David Lutalo is a Ugandan musician who is prominent in singing and songwriting. He is a Ugandan Afro-pop vocalist who came to prominence with the satirical song Kapapala.
Davi Lutalo is popular among Ugandan music fans for having a distinctive, high-toned, harsh voice that has made him famous both in rural and urban Uganda.
He usually performs music from the urban Kadongo Kamu genre. He is a great encouragement to young people, especially those who are attempting to make their mark in Uganda’s music industry.
If you want to know more, Take a look at the detailed biography of David Lutalo.
David Lutalo – Early Life
David Lutalo is one of the Ugandan singers who is well recognized for his ability to sing fluently in Luganda, Swahili, and English. David Lutalo was born to Mastula Nassazi and Luggya Robinson in the Luwero district on March 8, 1986.
David typically presents himself as simple and real and so he does not have a fancy stage name.
In an interview, David disclosed that his father was Pentecostal and his mother was Muslim. Even though his father was a very devout Christian, they were given the freedom to practice any religion they choose once they turn 20. While his siblings went to Advent church, he joined Pastor Bugembe’s congregation.
David Lutalo – Education
David Lutalo attended many schools, including Kikunyu Primary School and Balitta Lwogi Primary School, where he earned his primary leaving Examination (PLE).
After that, he joined Kasana Town Academy Luwero for his high school studies, where he earned his Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE).
Finally, David attended Busisa Grammar for his A-Level studies, which he left before completing his studies.
David Lutalo – Personal Life
Sharon Walukaga is the wife and mother of David Lutalo’s children. The only thing that is known about Sharon is that she is an extremely attractive Ugandan woman. The couple has two children together.
David reportedly met Sharon in 2008 after the release of his first song. In 2015, several reports came with the claim of David and Sharon breaking up. Later in 2018 the couple reportedly got back together.
David keeps his personal life off the screen and so there isn’t much known about his wife or children.
David Lutalo – Musical Career
David Lutalo was interested in music from a very young age. He wrote the lyrics to his song Batusosola while studying in high school and went on to write the well-known Kapapala tune.
To pay for a studio session, he struggled to raise money and was forced to take odd jobs like bricklaying and charcoal burning. But because the amount was inadequate, he decided to pay it in installments with the studio management.
Being an unknown artist, he had difficulty getting his music played on radio stations. He achieved fame in 2008 after the release of his debut song Kapapala, which drew admirers from all around Uganda.
David Lutalo has put out numerous singles, studio albums, and collaborations since his debut in 2008.
David Lutalo – Best Songs And Albums
David Lutalo has contributed to the Ugandan music industry with more than 50 songs. Let’s see which are the major albums of this Ugandan musician.
- Kapapala (2008)
- Janjaba (2009)
- Okutte Wagumu (2012)
- Nakusiima (2019)
- Mapenzi (2014)
- Far Away (2014)
- Ngumba Zange (2012)
Here’s a list of a few single songs by David Lutalo.
- I Love You
- So Nice
- Eat Zote
- Am in Love
- Kabisi Ka Ndagala
David had several collaborations with the nation’s top musicians such as Eddy Kenzo, Bebe Cool, Goodlyfe Crew, and many more. The list of songs in which David collaborated with other musicians is given below:
- Mugumu – Eddy Kenzo and Ziza Bafana
- I Can See – Babe Cool
- Woowe – OS Suuna
- Mubbi Bubi – Maro
- Kyosaba _ Chosen Becky
- Mile – Solidstar Shaba
- Hellena – Goodlyfe Crew
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David Lutalo – Awards And Nominations
The popular song of David, Manya, received the MTN Callback Tune Online Monthly Awards both in September and October 2015.
He won the HiPipo Awards multiple times in 2016 and 2017. His song Eat Zote received over six nominations for the 2019 HiPipo awards. It won Best Male Artist and Decade Afro Melodies Lyricist Awards. The year 2019 is marked as one of the best years for David Musically.
David Lutalo – Net Worth
David Lutalo is considered one of the richest musicians from Uganda. As of 2023, David is supposed to have a net worth of approximately $1.5 million. The major source of income is the music industry.
Apart from that he owns a musical production company named Da Hares and he served as one of the brand ambassadors for Africell, a leading mobile network in Africa. David was also a part of the Kwasa With Cente Visa campaign conducted by the Centenary Bank.