yali Amanyi, Akaana Ka Kawalya, Ebinyumu, Boda Boda, Sacramento, Leticia, Lowoza Kunze, Diana, Ani Yali Amanyi, etc.
Some of these songs have recently had covers like Rema with Lowooza Kunze, Juliana Kanyomozi with Diana, Irene Ntale with Nkole Mpakase, GNL Zamba with Ani Yali Amanyi, etc.