Profile: Meet Tony Right a US based Ugandan gospel Artist
Born in Katwe a Kampala suburb, Tony grew up mostly with his mother.
The 30-year-old who is now an evangelist and a preacher of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, is married to Apostle Julie Right from Kenya.
“ We have 2 beautiful sons and also own The Worship Encounter and Revelation Centre’’ he says.
Before, he was a secular artist famously known as ‘Wiva Man’
Unlike many ugandan artists, Tony’s musical journey traces back to the church days. (Sunday School choirs)
“I used to perform with the choir at Prayer Parish Kibuye”.
It was durimg this time that he recorded a couple of albums and also rubbed shoulders with the likes of Ziza Bafana, Gift of Khado, Sizza man and others.
Currently he boasts of 10 gospel songs on which he also features his wife as a back up singer to 3 of these songs.
Such songs include, Show me the way, A go follow you and others which are available on all online streaming platforms.
First time in Studio
This was some years back with his childhood friends under their formed Trio singing group.
The S.6 drop out recalls the good times he had with music producers like Washington, Tonny Houls and a one producer JJ at Dream studios who he hails for his music success.
“I was in S.3 when i started composing my first song and a friend of mine , Isaac Jacobs for the very first time in 2005 had me in studio for my first song and a commercial advert of one of the leading telekom companies by then” .
Concerts and Endorsments
He recently launched his new album in the US and also had country tours to promote it.
“Me and my wife own a fashion line (T&J) fashions” he said.
In the start, he was challenged with knowing faces that matter in the ugandan music industry.
“Lack of connections, airplay and a promotiomal budget have since hindered every ones success” she added.
Tony Right is a S.6 drop out at Crested Senior School in Makindye but holds a certificate in Theology and Healthy care.
Last Remarks and Favorite Quote.
The moment you have a vision,a call and a purpose, no body can stop you because whatever is from God is led by him.
He will provide and align people in a way thats favorable to you.