Tanzanian singer, Naseeb Abdul Juma aka Diamond Platnumz has been confirmed as the headlining artist of the 6th Kampala city festival.
Speaking while launching the event at City Hall on Wednesday morning, the Kampala Capital City Authority [KCCA] executive director, Jennifer Musisi, said Diamond will perform at the KCCA city festival charity concert on 6th October 2017.
He is best known for his hit songs “Number One” which he featured Nigerian artiste Davido, Kidogo Ft P-Square, and the latest marry me song Ft American pope and R&B star Ne-Yo.
He will perform along with Ugandan artists like Geosteady, Jose Chameleon, Winnie Nwangi, Sheeba Karungi, Navio, among others.
This year’s carnival is fully funded by sponsors: Christ Embassy Church contributed Shs100m, Audley limited Shs70m from Kampala Casino, City Tyres gave a blank cheque, Bell Lager contributed Shs270m, Movit Products contributed Shs70m while Airtel contributed Shs50m towards the festival.
Other sponsors included Light House Television who also wish to see the October festival become a success.
KCCA festival is not going to be for only one day like it has always been, it’s going to take three days [6th, 7th and 8th October with a budget of over UGX1.3bn.