Deyce is a Ugandan artist but does all styles However he specializes in RNB because it’s the one he can do best. He started his music from secondary at St Lawrence ss up to now and is looking forward to lifting Uganda musically.
His latest hit song Mr lover has caught the attention of many music fans in Uganda now.
We caught up with him and told shared with us his musical journey so far.
What first got you into music?
Doing Music Came Naturally. I come from a family of musicians despite the music being done at a lower level. Also, I just loved singing.
Briefly tell us your music background? Was your family supportive in the first place?
I have had a quite challenging journey. I can just recall the day I walked on foot from home to Natete to meet a producer. I left home thinking the producer would be interested in managing my music. When I reached at his studio he asked me for shs500k to work on my song. I was young and never had any coin on me. But that never put me down, I continued to hustle until today.
When my family especially my sister got to know that I have talent and I can sing, they have been so supportive. My sister has supported me from day one and I am so grateful for this.
How would you describe the music that you typically create?
I always make sure my Music has an African vibe in it. I create songs using our day-to-day life challenges. My music heals and touches the soul.
With no doubt, your songs are receiving massive airplay, in your thinking, what contributed to this?
My strength is the storytelling, the choice of my song titles, and my lyrical content plus I always study the music Market before I release Music).
Let’s talk about your latest song, what is the message behind this song?
My latest song is inspired by love. It is a love song and I sang it for lovers. It has no major messages but just love.
Who writes your songs?
I write my music and write for my fellow Artists too.
Which artists would you wish to collaborate with?
Most of my Collaborations depend on the vibe and my relationship with the artists. As long as you are talented we can hit the studio.
Apart from your latest song, what other songs have you worked on?
There is Better, Come to me, Coco and many more. I also in studio for more songs.
What is your favorite song among them all?
My favorite song depends on my moods because my songs have different messages.
What is one message you would give to your fans?
They should get ready to dance because that’s the direction of Music I am taking now.
Where have you performed? What are your favorite and least favorite venues? Do you have any upcoming shows?
I have performed at different stages in Kampala. I have also moved up to Kigali.
How do you feel the Internet has impacted the music business?
The internet is the future, any artist not embracing it will soon expire. Me personally it has helped me to have control of my music, and it has opened more global opportunities for artists and the best is yet to come.
Which famous female musicians do you admire?
Not really because I am so busy making music and no time to admire.
What has been your greatest challenge in the ug music industry?
Everyone in the Entertainment business is competing for the Celebrity space and Most of the time for the wrong reasons. Also dishonesty in the industry and in the media. I also the cost of music production is high.
If you could change anything about the industry, what would it be?
If the government respected art and implemented copyright and fair play in the game no one would be complaining.
What’s next for you?
More Music. Ugandans should expect more and more music.