Entertainment
Radio DJs, artistes meet to resolve stand off
Publish Date: Apr 16, 2014
Radio DJs, artistes meet to resolve stand off
DJs argue artistes have to make the mark like Chameleone to get more airplay for their music
  • mail
  • img
newvision

By Kalungi Kabuye

Following the on-going debate about the perceived negative impact of playing foreign especially Nigerian entertainment content on Uganda’s airwaves and places of entertainment, some sections of the public and the musicians’ fraternity have called for dialogue between the artistes and DJ/VJs.

The argument is that while there may be other factors influencing this choice, it is important to note that this preference, is an impediment to the growth of the music industry, most specifically to local musicians whose economic livelihood thrives on their talent.

For this reason iBRAND and EMDI Institute of Media & Communication is organizing a one day musicians’ forum to bring local musicians and the gatekeepers of public broadcasting on one platform to have a meeting of minds.

The forum, to take place at 2:00pm, today Wednesday, April 16, at EMDI Institute of Media& Communication in Nsambya, will seek to address the key issues of quality production, consumer behaviour and business artistry.

Radio Consultant and researcher, Joel Isabirye, Music Programmer Chris Luwuge and Producer John Kizza will lead presentations.
 

The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact digital@newvision.co.ug

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
Jaguza children’s choir glorify God through cultural vibes
Jaguza Children’s Choir has positioned itself comfortably as one of the favourite children’s gospel musical group....
Sony Pictures names new head of movie group
Sony Pictures Entertainment on Tuesday named Tom Rothman as new chairman of its motion picture group, a major move after a massive cyberattack devastated the entertainment giant....
Google Blogger removes sexually explicit content
Google said Tuesday it would ban sexually explicit content or "graphic nudity" on its Blogger platform, asking users to remove the material by March 23....
‘Ugandan men don’t know what they want’
Angellah Nabadda is gospel singer, and a presenter to one of local TV stations...
Oscars shape up into a two-horse race
Hollywood is holding its breath ahead of the Oscars on Sunday, with dark comedy "Birdman" and coming-of-age drama "Boyhood" neck-and-neck in the awards season home stretch....
Rapper Vanilla Ice charged in US burglary
Rap artist Vanilla Ice, who stormed to worldwide fame over two decades ago with smash-hit "Ice Ice Baby," has been taken into custody and charged with burglary and grand theft, US police said Wednesday....
Should judges sentence murderers to death?
Yes
No
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter