Flashmag Digizine Edition Issue 110 October 2020 - Page 47

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Artist To Follow

Sheebah Karungi (born November 11, 1989) is a Ugandan artist, dancer and actress who started her acting career in Queen of Katwe as Shakira. After leaving Obsessions, a dance group she joined in 2006, she rose to fame with the release of her single "Ice Cream". In 2014, she released her debut project Ice Cream, a five-track EP that went well commercially and led her to consecutive HiPipo Music Awards for Best Female Artist in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. She also won the Artist of the Year award twice, in 2017 and 2018, at the HiPipo Music Awards in Uganda.

Sheebah Karungi was born and raised by a single mother in Kawempe, a division of Kampala, the capital of Uganda. After completing her basic education at Muslim Primary School in Kawempe, she dropped out of high school when she was a student at Midland Secondary School, Kawempe. .

Sheebah Karungi