Music is defined as an art form and cultural activity whose medium is sound organized in time.
General definitions of music include common elements such as pitch, rhythm, dynamics, and the sonic qualities of timbre and texture.
According to Wikipedia, different styles or types of music may emphasize, de-emphasize or omit some of the elements.
Worldwide, music is used to bring people together, preach or send a message and those behind it are celebrities.
TND News core goals, one among many, is to support local talents in youth by exposing them positively to the competitive world.
In our “TND Talent Expose”, we chat with Ogwal Jimmy, known by his stage name as Diamond UG Dr.
Qtn. Briefly tell us who you are.
Ans. I am Ogwal Jimmy. My stage name is Diamond UG Dr. Born in 1997 in Alebtong district.
Qtn. You went to schools. What qualifications do you have?
Ans. I went to Barapwo primary school in 2001 for my primary one up to 2004. Then in 2005, I went to Olaka Annex for my primary five up to primary seven in 2007.
Qtn. What next after completing primary seven?
Ans. In 2008, 2009 and 2011 i was out due to school fees because my dad couldn’t afford school fees.
In 2011, I joined secondary school, Bright Light College (BLC) up to 2014 but I didn’t sit for senior four (UCE) examinations because my dad died and no one was able to pay for me school fees.
Qtn. Joining competitive music industry
Ans. I started doing music this year (2019) in March. On 15th March, 2019 I did a collabo with Comic Obote in the “Unconditional Love” and that was my first song.
In May, I realsed “Brother” and “Akullo” in June, 2019. Then in August, I released “CILI”
Qtn. What is more challenging?
Ans. Marketing my music, sponsorship, no enough funds and getting it played in major airwaves.