“I would have married this year, but because of this issue of COVID-19, I will have my wedding in 2022.”
Moses Ssali, commonly known as Bebe Cool, says that he will wed his fiancé Zuena Kirema in 2022. During a TV show last night, Bebe Cool explained, "So many people have been asking when I will be marrying."
"But, I did not want to marry for the people's sake, or even her (Zuena's) sake. I wanted to marry for the sake or my parents and her parents; at the time they would be proud of us."
He added, "I would have married this year, but because of this issue of COVID-19, I will have my wedding in 2022."
The couple got married in a civil ceremony on September 12, 2003. He says he has have five children, as of today; and still loves his wife more than ever.
Bebe Cool (real name Moses Ssali; born 1 September 1977) is an African reggae and reggae musician from Uganda. He started his career around 1997 in Nairobi, Kenya, but moved back to his native country a few years later. Bebe Cool was one of the first artists affiliated with Ogopa DJs, a production house and record label in Kenya.
Bebe Cool is a three-time winner of the Artist of The Year Award at the Prestigious HiPipo Music Awards and won several accolades at Pearl of Africa Music Awards (PAM Awards). He was nominated for the Kora All-African Awards in 2003 and 2005. He has toured in the United Kingdom and the United States. Two of his popular singles are "Fitina" and "Mambo Mingi".
He also collaborated with Halima Namakula, a Ugandan veteran woman musician, on their crossover track "Sambagala". He released two solo albums, Maisha and Senta. His lyrics are in Luganda, Swahili, and English. Together with Kenyan duo Necessary Noize, Bebe Cool has formed a reggae group known as the East African Bashment Crew. They have released one album, Fire, and two hit singles, "Africa Unite" and "Fire". The group was nominated at the MTV Africa Music Awards 2008.
In 2013, Bebe Cool had a music battle with one of Nigeria's top artists D'banj in a neutral place, Glamis Arena Harare Zimbabwe. The show was organized under the theme "Battle for Africa". Bebe Cool put up a great performance at the battle.
In 2014, Bebe Cool's remade Born in Africa remix song, a remake of the late Philly Lutaaya's song was voted among Africa's greatest songs of all time.
Bebe Cool has performed in the Big Brother house twice. From 2016 to 2018, there was rising controversy against Bebe Cool for being close to campaigning for President Yoweri Museveni, who is once again standing for Presidency, and was nominated on Monday November 3, 2020. Ugandans at one time chased Bebe Cool off the stage in a show before he could sing.