By Musa Ssemwanga
Her curvy body has been compared to Winnie Nwagi while her mellifluous voice draws comparisons with Juliana Kanyomozi in Nabikoowa.
Regardless, the 22 year old singer born Irene Kobugabe insists she is treading her own musical path. Although she is fairly new in the industry, she has received the recognition that so eludes music upstarts and is a diva to watch.
She’s not too old in the industry (having started her professional career this year in February) thanks to her Star Search music label.
She was thrust in the deep end and one of her first songs was Songea featuring Jose Chameleone, which enjoys fair airplay.
Regardless of the tight competition in the Afro pop and R N B music genre, Icey Kiba has managed to record a couple of songs off her debut album “ I am in Love”
Shew is inspired by Juliana Kanyomozi and it’s so evident with her voice, stage presence and the feigned serious attitude while performing.
“I released my first single Am in Love in May 2016 off my debut album. It features songs like Kigwa leero, Byatunula,Nakutamani,Songeya Featuring Dr Jose Chameleon and Missing,” she reveals.
About new plans by her label she said its planning on unveiling her in a meet and greet setting come 15th September at Munyonyo based Cloud 9 where she has invited musical friends, Exodus and Bobi Wine.