On October 4th 2019, all roads lead to Sheraton Kampala Hotel as Ugandan born Reggae star, David Amon Ssemanda Ssematimba, also known as ‘Madoxx’, will satisfy the huge appetite for fans in the country.
Madoxx Ssemanda Sematimba is the stage name for the Ugandan roots reggae musician David Amon Ssemanda Ssematimba. He is popular in Uganda for his reggae ballads in Luganda, lives in Kampala, Uganda.
Ssematimba was born in Kampala in 1972. One of Uganda’s Music Legends who have contributed so much to the Uganda’s Music industry. He attended Makonzi Boarding Primary School and Busoga College Mwiri. Before choosing a path in music, Ssematimba worked as a primary school teacher. He relocated to Stockholm, Sweden in 1991, when he was 21 years old. While performing in night-clubs to pay for his computer studies, he met Kenneth “Mafo” Ssejjemba Magoye, a fellow musician, who introduced him to Aggrey Ssembatya, the proprietor of Small Axe Productions. He moved to Gothenburg where he eventually began work on his albums at Small Axe Studios. He wrote, composed, arranged, programmed, performed, co-mixed and produced all the songs on the albums while Aggrey engineered and co-mixed the albums.
“Maddox is one of the celebrated Ugandan musicians and as Pilsner Lager we are happy to be part of this event where we get to celebrate our very own artists with very rich music that has stood the taste of time.” Edgar Kihumuro Pilsner Brand Manager said
Maddox is a reggae musician who sings in Luganda. Released in 2000, Madoxx’s first album named Tukolagane included the singles “Namagembe”, “Tukolagane”, “Omukwano Gwaffe” and “Eddembe”. He followed up in 2006 with the album Abato, with singles like “Nakatudde”, “Leka Nkulage”, “Easy” and “Wansonyi”. Influenced by Gregory Isaacs and Israel Vibration to name but a few. He continued to perform until 2009 when he returned to Uganda, Since Maddox has been performing locally.
“Ugandans love their music and we are always excited to be part of the team that is bringing the best music experience to you. To all Maddox fans out there, expect one of the finest concerts ever staged in Kampala because it just keeps getting better.” Edgar added.
Sprout Africa have partnered with Pilsner Lager The Kings Beer, Schweppes, Sheraton Kampala Hotel, Silk Events, NTV and 91.3 Capital FM to host the biggest concert of the year MADOXX: LIVE IN CONCERT, themed “#THE LEGEND”, at a fully green garden area of the historic Sheraton Kampala Hotel starting at 4:00 PM until mid-night .
The concert will feature other artistes including; The Ziwuna Band of Frank Mbalire and Sammy Kasule, The traditional dance Crane performers, Juliana Kanyomozi, Eddy Kenzo mention but few all backed by the UB5 Band.
Early Bird tickets [Gen: 25K | VIP: 40K] Gates Fee [Gen: 30K | VIP: 50K | Table 1 Million] and for reservations please call 0773 271 720
Tickets will be available at the following outlets:
• Sheraton Kampala Hotel
• GAME Lugogo
MADOXX THE LEGEND celebration will then move on to; Freedom City On Sunday 06th October and last at TransAfrica Jinja On Saturday 12th October 2019.