Our desk has learnt that Channel O boss, Ugandan born, Leslie Kasumba will be one of the judges for the inaugural Club Music Video Awards and is expected in the country in a few weeks time.
From the experience and love for music, Kasumba has done work for UN, MTV, has hosted and facilitated the live 8 music concert, therefore a big asset for the event.
Nile breweries, the makers of club beer say that they have invested over Shs500m in the first music video awards in Uganda’s entertainment industry. The event also means alot to local musicians as Kasumba has done so much to bring unknown musicians across Africa to continental television.
Kashumba holds a BA in Dramatic Arts from South Africa’s Wits University and started working at YFM, as a DJ, producer and Magazine editor in South Africa at the age of 19 years.