Breakthrough Of Seebah Karungi As The First Uganda Female To Own Record Album

Breakthrough Of Seebah Karungi As The First Uganda Female To Own Record Album

Updated on August 17, 2023 15:02 PM by Andrew Koschiev

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Seebah Karungi, the queen of East African music, shocks the entire world by becoming the first-ever female to retain her own record album

Seebah Karungi is an award-winning singer who has shocked East African music to its core. The popularity of Seebah Karungi cannot go unnoticed even before revealing her own album. She is widely known in Africa for her powerful vocal and groundbreaking style.

 For the youth of Uganda and beyond, she is extensively known for setting the trend with her bold fashion choices.

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Early Life Of The Artist

Seebah Karungi was born in Uganda in 1989. From an early age, she was passionate about music and writing songs of her own. 

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To pursue her interest, in 2011, Seebah Karungi set up her career. By joining the all-girl group, Kampala Girls, she begins her career as a professional musician.

Her talent couldn’t go unnoticed in her group. She even got the chance to perform some solos during her career in the group. By releasing her debut in 2014, Tukuza, her popularity improved among her fans and critics.

Proving Her Talent To The World

In 2017, Seebah Karungi’s career as a singer really progressed from the underground to mainstream success. She released her second album, Queen Karma, which became the biggest hit in East Africa. 

Her album, especially the single hit ‘Ice-cream’ turned Seebah Karungi into a bankable singer. Across Uganda and Kenya, her album became an anthem.

Seebah Karungi expresses her excitement about introducing her album saying, “It’s finally time for me to mentor my own artists. I’m proud to announce that your Queen now owns a music label.”

This achievement also includes the introduction of the “Karma Hitmaker talent search.” To uplift the industry’s raw talent and give opportunity to those who deserve it. This milestone album and talent search will help in nurturing future music superstars.

Her diligence in helping others is also well-known. She spoke about women’s empowerment and showed her support to young musicians to achieve their dreams throughout her career.

Climbing The Ladder Of Success

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These successes made Seebah more resilient toward progressing her career as a professional musician. She has collaborated with numerous artists such as Kampala Boys, Charly and Nina, and many others. 

These successful collaborations are well-appreciated by her fans across Africa. All these events contribute to establishing a strong position in East Africa as the first female premier artist.

Let’s hold a light on the numerous awards received by Seebah over her 12-year journey as a musician. In 2017, at the AFRIMMA Awards, she got nominated for Best Female Artist. Even in 2020’s Pearl Africa Music Awards, she won the Best Female Artist award in Uganda.

Though, Seebah has kept her personal life private. But, this 30-year-old raw talent is assumed to be single with no children. 

In 2021, she left Team No Sleep which was a record label owned by artist manager and entrepreneur, Jeff Kiwanuka. Rumours indicate the lack of interest in this label from the manager made Seebah leave the label. 

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