Pop-star cum NUP darling, Bobi Wine has opened up on why he does music, noting that it has nothing to do with money, but the message he passes across in his songs.
The former MP claims he has different sources of income and that money from his music is secondary!
Speaking during a recent interview, Bobi Wine noted that he has several revenue streams and as such, he does not rely on music for survival.
He further noted that after joining politics, music has become a channel for him deliver messages to his supporters in and outside Uganda.
“I’m a ghetto youth and I know how to survive without money. However, like before, i had other businesses besides music. I don’t live a luxurious life but I wasn’t broke because I made money before as Bobi Wine.
“I don’t sing to get money or better myself, I sing because I want to pass the message to the people. I did music not because I wanted to get better but because I had something to say to the people,”.
The Firebase Entertainment boss has not been very active in the music industry ever since he ventured into the Ugandan political scene.
The rate at which he releases music dropped with most of his jams now focusing on political occurrences in the country.
At the beginning of this year Forbes Magazine Africa ranked Bobi as the richest musician in East Africa with a net worth of $7.2 Million (Shs25 Billion). TZ star, Diamond Platnumz came 2nd and Jose Chameleone 3rd on the list
What is currently happening in Bobi Wine’s political world…
Bobi Reveals through his official social media handles that he was blocked from attending Zambian president, Hakainde Hichilema’s Inauguration ceremony.
Visibly disappointed the former presidential candidate partly opened;
“Yesterday night, I communicated to President Hakainde’s Inauguration Committee and expressed deep regrets for not attending this momentous event, after all my efforts to travel to Zambia were frustrated. In the coming days, I will issue a statement giving further details. Nevertheless, I remain very grateful for the invitation.
To our sisters and brothers in Zambia, THANK YOU for showing the way. It is now our duty as a generation to ensure that peaceful transitions become normal on this our continent. God bless Zambia. God bless Uganda. God bless Africa”
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