‘African Music’ Is the New Album From Singer Azawi

‘African Music’ is the debut album by Ugandan multi-talented singer/songwriter Azawi. It was released on October 9, 2021, through Swangz Avenue, a record label company in Uganda.

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Ugandan multi-talented singer/songwriter Azawi has released her latest 2021 album ‘African Music’. PHOTO via @TWITTER

KAMPALA | LIFESTYLE UGANDA (https://lifestyleug.com/) — Despite the turbulent times caused by the global pandemic, Ugandan singer/songwriter Priscilla Zawedde alias Azawi has managed to remain both hopeful and optimistic, this is demonstrated in her debut album titled ‘African Music’.

The 16-track project—the follow-up to the 2020 EP ‘LoFit’ was released today on October 9, 2021, through Swangz Avenue Management, a record label company in Uganda.

It includes guest appearances by top Ugandan artists. We’re talking about heavy-hit makers like Fik Fameica, A Pass, Eddy Kenzo, and more.

On this album, she also worked with several other record producers, such as Steve Keys, Kusseim, Nessim, and Bomba.

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Last night (October 7) in Kampala’s Saba Onomo Hotel, Azawi hosted her first-ever listening party for her unreleased album, “African Music.”

It was an invitation-only event, and the guests included the Swangz Avenue team, Sheilah Gashumba, and boyfriend Rickman Manrick , as well as Eddy Kenzo.

Azawi, who was featured in a 2020 COVID-19 awareness song with other artists, including A Pass, Fik Fameica, John Blaq, and Vinka said her latest album ‘African Music is a collection of her life experiences translated into the tracks.

Benon Mugumbya, who is one of the executive producers and a featured artist on the album, spoke about the project during a YouTube documentary called ‘The Making of African Music ‘ last week.

He explained that Azawi is really what you would call the quintessential musician if such a thing exists in art.

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‘Azawi is really what you would call the quintessential musician if such a thing exists in art. she’s super passionate about what she does, pays attention to detail, super hungry and really that gives you the morale and the drive to make sure you facilitate the dream.’

Benon

Azawi expanded on the album’s overall tone and message in a YouTube documentary called ‘The Making of African Music’, explaining it was heavily inspired by different African rhythms and sounds.

‘Being in the traditional African traditional dance groups exposed me to that rich content of African sounds and rhythms and I got all of that content and I put it into my work that is why you’re going to find a lot of African instruments in my content.’

You can stream ‘African Music’ by Azawi — executive produced by Benon Mugumbya and Julius Kyazze of Swangz Avenue on all major platforms, including Apple Music , Tidal, Audiomack and Spotify.

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