By Norah Mukimba
Singer Fik Fameica aka Shafik Walukagga scooped the artist of the year award at the Zzina Awards. As the singer continues to rise to the stardom, his loyal fans in the United States of America are head over heels when news landed in that he will be among the artists to headline the incoming UNAA convention scheduled to take place next month August 30th to September 2nd in Seattle Washington at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue.
Our sources in the US tells us that Ugandans in the diaspora are very eager for the day and singer Fik Fameica has made them more anxious for the day to reach. The singer has slowly gained momentum in his music career and his music is one the loved most amongst the Ugandans abroad.
This year’s edition, the fifth, served up its surprise in the Artiste Of The Year category. The winner for the Breakthrough Artist category, Fik Fameica, also walked away with the artiste of the year song.
In his category, the Kutama rapper beat Ykee Benda (Best Male Artiste), Sheebah Karungi (Best Female Artiste) and B2C (winners for Song of the Year, Best Collaboration, and Best Afro Beat Song), among others.
It is with no doubt that the most selling young artiste at the moment is Fik Fameica. He came into the music game last year with a song titled Kutama which he later followed up with Mbega Wa Baala, Mutuwulira, Byenyenya and Kutama among other hits.
All these songs have not disappointed in the music Industry and it is the reason he is performing at almost all local stages. His kind of music cuts across all ages. To prove that, on his first ever concert, former Vice president attended the show and expressed his love for the singer.